European Investment Bank

EENI- School of International Business

Sub-subject: The European Investment Bank (EIB). The Enlargement Countries. Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the European Investment Bank (EIB)
  2. The European Investment Bank Group
  3. The European Investment Fund
  4. The strategy of the European Investment Bank:
    1. The Enlargement Countries
    2. African, Caribbean, and the Pacific countries
    3. Asia and Latin America
    4. The European Union-Eastern neighbours
  5. The Facility for the Euro-Mediterranean Investment and Partnership

The objectives of the subject “The European Investment Bank (EIB)” are:

  1. To understand the aims and areas of cooperation of the European Investment Bank
  2. To analyse the strategy of the European Investment Bank
  3. To know the European Investment Fund
The sub-subject “The European Investment Bank (EIB)” is studied...
  1. Doctorate: Europe
  2. Masters (e-learning): European Union, International Business, and Economic Relations
  3. Course: Introduction to the EU

Languages of study English or Spanish Banco Europeo French UE

Sample of the Sub-subject: The European Investment Bank (EIB)
European Investment Bank (EIB)

Description of the Sub-Subject: The European Investment Bank:

In 1994 was created the European Investment Bank (EIB), the financing body of the European Union, to help small companies. The function of the European Investment Bank is to supply long-term finance in assistance to the foreign direct investment projects.

The European Investment Bank is the largest international non-sovereign lender and borrower.

The European Investment Banks finance projects in 150 countries: pre-accession countries of South-East Europe, Mediterranean partner countries; the African, Caribbean and the Pacific countries, Asia, Latin America, Central Asia, Russia, and other neighbours to the East

The majority shareholder of the European Investment Fund is the European Investment Bank, with which it forms the 'EIB Group'. The European Investment Fund provides venture capital for Small and Medium Enterprises. It also provides guarantees to the financial institutions (banks) to cover their loans to Small and Medium Enterprises.

The European Investment Bank provides finances for the economies in the enlargement region:

  1. Candidate countries Turkey, Iceland, Macedonia
  2. Potential candidate countries: The Western Balkans

The European Investment Bank encourages the European Union Neighbourhood Policy in the Eastern Partner Countries by financing projects of substantial interest for the EU.

The eligible countries for the European Investment Bank financing under the ALA IV mandate are:

  1. Asia: Brunei, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam - ASEAN Group, Bangladesh, the People's Republic of China, India, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, South Korea, Sri Lanka, and Yemen
  2. Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela

The European Investment Bank received legislative approval from the Council of the European Union Ministers to become active in Central Asia (Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan) in late 2008.

The European Investment Bank belongs to the European Economic Area of the Western Christian Civilisation.



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