Austria, Seggau/Leibnitz

Radical Definitions: State-Society-Religion

when 2 July 2017 - 15 July 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 1500

Students will deal with the relevance and effect on global affairs of Europe/EU (emphasis on South Eastern Europe) and beyond by attending the offered morning and evening lectures, panel discussions, and participating in one of the following modules in the afternoon:

1. Politics &and Law
2. Media, Society, and Culture
3. Economics and Ethics
4. Narratives of State, Society, and Religion
5. Aging, Communication, and Technology

Course leader

The University of Graz in cooperation with
the Commission of the Bishops‘ Conferences
of the European Community (COMECE)
and the Diocese Graz-Seckau. The Office
of International Relations of the University
of Graz acts as the coordinating unit. Prof.

Target group

The Graz International Summer School Seggau
is designed for internationally oriented, highly
motivated students from all disciplines,
who wish to deepen their understanding
of current European and International
affairs by studying and discussing global
developments and challenges in terms of
radical definitions
reflecting aspects of individual, social,
political, religious, cultural, literary,
regional, economic, cohort and national

Course aim

- improve skills in public speaking, academic writing, and critical thinking
- discussion and networking possibilities with international lecturers and students
- Interdisciplinary cooperation of teachers and students on the cultural, intellectual and historical dimensions of current European and international affairs in view of their positioning in a globalized world.

Credits info

6 ECTS Credits
(for participation and seminar paper)

Fee info

EUR 1500: The total student participation fee of 1500
Euro covers the course costs, tuition and room
& board for the entire two weeks. Scholarships
are available, and will be awarded upon
application. Travel arrangements have to be
made and paid for individually.
EUR 0: Information on various scholarships can be found on our webiste


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