Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy

Deadline: 19 February 2017
Open to: participants coming preferably from administration, academia, think-tanks, media and civil society organizations
Costs: travel, boarding and accommodation will be covered

Description

The College of Europe Natolin Campus, the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and the Polish-American Freedom Foundation (PAFF) announce a call for applications for the fifth edition of the Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) which is scheduled to take place between 2 and 15 July 2017.

The WEASA 2017 edition will be devoted to the issue of “Digital Community: Security, Information and Economy”. As such, the WEASA 2017 program aims to introduce participants to the growing role that the digital component plays in security, information and economy in the modern age.

The WEASA 2017 edition will allow its participants to gain an advanced knowledge, enhance their professional skills and competences, and learn more about contemporary digital communities in this specific fields:

  • Digital Society and Social Media;
  • Digital Economy;
  • Cybersecurity;
  • Strategic Communications, Counter-Information and Fact-based Journalism

Eligibility

  • Participants coming from a cross-section of society and specifically from public administration, academia, think-tanks, media and civil society organizations;
  • Policy analysts, experts, advisers, civil servants, journalists, private sector specialists and NGOs from the Eastern Partnership region (i.e. Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) focusing upon the European integration process, state transformation processes, transatlantic cooperation, cybersecurity, digital media and/or digital economy are highly encouraged to apply;
  • Priority will be given to mid-career professionals with at least five years of professional experience ideally in a field related to the topic of WEASA 2017.

Costs

Travel, boarding and accommodation will be covered by WEASA.

How to apply?

To apply please proceed to the online application form. Please consult the WEASA application requirements.

The closing date for applications is 19 February 2017, 23:59pm (GMT+1). Only selected candidates will be contacted.

More information on the official website.

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