Master in Advanced European and International Studies: Applied European Policy and Governance Studies
New Features for 2022/23

We are pleased to announce that the MAEIS European Policy and Governance - Trilingual Studies programme is being thoroughly revised and renewed, and would like to inform you about the main changes that will come into effect from the academic year 2022/23:

New Title

Master in Advanced European and International Studies - Applied European Policy and Governance Studies

Academic Studies with an Increased Applied Approach

- Academic studies at the crossroads of theory and practice - students learn by doing
- Applied studies with vocational approach to "be fit for the job" in European institutions and international organisations
- Variety of teaching methods and interactive formats, including presentations, discussions, case studies, role plays, etc.
- Workshops strengthen professional skills, e.g. presenting, negotiating, intercultural communication

Bilingual Programme with a Trilingual Option

- The programme will be taught in English and French and requires active language proficiency in both languages (English: minimum C1; French: minimum B2)
- Trilingual option: Special German language courses with a focus on German EU policies
- Visits to relevant ministries and public institutions in Berlin
- Students choosing the trilingual option will receive an additional certificate with a trilingual mention

Extended Study Trip

- Extended and intensive study trip to Brussels, Luxembourg and Strasbourg during the second term
- Visits and briefings at EU institutions and international organisations, NGOs and European agencies
- Meetings and discussions with EU insiders
- Networking events with institutional representatives and CIFE alumni working in these 3 cities

Renewed, More Focussed Structure

The courses will have a stronger focus on EU politics:
- Module 1: European Integration and Governance
- Module 2: EU Policies and Flagship Initiatives
- Module 3: EU Neighbourhood and External Relations
- Module 4: The European Economy and Globalisation
- Professional Skills Module
- Academic Skills Module

You will find these renewed features described in detail on the programme presentation page and the teaching modules page.




Student Podcast

We're pleased to announce the launch of a student initiative: CIFE Student Podcast! Every month, our students will address questions on poignant issues related to European integration and governance, and discuss current international affairs. Listen to the first episodes in full at:


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