Call for Applications for the 16th Visegrad Summer School

Publication date
March 7, 2017
Deadline
March 31, 2017
Short description

The Visegrad Summer School (2 - 15 July 2017) is an educational programme which provides an interdisciplinary learning space for young Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak students, and for their peers from other Central and Eastern European countries.

The project aims to deepen knowledge on regional and global challenges and provide advanced skills in chosen area as well as to eliminate mutual stereotypes and build ties and friendly relations. The programme of the 16. edition the includes lectures, debates and workshops on current political, cultural and social challenges in the regional, global and European perspective. Previous editions of the School were attended by over 600 people from: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, France, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Germany, Russia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Ukraine.

Programme

The programme of the 16. edition of the Visegrad Summer School includes lectures, debates and workshops on current political, cultural and social challenges in the regional, global and European perspective lead by outstanding experts from various fields of knowledge and public activities. In addition to experts and intellectuals, we host Ambassadors, Ministers, European Union representatives, academics, politicians, businessmen, journalists, artists, representatives of national and local governments, as well as NGOs.

This edition will focus on creation, innovation and synergy. The participants, in smaller groups, work on advanced skills in Labs of Academia, Business and Culture, and their projects are presented at the closing session.

Students are invited for study visit to Malopolska region and attend artistic events in Krakow. Multicultural session allows participants to search for common identity as well as insight the cultures of the Visegrad countries. Some of the debates, lectures and meetings are open to the public.

Target group

Students, graduates, PhD researchers, young professionals from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine and other eligible countries. We are looking for active, open-minded and creative people. The working language of the School is English, so good communication skills in English are essential.

Enrollment

Each candidate should register at www.visegradsummerschool.org and provide an on-line application form.

Deadline for submitting on-line applications: 31 March 2017. No hard copies required.

Accepted participants will be informed by 1 May 2017.

 

More information: www.visegradsummerschool.org

Type
  • Bilateral/Cross Border Project
Geographical focus
  • Danube Region
  • Europe
  • WBC-INCO.NET
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary

Entry created by Ines Marinkovic on March 7, 2017
Modified on March 7, 2017