Postgraduate Certificate in EU Policy Making

Since 2013, the IES offers a Postgraduate Certificate in EU Policy Making designed and instructed by EU and e-learning experts. This academic programme is worth 25 ECTS and combines 5 EU Modules online courses with the IES Summer School, in an innovative blended learning fashion. The certificate is an excellent choice for students and young professionals who wish to broaden their knowledge on the functioning of the European Union, its intricate decision-making process and the roles of various actors involved. Students are offered the flexibility of taking this programme in a 1-year or a 2-year track.


Focus on



Identify the most important historical moments of European integration and understand their impact.


Understand the composition and functioning of the main EU institutions and their role in the decision-making process.


To understand the various stages of the EU decision-making process and the involvement of the various actors


Understand the principles and characteristics of EU law and its application in the various EU policy areas.

EU in the World

Explore the relationship between Europe Union and the rest of the world.

Build your network

Meet people in the Summer School and through other networking and social events.