Model European Union 2014 in Sofia

Model European Union Sofia 2014 is going to take place between 24th and 28th of November 2014 on the premises of the Representation of the European Commission / The Bureau of the European Parliament in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The participants will assume the roles of Members of the European Parliament, Ministers in the Council of the European Union or Journalists, while borrowing from their tasks in improving real-life legislative proposals.

Model Euroepan Union is a simulation of the legislative process in the institutions of the European Union. Its general aims are directed towards creating ‘agents for change’, who ‘think european’ and cooperate in view of creation of an European public space closer to their own views. The aim is to bring forth the debate on the future of the Foreign Policy of the European Union and come up with new ideas through a realistic debate.

All candidates are able to choose among different roles and become part of a large-scale project:

  • Member of the European Parliament,
  • Minister in the Council of the European Union,
  • Chair,
  • Journalist,
  • Policy Facilitator.

The candidates must fulfill all of the following criteria:
a) Be between 18 and 28 years old;
b) Possess upper-intermediate English proficiency;
c) Have some relevant experience (however everybody is encouraged to apply!);
d) If you need a visa – hold a valid passport;
e) Have strong affinity towards EU Affairs;
f) Costs;
g) In general there are two groups of participants and participation costs.
Participants from non-EU countries pay a reduced participation fee of 50 Euros and cover their travelling expenses on their own.

The selection of the 70 participants will be based on responses on a structured opinion on the topics to be discussed, as well as their motivation to participate. To apply, please, register here by October 5, 2014 and send a CV to: More information - on the website.