A TRULY INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME
Since the first edition of the master, organized in 2012, 130 graduate students of 40 nationalities, worldwide, attended the master course.
The involved lecturers come from 8 European countries.
Guaranteed internships are organized in 20 different countries throughout Europe.
The objective of the Master in European Project Planning and Management is to provide participants with the skills to successfully work in the field of international cooperation, through the use of European funding programmes.
The Master is addressed to students graduate in any discipline from all over the world.
The programme has a total duration of 5 months (800 hours). It is organized in two main modules:
- European Project Planning
- European Project Management
The teaching programme is organized in :
- 2 months of classroom-based training, full time.
- 3 months of international internship, in public or private organizations.
The classroom programme is based on a constant integration between theory and practice.
The teaching staff of the Master in European Project Planning and Management is composed of experts of 8 different nationalities. They all have 15 to 25 years of professional experience in planning, managing, evaluating and auditing European projects.
International internships are guaranteed for all participants. 60 organizations based in 20 different countries throughout Europe offer internships to the Master students. During the internship, the master students work as European Project Manager Assistant, so as to put into practice the skills acquired through a direct involvement in the planning and management of European projects.
Career destinations of the participants include planning of international initiatives funded by the European Commission, management of international projects, consulting, working for Public Authorities, International Organizations, European Agencies, Consulting Companies, Private Enterprises or as a Freelance Consultant.
85% of the students involved in the previous editions of the Master course are currently working as international project managers all over the world. Testimonials and Success Stories are available on the Master website.
The International Master in European Project Planning and Management is organized and coordinated by PIXEL, an international education and training institution involved, so far, in 98 projects funded by the European Commission. Pixel is based in the beautiful city of Florence where the classroom course is held.
The Programme is organized in two main modules:
Module 1) EUROPEAN PROJECT PLANNING
Analysis of European funding opportunities - Matching ideas with current funding programmes - Development of effective project ideas - Creation of transnational project partnerships - Filling in the Application Form for the submission of a European Project - Planning of the project budget - Project self-assessment - The project evaluation process
Module 2) EUROPEAN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Contractual procedures - Project Life Cycle and Organization - The Logical Framework Approach - Planning of project work - Management of the project partnership - Communication and leadership - Monitoring the project development - Quality issues and best practice - Dissemination, exploitation and sustainability - Creation and delivery of project reports - Financial management and administrative issues - Auditing of European projects
The International Master is open to participants from all over the world.
Pre-requisites to access the Master course are:
- University Diploma or Degree
- Good knowledge of English
There is no age limit. Up to 30 participants are selected. The selection of applications is based on the motivation letter and CV submitted.
The trainers involved have 15 to 25 years of experience in planning, managing, assessing and auditing European projects. They are: senior European project planners and managers, officers of the European Commission, officers of the National Agencies managing European Programs, evaluators and auditors of European projects.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website programme website .
The 5 months (800 hours) are organized as follows: • 2 months of classroom based training full time. • 3 months of International internship.
The enrolment fee is 3.600 euro. It includes:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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