Call for a Guest Professor in European Economic Integrations

EU Winter School (EUWS), 19-23 January 2015

at University of Prishtina, Prishtina, Kosovo

EYCA Kosovo is looking for a Guest Professor with specialty in EU Competition Policy for its EU Winter School (EUWS) to be held between 19-23 January 2015 in collaboration with University of Prishtina. Guest Professor will teach one to two lectures per day between 5 days (it is possible to teach less days) and will receive an honorarium along with travel and accommodation expenses.

About EUWS

EYCA Kosovo will organize the 1st edition of the EU Winter School (EUWS 2015), The event will be held on 19-23 January 2015 in collaboration with University of Prishtina. This edition of the EUWS will consist of moderated debates, lectures, open discussions and practical work, provided by academics from European universities, YCS Alumni and local practitioners active in the area of European integration. It will be organised in cooperation with the EU Scholarship Schemeproject, with the support of the University of Prishtina, which will provide the premises.

The project targets last year undergraduate students of Economics, Law and Political Sciences from all universities in Kosovo. EUWS 2015 will consist of three days of academic lectures and two plenary sessions. EUWS 2015 builds upon its tradition of contributing to improve the academic offer available in Kosovo on EU Affairs and EU integration process, as well as providing an opportunity to network with EU academics, YCS alumni and practitioners otherwise not available to the students. It will also provide a unique opportunity to ca 40 undergraduate students to discuss EU and EU integration matters (both theoretically and practically) and network with leading professionals and academics.

Different from previous editions of the EU Summer School, this year’s EUWS will focus on a flagship topic, “EU Affairs and Europeanization of Kosovo’s Society, Economy and Politics through Accession”, by combining theoretical and practical aspects.

Possible topics to be covered by the Guest Professor:

Theoretical Background and Main Principles of the EU Competition Policy

EU Competition Policy: Constitutional and Legal Foundations (including WTO Rules), Institutions and Decision-Making Processes

EU Competition Policy in Practice: Globalization and Economies of Scale

Application of the EU Competition Policy and Acquis: the Role of the European Commission and the European Court of Justice and other Institutions

EU Competition Policy in the Context of EU Enlargement: Acquis Approximation, Institution-Building, Market Regulation and Economic Competitiveness

Expression of Interest:

Please send a CV to Deadline: December 5, 2014.