Visegrád School of Political Studies

Deadline: February 15, 2015
Open to: Professionals from V4 countries with a minimum of 2 years of experience and must be aged 26 to 40
Venue:   March 11-13 – Warsaw, Poland; May 27-29 – Prague, Czech Republic; July 1-3 – Bratislava, Slovakia; Sept 30-Oct 2 – Budapest, Hungary.


The 2015 Visegrád School of Political Studies is a joint project of the Council of Europe and the European Academy of Diplomacy in Warsaw, supported by the International Visegrád Fund and organized in cooperation with the Antall Jószef Knowledge Center | Corvinus University, The Diplomatic Academy of Prague, and the Slovak Atlantic Commission.

The goal of the program is to develop participants’ ability to identify and solve the complex challenges facing Central European societies and enhance capacity to shape and strengthen the democratic processes in their respective countries. The School provides participants with the opportunity to establish a regional network of like-minded leaders, ready to take on greater responsibility for a more mature political culture in Central Europe and stronger leadership within the European Union. The program supports to Council of Europe’s mission of reinforcing democracy, human rights and rule of law on the European continent.


Eligible candidates are highly motivated professionals who see to further their knowledge and development. You must have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience and must be of at least 26 years of age. Participants must come from V4 countries [Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia].

Cost and Scholarship

All accepted participants will receive full scholarship. It includes 3 days of the courses, accommodation, materials, coffee breaks, lunches and diploma. All participants are expected to arrange their own travel, and visa if needed. Participants must arrange their own accommodation when the program is hosted in their own country.


Application form needs to be submitted along with the current CV. All applicants will be required to submit a current CV in Europass format.

Apply here latest by 15 February, 2015

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