Simulation of EU policy-making


A role game on the EU. Simulation as fun and active learning… but what about? Not so much about the specifics of the EU setting (simulations are realistic though not similar to “reality” : simplified versions of the policy process so as to not overburden you with institutional rules and tricks that you may not need in the future) ; being able to identify and analyse a decision-making process in order to be able to act on it (identify actor-constellations ; analyse the institutional conditions, constraints and opportunities, under which decisions are made ; act on it: being able to use your analytical skills to influence a decision ; reflexive learning throughout the process).

Recommended Prerequisite(s)

EU institutions and policymaking

Educational formula

Simulation game: getting the knowledge required to be able to play ; organising the game ; preparing the roles ; role play ; debriefing.

In brief

Year Fifth year

Teaching languageFrench

Teaching term Six-monthly

ECTS credits 3.0

Number of hours 18.0

Teaching activitySeminar

ValidationContinuous assessment

Mandatory teaching



Educational manager :
Hoeffler Catherine [+]