Extra-Curricular Academic Activities

Felipe GONZALES, former Prime Minister of Spain, Chairman of the Reflection Group on the future of Europe, Bruges on 22 September 2009.To complement the academic programme, the Department of European Political and Governance Studies organizes challenging and professionalizing extracurricular academic activities:


  • tellUs is a joint project between the College of Europe and the European Commission which offers students the opportunity to interact with EU officials on the future proofing of environmental policy, in a common effort to advance the European agenda towards greater sustainability.
  • SPECQUE is the largest simulation of the European Parliament held in French.
  • Transparency International aims to raise awareness among the students and interested participants about the challenges of transparency and corruption in the EU’s political life and abroad. 
  • European Horizons is a US-based, non-partisan think-tank, devoted to exploring the meaning of European identity, modernizing and reforming the concept of the social market economy, advancing the cause of European integration, and deepening transatlantic relations.