Sixth Groningen Energy Summer School

Posted on January 16th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Open to: intended for PhD candidates / students with a sufficient command of the English language Scholarship: cover full tuition fees and accommodation during the summer school + EC/Certificate


The Groningen Energy Summer School (GESS) 2017 takes an interdisciplinary approach to the societal and technological dimensions of the energy transition. By combining a broad range of disciplines, this event will offer a unique opportunity to PhD students to become aware of different aspects of energy transition, to develop novel insights, and to create synergy in approaches to the energy transition.  This 6th summer school in a highly successful series discusses energy transition ‘in your own backyard’. In the fossil fuel based energy system citizens and local companies play a... Read More »

The SGIR Summer School 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden

Posted on December 20th, 2016 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline:  24 April 2017 Open to: PhD students, recent PhDs and research Master students Venue: 7-14 June 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden


The Standing Group on International Relations (SGIR) of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) hosts annual summer schools, with Stockholm University being host in June 2017.

The annual summer school will bring top scholars of international relations, recent PhDs, and PhD students together for a one-week intensive seminar series on core aspects of international relations (IR) research. The theme of the SGIR Summer School 2017 is ‘Legitimacy and effectiveness in regional and global governance’. 

Coping with the challenges of trans-boundary policy challenges is a topical issue of the current global agenda and the object of a vivid debate among scholars. Global crises with regard to climate... Read More »

Summer School “Solidarity Beyond Borders”

Posted on December 16th, 2016 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline:  15 January 2017 Open to: PhD and advanced MA students from all over the world studying political science, sociology Venue: 3-9 July 2017 in Warsaw, Poland


Summer school “Solidarity beyond borders” is a 7-day course encompassing various theoretical and methodological aspects of transnational solidarity.  It will address such topics as: the legal basis of solidarity within the EU, network analysis on solidarity, research on Transnational Alternative Organisations, solidarity in public discourse, and more.

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Participants will have a unique opportunity to take part in seminars and workshops provided by leading European scholars working on solidarity issues. Students will also be offered comments and discussion on their own papers related to transnational solidarity. 4 ECTS points, a “transcript... Read More »

Summer school in Iceland: The Lessons I Learned

Posted on September 7th, 2016 in Articles, My StoryRespond to this post »

Author: Daniel Penev

During the 2015 Fall semester at the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG), I received an ordinary email which, I now know, would point to me the way to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It informed me about the opportunity to participate in a summer school or a language course in Iceland, Norway or Lichtenstein through the grants for mobility in higher education provided by the European Economic Area (EEA Grants). Soon after, I decided to give it a try. I looked at some of the programs I could choose from, going eventually for the first Summer School on Creative Leadership in the 21st Century at Bifröst University in Iceland. After several weeks of waiting for the results, I... Read More »

Do You Want to Do Something Special? Visit Macedonia!

Posted on August 25th, 2016 in Articles, My EuropeRespond to this post »

Imagine a summer language school in a small, but sunny country with a rich, cultural and food variety offer. The young adventurist Gabor Parti didn’t have to imagine it, because this was exactly his experience during his stay in Republic of Macedonia.This summer, Andras, Gabor, Marcell and 5 other young Hungarians decided to spend a short adventure in Macedonia. Andras and Gabor have already been in Macedonia before, so they convinced their friends that they must visit ‘this country with nice people, beautiful landscape and delicious food’, as Andras says.

Gabor visited Macedonia many times, but before his first visit he had no clue about the country at all, he only knew the flag, all because of his childhood enthusiasm for... Read More »

Alpbach Summer School on European Integration

Posted on August 22nd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 August 2016 Open to:  25 students (undergraduates and postgraduates) and young professionals under the age of 35 from the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Slovenia, Kosovo and Serbia, Western and Central EU member states Scholarship: covering costs of accommodation, reading materials, field visit, social events, whole-day excursion


Club Alpbach Belgrade is proud to open call for applications for 10th edition of Alpbach Summer School on European Integration in Belgrade 2016 (ASSEI-B15). As official member of Forum Alpbach Network and European Forum Alpbach, in cooperation with University of Belgrade at Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, school will be held from September 14th to 25th, 2016 in Belgrade, Serbia. Each year,... Read More »

Danube Summer School 2016

Posted on July 22nd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 July 2016 Open to: postgraduate students, students in the last years of the undergraduate studies or recent graduates with strong interest in the Danube Region’s politics, economy, culture and history Venue: 25-30 September 2016, Ulm/Neu Ulm, Germany


The Danube Summer School is the result of the work of several institutions, associations and engaged individuals. Since the European Commission adopted the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) in 2010, there has been a growing demand for individuals who understand this complex region as well as the structures of the EU and other international and national institutions.

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Since the other macro region of the EU the Baltic Sea Region had its own postgraduate study program... Read More »

Summer University for Security Studies, Kosovo

Posted on July 8th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  17 August 2016 Open to: students to apply are all students/candidates that need no visa to enter to the Republic of Kosovo Venue: 20-25 August 2016, Pristina, Kosovo


Kosovo Youth Atlantic Treaty Association has the immense pleasure of inviting you to participate in this event: Summer University for Security Studies, which will be held for the 6th anniversary of KYATA.

This year the Summer University, will be held in Kosovo, from 20-25 of August 2016. In this Summer University various levels of security, institutions, levels that must be understood by students and young scholars, and receive briefing by best experts and guest speakers on the topics, mentioned in agenda will be presented.

This one-week program will give students an in-depth look into the... Read More »

OSCE Summer School in Vienna

Posted on June 27th, 2016 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 1 July 2016 Open to: students under the age of 25 with university degree obtained in 2015 or 2016; or are currently enrolled in a graduate program (4th or 5th year of studies) Venue: 25-29 July, Vienna, Austria


With 57 participating States in Europe, Asia and North America, the Organization for Security and Co- operation in Europe (OSCE) is the world’s largest regional security organization. In order to contribute to the build-up of the next generation of peacebuilders, the OSCE Secretariat organizes the OSCE Summer School in Vienna from 25 to 29 July 2016 for twenty young people, coming from the South Caucasus and other OSCE regions, interested in international affairs.

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The goal of the Summer School... Read More »

EURASIAN Summer School

Posted on June 27th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 6 July 2016 Open to: Master and Doctoral students who study in Turkey and different parts of the world in the field of Central Asia and Eurasia Venue: 19 September 2016 – 26 September 2016 in Almaty, Kazakhstan


Between the dates of 19 September 2016 and 26 September 2016 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities and the Eurasian Research Institute together with International Turkic Academy are planning to hold “Eurasian Summer School in Kazakhstan”. Students who successfully complete the summer school will be able to increase knowledge and experience in their specialist fields, develop scientific thinking skills during research activities, reach local and foreign sources, learn at first-hand by visiting some public institutions that... Read More »