Macedonia, Skopje & Struga

Preparing Global Leaders Institute

when 11 August 2016 - 21 August 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 1500

The Preparing Global Leaders Institute (PGLI) is a premiere international educational program for the best students and young professionals in the world. Our specific strategy is to help participants maximize their potential and develop leadership and communication skills. The program seeks to prepare aspiring global scholar-leaders with the tools that are necessary for effective leadership in an increasingly complex world.

Course aim

This August, Preparing Global Leaders Institute (PGLI) will hold its 5th jubilee edition on the premises of FON University in Struga and Skopje.

PGLI 2016 Delegates will take short courses on political economy, international relations, diplomacy, foreign policy, leadership and communication from a distinguished, award-winning faculty. Beyond the classroom delegates will be challenged to develop and demonstrate their skills in media, speech, parliamentary, and advertising simulations and competitions.

Complementary to the official program, delegates will hear political dignitaries discuss their leadership experiences and have the opportunity to socialize with talented and accomplished young leaders from 50+ countries. Finally, delegates will benefit from immersion in the host country during an 10-day stay on the beautiful coast of the Lake of Ohrid, a UNESCO heritage site, and concluding weekend in the Macedonian Capital Skopje, alongside recreational trips to Ohrid, St. Naum, and Vevchani.

Fee info

EUR 1500: The full cost of the program is 1500 EUR covering tuition fees, accommodation, 36 meals (full board), special events, sports facilities, vocational trips, and transportation Struga-Skopje.


Delegates are responsible for travel arrangements and associated VISA costs (if needed) to Macedonia. There is also a range of financial support available. Delegates are nonetheless expected to pay a minimum contribution of 300 EUR. Upon admission, all de