The City of Modena, in collaboration with the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and the Fondazione Collegio San Carlo of Modena, organizes a summer course called “Renzo Imbeni Summer School”, to provide an opportunity of advanced training aimed at Master’s graduate or graduating students on the European Union and its democratic consolidation process.

The course is reserved to a maximum of 30 participants, of which at least 9 from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, and at least 5 non-Italian students.

The 2017 Renzo Imbeni Summer School will focus on: “Rethinking the European Union sixty years after the Treaties of Rome”.
Lectures will be in Italian and/or English. No translation service is provided. The complete course programme is available at
To be eligible for the selection, candidates must:
1. fill out the official application form;
2. attach a copy of a currently valid identity document;
3. attach a curriculum vitae, exclusively in EU standard format;
4. attach a cover letter (maximum 2,000 characters) to be evaluated by the Scientific Committee.
The application form can be downloaded at
Failure to submit – or incomplete filling out of – any of the documents listed above will automatically lead to exclusion from the selection procedure.
At the end of the course two grants will be awarded for a four-months internship at the European Parliament in Brussels, to take place in the first semester of 2018.
You have time until April 28th 2017 to find out if you are eligible to apply and send your application.