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Study Mission New Delhi 2022
Wip Study Missions


WIP Study Mission New Delhi 2022

The Study Missions are part of an innovative training format designed to offer to university students the unique opportunity to deal with today’s most pressing challenges in international relations, going beyond what they have been learning during their academic career.

Start date: 03.04.2022
End date: 10.04.2022

Duration: 7 Days

Why New Delhi?

Numerous observers in world politics are considering the Republic of India as an emerging great power. Since its independence by peaceful means in 1947, India has always been an influential actor to its smaller neighbors, but a step back from the major rival: China.

Bilateral relations between the two Asian giants are intricate, constantly oscillating between rivalry and cooperation. Delhi cannot bear the idea of being subjected to Beijing, but simultaneously it is no able to counterbalance the Chinese influence alone. Despite being a continental state that has significant human, cultural and economic resources, India is struggling to take off as it aspires.

Despite a booming economy, a massive market, a young population, plenty of energy sources, distinct economic, social, and political problems separate India from the status of ‘superpower. Delhi’s internal weaknesses have traditionally been regarded as its distinguishing quality.

The most recent geopolitical developments have increased both regional and global  relevance and attractiveness of the world’s largest democratic nation; just to mention, the catastrophic ongoing situation in Kashmir, the tensions along the border with Pakistan and the advancements around the US-initiated ‘Indo-Pacific alliance’ as well as the China-led RCEP free trade agreement.

India is striving for overcoming its countless deficiencies and has discovered new strengths; it is progressively abandoning its flexible non-alignment attitude while its international voice can no longer be set aside.

Target

The Study Mission project will help students to comprehend the prominence of India on the international arena and it will orient participants in the complex analysis of controversial topics such as green economy, food and health safety, migrations and  sustainable development.

The stay in Delhi will also be a distinctive opportunity to interact with Indian highest authorities. By the end of the program, students will have understood why many scholars talk about “the Asian Century”, gaining a deeper understanding of this contradictory developing country.

The objective of the mission is to allow participants to go beyond academic studies and try to understand the reasons, calculations, obstacles and future aspirations that lie behind political and diplomatic moves.

Participants will also have the opportunity to discover in practice how dialogue and collaboration always constitute an asset and the benefits that the end of the non-alignment policy could yield to the country of the Indus.

Program

The structure of the Study Mission is divided into three parts:

  • a webinar course held by experts, specialized in Russian history, organized in 4 lessons with special focus on the current issues.
  • New Delhi, 7 days of meetings with Institutions, diplomats, managers and opinion makers;
  • Site-visits to historically important areas of the city, exploring secrets and peculiarities of the local communities, religion and culture.

 

 

Participation fee

What is included in the participation fee?

  •  Preparatory course
  •  Hotel stay
  •  Breakfast
  •  All meetings and activities listed in the itinerary
  •  Certification of participation

What is not included in the participation fee?

  •  Round-trip airfare to/from New Delhi
  • Cost and support to obtain Visa
  •  Lunches and dinners
  •  City tours and museum fees
  •  Airport-hotel transfers
Scholarship Credits

The goal of eastwest European Institute is to involve students, selected on merit, providing them with specialized training, finalized to a career in diplomacy, international affairs, advocacy and international business.

EWEI scholarship credits will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Previous participation to an EWEI or Associazione Diplomatici course;;
  • Interview on general knowledge of International relations;
  • English language at C1 level;

It will not be asked any documents to prove the indicated criteria, but we will count on the responsible statements of the candidates.

How to Participate

To participate to the Study Mission, candidates must successfully pass a selection interview. Selection criteria will include the candidate’s motivation to participate in the program, their interest in international relations and a good level of English.

Interview results will be communicated to the applicants within 48 hours.

Candidates who successfully pass the interview will receive the Wip – Study Mission Service Contract via the email address indicated on their application form.

The student undertakes to pay the amount referred to in the contract (net of the scholarship awarded), by paying the above amount to the following bank details within 72 hours of subscription:

Wire transfers should be sent according to the following instructions:

  •  Wires sent to:

UNICREDIT Bank S.p.A. – account number: IBAN IT 23 T 0200 8032 92000104987144

  •  Beneficiary: “European Diplomacy” (the operative company of the EWEI Institute)
  •  Transfer Funds for: “First and Last Name of the participant, Down payment WiP New Delhi 2021
  •  Proof of Wire Transfer sent to registrations@ew-ei.eu

Any bank charges related to the cost of the transfer are charged to the student.

It is possible (upon request) to pay in installments the cost of participation. The installment payment method for the student will take place only via Wire transfer.

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Max Attendance
35
Price
1.350€

For additional information about Study Mission New Delhi and how to participate, contact:

Email: wip.newdelhi@ew-ei.eu

Web: www.ew-ei.eu

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