Bijeenkomst ‘Werken bij de EU’: 1 december, meld je aan!

Ben je geïnteresseerd in een Europese loopbaan en wil je weten hoe je binnenkomt bij de EU? Wil je tips en meer weten over de selectieprocedure voor Europese ambtenaren? Of wil je vanuit de praktijk horen hoe het is om bij de Europese Commissie te werken?

Speciaal voor studenten van de Faculteit Governance and Global Affairs is er op 1 december een bijeenkomst ‘Werken bij de EU’ bij de Vertegenwoordiging van de Europese Commissie in Den Haag. Schrijf je nu in!

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How do you tell your story?

Do you want to learn about public speaking, speech writing, and convincing your audience?

 Are you a student, researcher, or young professional?

 Are you interested in learning from young professionals with experience in public speaking in Oxford and Harvard Model United Nations?

Join our Public Speaking Program!

The United Netherlands Public Speaking Program offers you the possibility to develop your public speaking skills and pratice different styles of speech.

Whether you hold a speech, give a presentation or do an elevator-pitch: public speaking skills are of great importance if you want your message to reach your audience in the right way. Therefore we will train you in all aspects of public speaking: body language, use of voice, structuring your speech, framing, debate and much more! Even more important: during our sessions you get the opportunity to practice your public speaking skills in front of an audience in a safe but challenging environment.

The Public Speaking Program consists of 5 evening sessions (1 session per week) during which you will meet up with your group and trainers. All sessions will be given in English. The program will take place in Amsterdam, Groningen, Leiden, Nijmegen, Rotterdam, The Hague, Tilburg, Utrecht, and Wageningen.

Grab the opportunity to learn from United Netherlands’ years of experience in the field of public speaking and enroll in the Public Speaking Program!

The application deadline is November 14th 2016.  For more information please visit:

We look forward to receiving your application!


International conference “Project management development – Practice and Perspectives”, Riga 27-28 april 2017

Sixth international scientific-practical conference on project management in the Baltic States “Project management development – Practice and Perspectives” will take place in Riga, Latvia on 27-28 April 2017.

The aim of the conference is to discuss results of scientific research in project management issues, to establish new contacts and networking between professionals involved in project management as well as enhance the capacity of project managers. The conference program includes opening plenary session, parallel sessions. All abstracts are reviewed by two reviewers and papers included in the conference proceedings are double blind reviewed. The conference language is English.

The conference is organized by the Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Latvia, in cooperation with the Professional Association of Project Managers and Baltic Controlling Institute.

Abstract submission deadline is 10th of December 2016

Please visit the website for further information

Werk mee aan het FGGA career event!

Hou jij van een uitdaging? Ben jij een aanpakker en vind je het leuk om te pionieren? Zo ja, meld je dan aan om het eerste FGGA career event te organiseren! Als je klaar bent met studeren, gaat er een wereld voor je open: de banenmarkt. Wat wil je, wat kun je en wat is er? Met het FGGA career event krijg je antwoord op deze vragen en nog veel meer. Als medeorganisator ben je onderdeel van het succes van het eerste FGGA career event! Continue reading

Winter course with the Netherlands Institute at Athens: Migration in the margins of Europe

Institute of Migration and Ethnic Studies of the University of Amsterdam, the department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the Free University of Amsterdam and the Netherlands Institute in Athens, organize this intensive winter course for MA and PhD students in collaboration with Greek universities and NGOs. From January 18 until January 31, 2017 the seminars will run daily, at the NIA in Athens. The course will be supplemented with a small field research in the centre of Athens and students will be able to contribute to the migration project by recording and illustrating life experiences of refugees and other immigrants. Please see the attachments for more information on the course and how to apply Migration 2017 Circular, and the application form Migration GB 2017.

International conference: Who determines the security (research) agenda on 9-10 November, The Hague

Also wondering who should take the lead in facing key contemporary challenges like terrorism, cyber-attacks and hybrid warfare? Do you want to know how different actors work together and what the challenges of collaboration are? Join Dick Schoof (NCTV), Beatrice de Graaf (Utrecht University), Michel van Leeuwen (NCSC NCTV), Ronald Prins (Fox-IT), David Baldwin (Princeton University) and many others at the International Conference ‘Who determines the security (research) agenda.’ The event is organized by the Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) of Leiden University on 9-10 November 2016 in The Hague, The Netherlands. Master students are invited to learn more about the conference and secure a seat at: