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Summer Schools


These summer schools organised by the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in Rennes,fall within the programme of the French Ministry of Higher education and Research called "Universités européennes d'été" or "Campus européen d'été" (in accordance with the new title prescribed by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research).

2009 :

In view of the success of past European summer courses, the Jean Monnet Centre of excellence in Rennes is once again organising, from 1 to 12 September 2009, a “European summer campus”.

The main topic under discussion will be: “The European Union and world governance: which contribution with which actors?”.

This European summer ‘campus’ is being jointly organised by the Universities of Rennes 1 and Rennes 2, the Brittany branch of the Ecole normale supérieure of Cachan and Télécom Bretagne.

It has the support of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research and will be open to 4th year (Master 2 level) and PHD students (embarking on a doctorate). It will offer a widely recognised programme of academic credits (4 ECTS). It will also welcome participants whose professional activity has a bearing on the topic under discussion.

Applicants must be fluent in French.

Postal address:
Centre d’Excellence Jean Monnet
Faculté de droit et de science politique
9 rue Jean Macé- CS 54 203
35042 Rennes Cedex

The tuition fees for this summer  campus amount to 60 euros. Accommodation and Transport are not included in those fees. However, there is a possibility of housing in student dormitories. Moreover,  alummni coming from cities twinned with Rennes can have accommodation grants financed by the city of Rennes.


Previous Summer schools :

So far 5 summer schools took place in Rennes :

  • "The relaunch of the European Union and the French presidency", september 2008
  • "European Union and security", september 2007

3 of them were co-organized with the Grenoble pole of excellence ans also took place in Grenoble :

  • "European Union and solidairites", september 2006
  • "Which prospects for the European Union as a global actor in a new world order ?", september 2005
  • "Towards a Constitution for an enlarged European Union", september 2004