Challenges of Global Security Environment: Slovakia, Ukraine

Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs (CENAA) together with its partner Armed Forces Academy of General M. R. Štefánik (AFA) in Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia, the financial support given by NATO PDD, Open Society Foundation and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung.

26 June 2010 – 4 July 2010

Finance: travel costs (from Ukraine or Western Balkans), accommodation and meals will be fully covered

Open to: Central Europe (V4), South Eastern Europe (Western Balkans) and Ukraine master or doctoral level student of political science and/or international relations, who is interested in the foreign and security policy issues. No. of participants: 25-30.

Objective: The main objective of this broader international project is to assist in professional development of young professionals, future experts and partially representatives of political parties in the field of international relations, security and foreign policy. Presentations and interactive discussions are realized by well-known experts from Slovakia, as well as international organisations.

Application process

To apply please send a complete application package, i.e. filled-in application form, your CV and motivation letter (max 550 words), to the following email address: [email protected] (put word “application” into the mail subject).

The deadline for receiving your application is April 30, 2010. You will receive the information on your acceptance within one week after this deadline. If accepted you will be provided with complete details regarding the summer school.

Participants will be selected according to the following criteria:

1. Educational background
2. Level of English as a second language
3. Motivation letter, in which the interest in the issues of the foreign and security policy will be valued the most

Motivation letter should address your interest in the issues related to the topic of the summer school and should explain how do you intend to turn the knowledge and experiences gained at the summer school for your benefit. Motivation letter should be maximum 550 words. It will be taken into consideration that English is not your mother tongue; however, a good command of English is required.

Financial support

If you are from Ukraine or Western Balkans: Your travel costs, accommodation and meals will be fully covered. However there is a participation fee 30 EUR and you should pay your visa if required by yourself.

If you are from V4 country: Your accommodation and meals will be fully covered. However there is a participation fee 50 EUR and you should pay your travel cost by yourself.

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