Jean Monnet Module “Moving the EU forward”

Athens EU Model 2016
4-7 April 2016, Athens, Greece


The Institute of European Integration and Policy of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration (University of Athens, Greece) is pleased to announce the organization of the first “Athens EU Model 2016” to be held on 4-7 April 2016 at the Department’s premises, located at 42-44, Aiolou str. Monistaraki area in the historical center of Athens. The Athens EU Model is one of the main activities of the Jean Monnet module “Moving the EU forward” co-funded by the ERASMUS + programme.

The Model will be a four-day simulation of two EU institutions, the European Commission and the Council of the EU. The call is open to 56 advanced undergraduate students and graduates from Greek and foreign Universities. Participants will be assigned the role of EU Commissioners and Council Ministers, promoting their policy positions and negotiating on contemporary EU aspects of energy and climate change policy within the context of the global economic and financial crisis. The working language of the simulation will be English.

For further information on the agenda items and the application procedure please visit the Institute’s site Participation fees covering three light lunches and the Model’s dossier are set to 35 euros per person.

The deadline for applications is the 5th of February 2016. Successful applicants will be informed by mid-February. Participants will receive their study guides and relevant material shortly after and they will have the opportunity to attend 3 preparatory lectures on the institutional processes, negotiation techniques and the new perspectives of EU energy and climate policy.

Do not hesitate to contact the Institute at for any queries you may have.

We are looking forward to welcoming you at the Athens EU Model 2016.

Download the Athens EU Model 2016 call for applications here.