Executive Programme

How do I apply for the CRESSE – OECD Executive Programme (CALEP)?

The CRESSE-OECD Executive Programme (CALEP) is designed for Leaders / Heads and emerging leaders of Competition Agencies, Commissioners, Board Members and Senior Officials (Directors General and other high-level officers) of Competition and other regulatory Agencies.

Those who are interested in applying to the Competition Agency Leaders Executive Programme (CALEP) should fill in the on-line Application Form or print it [.doc version (200 Kb)] and send it together with a short CV to the CRESSE Secretariat ( A reply to your e-mail will be sent within two weeks by the CRESSE Secretariat .

Applications and Payments must be made at least 2 weeks before the commencement of the Programme. Under no circumstances can a student attend if payment has not been received. Special discounts apply for early applicants (see Participation Fees).

Other important information

The course is given in English. An official certificate of language is not required from the applicants when they apply, but students should have a good command of English in order to be able to follow the teaching and participate in class discussions.

All participants, provided that they attend at least 80% of the classes they have registered, will receive a signed Certificate of Attendance which includes details for the Programme attended, its duration and the instructors that were involved in the teaching of each session. The Certificate of Attendance is sent to each participant at about the end of November.

For any additional information please do not hesitate to contact the CRESSE Secretariat.