The new graduate programme on European Union Relations has started on 27th of September, 2010 at Bahçeşehir University and Leyla Arsan, the CEO of TAGES, gives courses on Framework of Brussels Based Programs under this MA programme.
In the future, Turkey’s relations with the EU will be more constant. In this process, it seems that there will be a necessity for people with expertise and knowledge which will be required for Turkey’s negotiation process with the European Union. In this context, the program which Asst. Associate Professor Cengiz Aktar is the coordinator mainly contains Economics, International Relations and Political Science branches.
The core courses which will be under the program are Enlargement, Turkey and EU, European Public Law, Selected Topics in EU, Identity and Citizenship in EU, Framework of Brussels based Programs, EU Grants and Project Management, Lobbying in the EU, Negotiation Techniques and EU Common Policies etc.
Leyla Arsan, the CEO of TAGES, provides the Framework of Brussels based Programs course under this MA programme.As the structure of EU Integration and policy-based development are based on funding system, the course describes the generic structure of the funding mechanisms, the differentiation for each different funding types. Throughout the course, the description of the project based approaches and modelling of a new project based on EU policies and the methodologies for innovative project idea where applied scenarios are provided. The course also entails the methods of international cooperation among people belonging to different disciplines (i.e. industries, European enterprises, universities and NGOs), the methods of communication with EU institutions, the methods of networking in EU projects and consortium development, and the methods of organizing joint activities. The course is designed in a framework of applied sessions. Arsan mentions the critical points of framework programs, funds, networking in EU projects and consortium development, joint activities etc. taking advantage of her experience. She aims to make course more practical by giving current examples and making practical assignments.
For more details of the programme:http://www.bahcesehir.edu.tr/fakultesayfa/yuksekprogram/act/sosyalbilimler/program/abiliskileri