WEASA to contribute to European Commission’s public consultation

Based on experience gathered during WEASA 2017, the College of Europe Natolin will be joining the European Commission’s public consultation on fake news and online disinformation, aiming to limit and combat the spread of fake news! We are currently in talks with our experts and alumni alike, working hard to formulate a common stance on […]


WEASA will focus on digital issues in mid-term perspective

Next year’s summer academy will therefore look at topics such as information, journalism, and disinformation, as well as social media in democracy and diplomacy. We will, of course, include more cybersecurity classes and lectures as well.


WEASA – week two

We hit the ground running in week two, starting with in-depth lectures by Janis Rungulis from the EEAS StratCom and Maria Zhdanova from StopFake.org. Both of them shared their organisations’ experiences at combating Russian disinformation and propaganda while engaging in deep discussions with participants, who wanted to know more about each organisation’s strategy. Christiaan Triebert, […]


Week one has come to a close

Week 1 has come to a close and what a week it was First – we learned plenty about the role of social media in democracy and diplomacy. Moira Whelan, who managed the US State Department’s social media strategies, gave a series of lectures and fireside chats. Kateryna Kruk, whose prolific English-language tweets exposed EuroMaidan […]


WEASA 2017 has officially begun!

WEASA 2017 has officially begun! The first day was quite a packed one. Participants got to know one another, both at mealtimes and at a visit to the wonderful Wilanów Palace. The whole day culminated in our formal opening ceremony and a formal dinner in the palace. Participants listened to introductory speeches by Ewa Ośniecka-Tamecka, […]


WEASA 2017 provisional programme

WEASA 2017 provisional timetable is now available.


WEASA 2017 recruitment results

WEASA 2017 selected candidates have been informed of the Selection Committee decision. Selection of WEASA 2017 participants was an extremly hard task, as this year we have recieved more than 400 applications. We would like to thank all the applicants for the interest in WEASA.


Call for applications: WEASA for Western Balkans

We are happy to announce WEASA  2017 extension for the citizens of the Western Balkan Countries. The WEASA 2017 edition will be devoted to the issue of “Digital Community: Security, Information and Economy”. We encourage in particular up-and-coming policy analysts, experts, advisers, civil servants, journalists, private sector specialists and NGOs from the Western Balkans(i.e. Albania, […]


WEASA 2016 publication

We are happy to present WEASA 2016 publication in which WEASA participants and speakers present their reflection on the issues covered during the fourth edition of the Academy. Our authors covered the following topics: Euro-Atlantic support to Eastern Partnership countries on Regional Policy and Development: Introduction (Hrant Kostanyan) Lessons from Jean Monnet and Thomas Hobbes: […]


Season’s greetings

WEASA wishes you all the best in the upcoming year!