Certificate Orientation Programme cum FDP on "Introduction to European Studies"

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August 23, 2022 to September 2, 2022
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, European History / Studies, Political Science, Social Sciences

School of Liberal Education, Galgotias University, invites you to a Two Weeks Certificate Based Orientation Programme “Introduction to European Studies: Concepts, Trends and Opportunities” from 23rd August to 2nd September 2022 at the University Campus. The programme is available in online mode as well. The certificate-based orientation programme is organised in collaboration with the Jean Monnet Module, Centre for European Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. 

The orientation programme on European studies is tailored to provide a comprehensive understanding of Europe and its various institutions from political, economic, cultural, educational and historical perspectives. This multidisciplinary programme aims to equip learners from diverse academic backgrounds interested in contemporary European Studies with a wide range of critical skills. The programme is specially designed with a curriculum that is internationally recognised offering specialization tracks including: Economy and State Politics; Culture and Society and Politics and International Relations in the context of Europe. In addition to facilitating critical engagements with disciplinary knowledge, the programme also lays emphasis on 21st-century skills on diplomacy, cooperation & collaboration, peace-building, communication that will aid learners to work in national and international platforms. With a unique opportunity to gain knowledge through experts from European Institutions and partner universities, this programme is designed to foster the understanding of contemporary dynamics and aspects of the European Union and its relations with the wider geopolitical system.

Course Schedule and Resource Persons:


Inauguration by Chief Guest, Prof. Shantishree Dhulipudi Pandit

Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University in India

Seppo Nurmi

Deputy Head of Mission, EU Delegation to India and Bhutan

Adam Burakowski,

Ambassador, Polish Ambassador to India


Prof Srikanth Kondapalli

Dean, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

Topic: EU and China Strategic Relations


Ambassador Jitendra Nath Misra

Adjunct Professor and Distinguished Fellow at the Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, India.

Topic: The Paradoxes of India-UK Relations


Dr. Sheetal Sharma

Faculty at the Centre for European Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Topic: Migration, Society and Culture of Europe: Issues and Challenges


Prof. Sriram Chaulia

Professor and Dean at the Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P. Jindal Global University, in Sonipat, India

Topic: Multilateralism and Interdependence in a New Cold War: Tough Choices for Europe


Ambassador Shashank

Foreign Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India

Topic: Europe and India/Asia New Trends


Prof. Gulshan Sachdeva

Professor at the Centre for European Studies, School of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Topic: European Green Deal


Prof. Harsh V. Pant, Director, Studies and Head of the Strategic Studies Programme at Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi.

Topic: Conceptualising the EU and its Role in the Global Order


Mr Manjeet Singh Puri, Distinguished Fellow at TERI (The Energy and Resource Institute) and Ananta Centre

Topic: The Evolution of the EU and India-EU Construct

Mode of Study: Hybrid (Online/Offline)

Evaluation method:

  1. Test will be taken through 40 MCQs on overall contents- Date 27th August and 28th August 2022

  2. Individual Assignments to be written of 500 words on any topics discussed in syllabus– 31st August 2022

Weekly Class: Monday to Friday: 2-3 hours

E-Certificates (online)/Certificate of Participation (offline) will be given at the end of the Orientation Programme

Registration Fees:

The certificate Orientation Programme is free for all to join except for those who would like an FDP certificate to be issued in addition to the certificate of Orientation Programme to Introduction to European Studies. For those interested in FDP certificate to be issued need to pay a nominal amount of Rs. 100 through an UPI payment on Phone no. 9599913245 or or through UPI ID waseemakber01@oksbi

Registration Link:

Registration Link for students: https://forms.gle/oFak8MVcBwxoqqeR6

Registration Link for FDP candidates: https://forms.gle/9Ve8kLhRc4YBJRey6



Contact Info: 

Dr. Pratyush Bibhakar, Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Education, Galgotias University

Address: Block A, Room # 107, Galgotias University, Plot No. 2, Sector-17A, Yamuna Expressway, Greater Noida, Gautam buddh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, India

Phone No.: +91 7217797422