The WiP – 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.
Headquarter of Government Institutions, pulsing heart of American politics, the capital city of United States is the place where main American governance decisions and global guidances are determined.
Core of international financial institutions, the city is also of pivotal relevance in defining world’s economic policies.
Also considered the ultimate international capital city, Washington boasts the broadest concentration of institutions, international organizations, analysis and research centers.
The WiP Study Mission Washington D.C. is addressed to university students and young professionals who want to examine the current politics and the constitutional system of the United States in depth.
The twofold objective is, on one side, to analyze from the inside the system of «Checks and Balances» between the legislative and the executive branches, which constitute the heart of the U.S. democracy. To do so, the participants will be immersed in 5 days of visits and meetings.
On the other, the stay in Washington D.C. will offer the chance to penetrate the global guidelines that the multilateral Organizations set up.
Thanks to the online courses and the individual preparation, the participants will approach the meetings in Washington D.C. with the proper analytical instruments to identify the structural functioning of the U.S. democracy and its critical elements.
The structure of the WiP – Study Mission is divided into three parts:
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n.b. the agenda may change according to variations communicated by speakers or by the involved institutions
Date: July 16 – 20, 2019
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Date: 16 – 27 July 2019 Cost: 2.900€
The offer is dedicated to those who want to combine the WiP Study Mission Washington D.C. with the Economic Diplomacy project, taking place in New York City in the following days.
The participants will spend 12 days in the United States, first in Washington D.C., for a full immersion in the American constitutional system and then in New York City, where they will spend the first 3 days exploring the city, before starting all the activities planned within the Economic Diplomacy project.
The cost includes:
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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 offers scholarship credit incentives to the most competitive participants of the WiP – Study Mission Washington program.
Scholarship credits will be awarded based on the following criteria:
Within 48 hours from the interview, candidates who pass this phase of the application process will receive:
To participate to the WiP – Study Mission, candidates must successfully pass a selection interview. Selection criteria will include the candidate’s motivation to participate in the program, interest in international relations and a good level of English.
Interview results will be communicated to the applicants within 48 hours after the interview.
Candidates who successfully pass the interview will receive the WiP – Study Mission Service Contract via the email address indicated on their application form.
The WiP – Study Mission Service Contract, which shall be completed and signed by the selected party, must be returned within 72 hours of receipt, together with proof of payment by wire transfer of a €250,00 down payment to guarantee the participation.
This down payment of €250,00 will be subtracted from the balance still to be paid by the participant.
Wire transfers should be sent according to the following instructions:
UNICREDIT Bank S.p.A. Account Number: IBAN IT 23 T 0200803292000104987144
in order to take part in the project, candidates need to pass a selection procedure, wich consists of the following steps:
THE SELECTION PROCEDURE WILL OPEN IN MARCH 2019