Dear Committee of the Regions,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information on Training policy at your institution:

1. Documents related to “Study Support Scheme” provided to member staff within the Training Policy of your institution similar to the Scheme provided by Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) to its staff accessible from here at point 6.4 and here and in the other relevant documents accessible from here

2. Information if the first university studies, i.e first ones after high school, are reimbursed by your institution from the EU agency/institution budget.

3. How many staff of your institution are STUDENTS at EU Universities similar to the ones mentioned by FRA here

4. How many such STUDENTS of your institution benefit of the Reimbursement Scheme for their University Studies, Master Studies and PhD Studies, similarly to the Scheme applied by FRA and mentioned here at point 6.4.

5. Decision by your institution`s Governing Board for granting reimbursements of individual University Studies, Master Studies and PhD Studies to your staff.

6. Recommendations, opinions or any other relevant documents containing the position of Staff Committee of your institution on the “Study Support Scheme” for individual studies in form of university, master and PhD studies.

Yours faithfully,

Kurt Weiss

Mitelman Anna, Comité Europeo de las Regiones

Dear Mr Weiss,


At the CoR we have received your query regarding our training policy and I
will get back to you with answers as soon as I can.


However, in order to reply properly it would be useful if you could give
me some indications as to what purpose the replies would be used for.


Thank you for your kind cooperation and for showing interest in the CoR.


Kind regards

Anna Mitelman

Head of sector,

CoR Training Service


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Dear Ms Mitelman,

Thank you for your reply.
I hereby respond to your question: there has been launched a survey into the matters in question. Some institutions already replied.
In accordance to Article 6 of Regulation 1049/2001
"The applicant is not obliged to state reasons for the application". However I agree to disclose you the purpose - based on the replies received I would like to see if there is an similar / unitary approach in other EU bodies. Many thanks.

Yours sincerely,

Kurt Weiss

Mitelman Anna, Comité Europeo de las Regiones

Dear Mr Weiss,
Thank you. Indeed, you are not obliged at all to state any reasons, it just helps me in the formulation of the replies perhaps.
Kind regards
Anna Mitelman

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transparence, Comité Europeo de las Regiones

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Dear Mr. Weiss,


In response to your request, attached is a letter from Mr. Haenebalcke.


Thank you for your enquiry. Please feel free to contact us should you
require further information.


Kind regards,


Archives Department - Official correspondence - Transparency

Committee of the Regions of the European Union



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