“Multicultural Azerbaijan: Learn, Explore, Share” Summer School

Deadline: 30 June 2015
Open to: undergraduate and graduate students worldwide with a keen interest in Azerbaijani culture
Venue: 22 July – 2 August 2015, Baku, Azerbaijan

Description

Baku International Multiculturalism Centre launches the Summer School named “Multicultural Azerbaijan: learn, explore, share” for students, who are interested in developing and deepening their knowledge about Azerbaijani multiculturalism and sharing experiences with one another. The Summer School program is to provide the great opportunity to explore new topics regarding Azerbaijani multiculturalism and benefit from Azerbaijani experience to make a progress in this field in their country. Drawing on an increasing interest in the study of one semester special course “Azerbaijani multiculturalism” at seven various universities the summer school aims at bringing together undergraduate and graduate students of those universities studying this course. Along with the seminars on Azerbaijani history, language, ethnography, culture, the participants will be given the opportunity to experience the realities of Azerbaijan, such as to travel Azerbaijani regions, in which they can explore traditions, different customs and traditions of different ethnic groups. In general, 3 goals of the course can be identified:

  • To obtain knowledge about Azerbaijani ethnology, culture and history;
  • To raise awareness about the “Azerbaijani multiculturalism” course not only in theory but also in practice;
  • To meet friends from all over the world and cooperate with them in the future.

Eligibility

The summer school is open to mature, academically motivated students who are willing to broaden their horizons, get familiarized with Azerbaijani culture and learn the experience of Azerbaijani multiculturalism. Undergraduate and graduate students may apply. Participation in summer school is available for every student but the preference will be given to those who attended the course “Azerbaijani multiculturalism” which has been delivered at seven universities.

Costs

All expenses (travel, accommodation, meals) will be covered by Baku International Multiculturalism Centre.

How to apply?

The deadline for applications is 30 June 2015. To apply please fill the Application form and forward it to: [email protected] Please attach the scanned (pdf) version of your passport. For Azeri student scan of identification card.

For more information please follow the official website.

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