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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
Since the other macro region of the EU the Baltic Sea Region had its own postgraduate study program to bring up young... Read More »
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 »
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.
The goal of the Summer School is to promote cross-regional... Read More »
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 »
Deadline: 10 July 2016
Open to: adventurous young people
Venue: 30.07.2016 – 05.08.2016, Prcanj, Montenegro
Mladiinfo Montenegro is inviting adventurous young people to apply for sports and healthy lifestyle summer school “Active and healthy this summer!”. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about proper nutrition, based on what they want to achieve (lose weight, build muscle etc) and also practice sports!
The program is planned in such a way that participants will have the opportunity to practice different activities each day – yoga, zumba, waterpolo, football, volleyball etc. Lecturers at the school will be athletes and nutritionists. Our school is the perfect example of theory and practice combined, along with the possibility to make lifelong international friends. This... Read More »
Deadline: 10 June 2016
Open to: European and international MA and PhD students, post-docs and researchers, students from different disciplines such as sociology, philosophy, anthropology, geography, social psychology, educational sciences, as well as practitioners and policy – makers
Venue: 19-25 September 2016, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
The question of tolerance is one of the most challenging in the contemporary world. As the modern discourse of tolerance historically appears together with those of pluralism, liberty and autonomy, the pluralistic society at the global level, and particularly in Europe, needs more than ever a serious rethinking of the concept itself, together with the contextualization of the forms and practices of toleration as a response to the new models of intolerance and discrimination.
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Deadline: 13 June 2016
Open to: advanced graduate students and postdocs
Venue: 15-19 August 2016, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
The Network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management (SCRiM) links an international, transdisciplinary team of climate scientists, economists, philosophers, statisticians, engineers, and policy analysts to answer the question, “What are sustainable, scientifically sound, technologically feasible, economically efficient, and ethically defensible climate risk management strategies?”
The 4th Annual Summer School on Sustainable Climate Risk Management will take place 15-19 August 2016 at The Pennsylvania State University.
Tribal Perspectives on Climate Change;
Earth System Modeling;
Policy Analysis and Robust Decision-making;
Climate Data Analysis;
Coupled Epistemic-Ethical Analysis.
This program is targeted at advanced graduate students and postdocs.
In special circumstances, they may consider applications from other early-career professionals who... Read More »