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Academy of Global Governance

The Academy of Global Governance offers a unique executive training model which combines academic research-based knowledge and evidence-based practice. Its purpose is to combine the forces of both academia and the professional world. It brings together young and mid-level professionals from the EU institutions, international organisations, national administrations, non-governmental organisations and private enterprises on the one hand, and young promising academics (doctoral and postdoctoral researchers).

Since the first executive training course in 2010, the Academy has built a global community from a great variety of sectors. More than 1,100 participants were trained between 2010 and 2015. By reflecting the four research areas of the Global Governance Programme, the courses cover a wide range of topics, such as, World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute settlement mechanisms, institutions of regional integration, European foreign and security policy, etc.

The teaching staff of the Academy include leading academics from universities and research centres such as the Universities of Cambridge, Oxford, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Harvard, as well as officials from EU institutions, national ministries, government agencies, and international organisations such as the WTO, the US State Department, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and practitioners from the business sector.

The Academy can also design customised training course for junior, middle or senior management officials on a variety of global governance issues.

Programmes and registration forms are available at: Academy.eui.eu

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

In 2016 the Global Governance Programme launched three Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). These are online university courses that are available and free of charge to anyone who has Internet access. In offering these courses, the Programme works in partnership with Future Learn, the Social Learning Platform launched by the Open University UK in 2012..