Economy and Democracy Course for PhD Students, Croatia

Deadline: 10 September 2013
Open to: Ph.D. students or Ph.D. degree holders in legal and social sciences, preferably working in academic and research institutions
Venue: 22-27 September 2013, Inter University Centre in Dubrovnik, Croatia


The Postgraduate course on Economy and Democracy will be held from 22 to 27 September 2013 in the Inter University Centre (IUC) in Dubrovnik, Croatia. IUC is an independent international institution for advanced studies structured as a consortium of universities with a mission to organise and promote contact and exchange through projects, study programmes, courses and conferences across a wide range of scientific concerns.

The postgraduate course on Economy and Democracy offers a five days program based on the interdisciplinary approach to selected topics in the field of sociology, constitutional law, international private law, commercial law, labour and social law, and general theory of law and state.


In order to be accepted to the course participants must be Ph.D. students or persons that have already received the Ph.D. from legal and social sciences, preferably working in academic and research institutions. The experts from either governmental bodies or NGO sector are also invited to take part in the program.


Several scholarships covering travel costs and accommodation costs are available for participants from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Republic of Georgia, Russia, Serbia, and Ukraine.

Participants that will be granted the scholarship need to be PhD students or young faculty members under the age of 40 who are studying or working in fields of humanities and social sciences originating from the above mentioned countries.


In order to apply for the course, fill in on line application form here. Participants that will be covering their own travel and accommodation costs will be informed on the acceptance.

Applicants that are interested in receiving a scholarship are required  to send in addition to application:

  • a short curriculum vitae,
  • a statement of purpose (max. one page describing the reasons for participating in the course and requesting financial support),
  • a reference letter (in case of graduate students a reference letter from their advisors is required, whereas in case of a faculty member a reference letter from the head of department is required).

Documents related to scholarships application should be submitted to Dr. Antonija Petricusic at [email protected] by 10 September 2013.

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3 thoughts on “Economy and Democracy Course for PhD Students, Croatia

  1. Hi,
    Regarding the application form I'd like to ask what it is supposed to be filled-in on the last field "recommended by". Are there any specific requirements in this respect, e.g. to give contact information for the person/institution that is noted?
    Best regards!

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