The College of Europe develops professional and in particular leadership skills, through courses and workshops offered within Academic departments but also through the Careers office and Language service

Typical skills developed (depending on Academic department):

  • Language skills (with emphasis on specific professional use)
  • Negotiation skills
  • Public speaking skills
  • Fast reading and note taking skills
  • Managing teams
  • Defending an argument
  • Legal pleading
  • Crisis management
  • Lobbying skills
  • Preparing a Research proposal
  • Understanding on-line communication
  • Networking

The European General Studies programme also organizes a Leadership series, where prominent leaders share their expertise.