Call for applications: El-Hiwar Summer School on Euro-Arab Relations – Exploring Innovative Ideas to bring European and Arab Citizens Closer


Monday 12.07.21 09:30 to Friday 16.07.21 16:00



The El-Hiwar project is very pleased to announce that the call for applications for its second summer school on Euro-Arab relations is open!

Five days to enhance knowledge of Euro-Arab relations, strengthen skills and explore avenues to bring citizens closer (culture, youth, migration, mobility, diplomacy).





The programme combines different formats in order to maximise the learning potential:

  • Live interactive lectures;
  • Dedicated workshops focusing on skills;
  • “Meet the officials” sessions, replicating in an online format institutional study visits;
  • “Ideas lab” sessions during which participants will reflect, brainstorm and exchange ideas;
  • Social activities and opportunities to expand your professional network.

Learn, connect, network, and make your voice heard by contributing to the discussion on Euro-Arab relations!
The deadline to submit applications is 25 May 2021!

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  This project is funded by the European Union.



Please upload your CV in a PDF format. The CV should specify your language proficiencies as well as your professional experience.
Please briefly describe relevant information (maximum of 200 words)
Please indicate here why you are applying to the Summer School (maximum of 300 words)
Explain a proposal – policy recommendation, project, etc. - which you would like to put forward. If selected, this will be the basis of a policy brief or project proposal to be prepared during the Summer School). Please write down your idea here (maximum of 500 words).

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The data collected and stored by the College of Europe is only that which is necessary for the organization of the course, i.e.: application to the course, inclusion in the list of participants, distribution of information about the El-Hiwar Project if selected above,etc. The rest of the provided information will be stored for seven years for administrative purposes and auditing. In some circumstances, the data may be processed by a third party as required for the roll-up of the project (European Commission, etc).

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