This course is designed to introduce the most important EU policy goals and guidelines – their structure, the process of creation and updating of policy goals and their relation to financial instruments. You will find out how to identify possible interlinkages between everyday-life needs and EU Policies and how to apply it to your project idea.
(1) Participants should be able to navigate through various informational resources regarding the topic of EU priorities, policy goals and related strategies
(2) Participants get an experience in how to search for the strategic documents and are able to explore deeper into the main EU websites containing strategy papers
(3) Participants should realise that there are often strategic shifts during implementation of long term strategies
(4) Participants get an overall view on the most relevant current priority areas influencing EU and national-level policy implementation and the potential future direction of the EU
(1) By the end of this course, participants are able to analyze the most important EU Policy guidelines and policy goals, are able to identify possible interlinkages between practical conditions and EU Policies.
(2) By the end of this course, participants are able to identify the structure and key EU Policy guidelines and policy goals as set by the European Council and the European Commission.
(3) By the end of this course, participants are able to review the EU Policy guidelines and policy goals and to profile the funding application closer to the EU priorities set by the strategic documents.
(4) By the end of this course, participants are able to analyse the process of creation and updating of the set of policy goals: political as well as fiscal and economic targets as managed by the European Council.