Our partners in 2012
Committee of the Regions
The Committee of the Regions (CoR) is the political assembly that provides the regional and local levels with a voice in EU policy development and EU legislation.
The Treaties oblige the Commission, Parliament and Council to consult the Committee of the Regions whenever new proposals are made in areas that affect the regional or local level. The CoR has 344 members from the 27 EU countries, and its work is organised in 6 different commissions. They examine proposals, debate and discuss in order to write official opinions on key issues.
DG Education and Culture, European Commission
The mission of the European Commission's Directorate-General for Education and Culture is to strengthen and promote education and lifelong learning, cultural and linguistic diversity, mobility, sport and the active participation of European citizens, particularly the young. In accordance with the principle of subsidiarity, EU initiatives in the fields of education, research training, vocational training, youth, multilingualism, audiovisual, culture and sport support and complement national initiatives. EU action is concentrated on themes which it considers would be best addressed at Community level, either due to the scale or effects of the planned initiative, or because European cooperation would be the best means to use experience already gained at national, regional or local level.
Youth on the Move
Youth on the Move is a comprehensive package of policy initiatives on education and employment for young people in Europe. Launched in 2010, it is part of the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.
Youth on the Move aims to improve young people's education and employability, to reduce high youth unemployment and to increase the youth-employment rate – in line with the wider EU target of achieving a 75% employment rate for the working-age population (20-64 years) – by:
•making education and training more relevant to young people's needs
Academic seminar partner
Institute of European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The Institute for European Studies is an autonomous department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. It was created in 2001 through an initiative taken by the Flemish Government. As a Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, the IES teaches advanced Master programmes, and focuses on interdisciplinary research in European Studies, more specifically on the role of the EU in an international setting. Within this scope, the IES provides academic services to scholars, policy makers and the general public.
The Institute's central location in Brussels, the capital of Europe, makes it an ideal workplace for both students and established scholars wishing to conduct research in an international and interdisciplinary setting. The IES provides also an ideal forum for conferences and workshops on European issues.
The mission of the IES is threefold:
- Providing advanced education;
The Institute collaborates closely with numerous universities and research institutions in Belgium, Europe and internationally. These partnerships and the continuous exchange of new ideas with practitioners and scholars allows the IES to strengthen its research goals and produce a high-level blend of conceptual and practical expertise con all major EU policies.
Careers International Careers International organises unique, invitation-only Career Events at which top international employers meet and interview high potential graduates and early-career professionals for a wide variety of international positions. These Events take place in London, Berlin and Brussels and focus on different academic backgrounds and work experience, bringing together up to 15 international companies and 200 to 300 internationally minded candidates. Online Events bring the candidates closer to their potential employer through online interaction - webcasts, presentations and chats as well as the possibility to directly apply for jobs. Additionally, Careers International supports companies with the attraction and selection of the right candidate for various positions. For more information and to apply, visit www.careersinternational.com.
Careers International organises unique, invitation-only Career Events at which top international employers meet and interview high potential graduates and early-career professionals for a wide variety of international positions. These Events take place in London, Berlin and Brussels and focus on different academic backgrounds and work experience, bringing together up to 15 international companies and 200 to 300 internationally minded candidates. Online Events bring the candidates closer to their potential employer through online interaction - webcasts, presentations and chats as well as the possibility to directly apply for jobs. Additionally, Careers International supports companies with the attraction and selection of the right candidate for various positions. For more information and to apply, visit www.careersinternational.com.
UACES - the academic association for contemporary European Studies
The role of the association is to advance education for the public benefit through the promotion of teaching and research in contemporary European Studies, and in furtherance of this objective;
• to maintain and foster links between universities and other appropriate bodies;
• to promote contemporary European Studies;
• to foster coordination of teaching and research including the organizing of meetings and seminars;
• to encourage the dissemination of research findings and to foster debate;
• to encourage the development of the successor generation of teachers and researchers.
ELSA - the European Law Students Association
The European Law Students‘ Association (ELSA) is the world‘s largest independent, non-profit, non-political association run by and for law students and young lawyers. ELSA comprises a membership close to 33,000 students and recent graduates who are interested in law and have demonstrated commitment to international issues. ELSA operates primarily through its local groups located at close to 300 universities throughout 42 countries in Europe.
The ELSA Vision is: “A just world in which there is respect for human dignity and cultural diversity.” ELSA aims at contributing to legal education, fostering mutual understanding and promoting social responsibility among law students and young lawyers. ELSA provides opportunities for members to learn about other cultures and legal systems in a spirit of critical dialogue through various projects and events such as seminars, conferences, moot court competitions, essay competitions, study visits, legal research groups and an international traineeship programme.
JADE - European Confederation of Junior Enterprises
StudentEvents.com finds the best student competitions, conferences & seminars globally and enable students to find and apply to them easily (and for FREE).
Worldwide Events: Meet the World's Top Business Schools, One-to-One
Since 2004 matchboxmedia publishes the Jobguide book series for academic jobseekers. The three main products, Jobguide Germany, Jobguide Engineering and Jobguide Praktikum have been complemented by the eBooks, electronic compendia, to look for certain branches, functions or regions.
In addition to the book series matchboxmedia launched www.jobguide.de, a platform with a job market, employer data base, scholarship data base, eBooks and news all around the job world. Monthly, thousands of applicants receive at least one of the four e-mail newsletter JobguideXpress, JobguideXpress_MINT, JobguideXpress_Consulting or JobguideXpress_International to be kept in the loop.
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Partners for EU Studies Fair 2012