Participants & trainers

The participants

The course is designed for officials from national and regional administrations and the EU institutions and agencies as well as for professionals from the legal sector, lawyers in private practice, in-house regulatory and EU affairs advisers, economists, entrepreneurs active in the high-tech sector, representatives from the National Competition Authorities, working on e-communications, competition policy and market liberalisations and interested in the field of EU competition policy and emerging technologies.

Participants should have a university degree, a very good command of English and some relevant work experience. The course will be restricted to a maximum of 25 applicants, allowing for an interactive environment that fosters discussions and facilitates networking.


The trainers

The College of Europe is one of the most reputable university institutes providing postgraduate studies in EU Law. It enjoys a distinguished international reputation. The College can rely on its ‘flying faculty’ which counts more than 180 Visiting Professors and its network of experts.

The Competition Policy and High-Tech Markets training programme will count on the support and leadership of the Chairholder of the newly created Chair in Digital Innovation, Dr Andrea Renda. Moreover, the programme counts on the personnel, faculty and experts of the College of Europe and, more particularly, of the EU Law department and the Global Competition Law Centre.

Sessions are given by a variety of high-level speakers. A faculty of excellence, consisting of academics and practitioners with a sound working experience in and/or with the EU institutions, leads participants through the curriculum. Experts such as Mr Jeremy Rollison, Mr Stephen Lewis, Ms Madeleine Healy, Mr Miguel Rato, Mr David Henry are part of our faculty.