University Master in “Careers with the European Union" (MACEU)


Program Description

The Master in “Careers with the European Union” (MACEU) is a one-year, practice-oriented program that aims to prepare talented graduates to kick-start their international careers.

As a result of the processes of European integration, European lawyers, policy-makers, and managers need to be internationally oriented and culturally open in order to support the political, social and economic improvement of the European Institutions. Thus this program merges academic rigor with practical relevance to offer students unique learning experience.

Through interactive lectures, live case discussions, field projects, and group work, the Master provide students with frameworks, tools, and techniques to build the set of skills required to have the opportunity to contribute to sustainable development in the international EU field.

Starting date – February 2020
Tuition Fee – € 8.500,00



The Master in “Careers with the European Union” welcomes international recent graduates from following disciplines: international and regional studies, politics, law, economy, this ranges from those with little or no professional experience looking for a degree programme that will play the role of bridge to the real world as well as candidates with up to two years of professional background who are in search of profound knowledge of how theory applies to the real practice.

Course Structure

The program amounts to a total of 1.500 hours, split into teaching, seminars and traineeship activities.

  1. Module 1 – European Organisation and Policies
    In the heart of Milan the first module will base the pillars of EU organization and legislation:
    1. The history of the EU
    2. Treaties
    3. Institutions
    4. The legislative process
    5. The EU policies
    6. The European economy
    7. The EU budget and EU economic policy
    8. The external relations of the EU
    9. The Convention and the Constitution of the EU
    10. The information and communication sources
  2. Module 2 – Orientation Phase
    During this phase, students can choose certain specialisms to study. This option will give candidates the opportunity to determine the direction of their studies right from the start and this flexibility offers our students the freedom to shape their future according to their interests and their needs. The knowledge and skills acquired during this course are highly valuable in a range of sectors including economic consulting, political campaigns and public relations, or large international institutions.
  3. Module 3 – Culture Immersion (Milan – Italy)
    1. Cross-Cultural Management
    2. English Language Laboratory
    3. French Language Course (Not compulsory)
  4. Module 4 – Internship Programme and institutional visits (not compulsory)
    The internship lasts from 1 to 2 months, according to the choice made at the time of the enrolment. The European Institutions will be selected, according to the preferences expressed by the candidates for their personal development plan. The candidates will be introduced to their Academic Tutor in Italy, and they will coach the students during the internship program.
    Networking events and activities will be promoted to enrich the experience in Brussels in order for the students to meet other international young professionals.
    This module is not compulsory. The additional cost of Module 4 is from 3.000 to 4.000 Euros.
  5. Module 5 – Project Work and Final Dissertation (Milan, Italy)
    At the end of the program, in the final project work, participants will be asked to describe their internship experience; it would be also the topic of the final dissertation. This stage is the final step to obtain a Master’s Degree in “Careers with the European Union”, that, according to the Italian Ministry of Education, corresponds to 60 CFU.
Last updated Oct 2019

About the School

Born in 2004, the School of Management of the University LUM Jean Monnet offers 44 University Masters, 12 Executive Masters and more than 40 postgraduate courses. Apart from the traditional comprehens ... Read More

Born in 2004, the School of Management of the University LUM Jean Monnet offers 44 University Masters, 12 Executive Masters and more than 40 postgraduate courses. Apart from the traditional comprehensive postgraduate education as well as specializing vocational courses. The School provides a wide range of high-value scientific activities. Read less
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