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Switzerland, Geneva

The United Nations and Global Challenges

A two-week study programme in International Affairs, at the heart of the Capital of Peace, with a focus on 2 areas: - Understanding the UN system and its actors: a clear mapping...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Brexit: The Legal Process and its Implications for the UK and the EU

The UK has long been seen as a 'semi-detached' member of the EU. It joined the EEC late and has been seen as disengaged from some of the political elements of the EU project. Polit...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Russia, Moscow

Demographic Development of Russia and Post-Soviet countries

This discipline is devoted to the brief history of the population and the description of the current demographic situation and processes (fertility, mortality, migration) in Russia...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee USD 300
United Kingdom, Cambridge

International Relations Programme (Session 3) ** Aged 15-18 **

Cambridge Immerse is a unique two week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford University...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Pre-University Honours Programme: Political Science **Under18s**

Over the last few decades, the topic of identity has become central to many political debates and developments. The Black Lives Matter protests, Women's Marches, Brexit, the debate...

Russia, Moscow

Global Actors in Public Policy

This course is aimed to give a coherent definition of global actors, their types, aims, and influence have in a globalized world, particularly to consider the commercial and trade...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee USD 600
Denmark, Aarhus

Inequality and the Welfare State

INEQUALITY AND THE WELFARE STATE In 2014, the average income of the bottom 90 % in the United States was about 33,000 USD. The income of the top 0.1 % was over 6,000,000 USD...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 692
United Kingdom, London

Politics of Global Development

This module will provide an introduction to, and an overview of, the politics of global development. The module will take a case-based approach – using grounded, empirical cases...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

International Relations

The world seems to have become an increasingly complex place. In times gone by, power and interest may have explained 9at least theoretically) why wars occurred or why some states...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Russia, Moscow

Russia and Non-Traditional Security Challenges in the Contemporary World

Global security is undergoing profound changes with implications for the global and the regional milieu. Under these circumstances, combating non-traditional security challenges re...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee USD 300
United Kingdom, Cambridge

International Relations Programme (Session 2) ** Aged 15-18 **

Cambridge Immerse is a unique two week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford University...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Estonia, Tallinn

The Formation of Global Norms in a Changing World Order

This course will analyze the formation of global norms and international regimes. It will take a multifaceted approach looking at the role of ideas, institutions, as well as materi...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 350
Czech Republic, Liberec

Cross-border Co-operation in Central Europe: Story of Success (?)

The curriculum was designed to provide a unique academic experience in a challenging period of the current Eurpean crisis. The key topics of the course cover the way how does curr...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Czech Republic, Liberec

Visegrád Countries in the Context of Current European Crisis

At the beginning of the program, students participate in an intensive introduction to Czech culture as well as the orientation at the university and the city of Liberec. The progra...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Russia, Moscow

Russia’s Soft Power: What It Is and What It Might Be

Section 1. Nye’s’ concept of “soft power” has become one of the most popular concepts in the modern-day discussion of international relations. Though often invoked by policymakers...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee USD 300
Germany, Tübingen

International & European Studies Summer Program II

Study Europe and the EU in Germany: Come and join the Summer Program II “International & European Studies” at the University of Tübingen! ACADEMIC PROGRAM: You take introduct...

Russia, Odintsovo

Russian Energy Policy & International Energy Cooperation

Module “Russian Energy Policy” consists of the following courses: “Current Energy Policy of Russia: Trends & Tendencies”, “Business Environment for the Russian Oil and Gas Sector”...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS

Conflict Analysis in International Politics: Causes, Negotiation and Resolution

Are you interested in gaining an understanding of the evolving field of conflict analysis? This module provides an introduction to the nature and causes of armed conflicts as well...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Pre-University Politics **For ages 16-17**

**For ages 16-17** This course is designed for students considering undergraduate study in Politics and related subjects. Students will be introduced to core aspects of studying...

United Kingdom, Cambridge

Interdisciplinary Summer Programme

The three terms of the Interdisciplinary Programme offer courses covering a wide variety of subjects, including philosophy, economics, international politics and relations, literat...

United Kingdom, Cambridge

International Relations Programme (Session 1) ** Aged 15-18 **

Cambridge Immerse is a unique two week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford University...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Lithuania, Vilnius

Military Security

This week-long course on military security gives a chance to get in-depth understanding about current threats the Eastern flank of Europe faces and the counter-measures it applies...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 810
Lithuania, Vilnius

Cyber Security

This week-long course on cyber securitywill provide an opportunity to get to know more about today’s cyber security world, including emerging cyber-threats and increasing cyber-att...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 810
Lithuania, Vilnius

Energy Security

This week-long course on energy security provides you with an opportunity to gain knowledge about global energy tendencies and perspectives and how they correlate with regional and...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 810
Denmark, Aarhus

Understanding European Union Politics

From the outside, the European Union (EU) often gives the impression of being a messy political unit. Just think about the recent refugee crisis. Almost on a daily basis the public...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 692
United Kingdom, London

Governance Modules- Undergraduate Summer School

The Undergraduate Summer School teaches 30 different modules spanning subject areas such as health and science, maths and engineering, law, governance, business management, culture...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

UNISCA Summer Course

The UNISCA Summer Course is a Model United Nations: a simulation of the United Nations where the official rules of the organization and some of its official Committees are being si...

Spain, Barcelona

Summer School for highschool students

CORE TRACKS Intercultural Communication: The course aims to reflect and to learn about: • To be aware of our own identity (culture & values). • To be aware of the way we comm...

language English
duration 3 weeks
United Kingdom, Edinburgh

Debating International Relations

The course provides an introduction to the major principles, concepts, actors, and theories of the international system. Using examples from the world today, you will learn how app...

Belgium, Leuven

Europe Inside Out

With its exciting range of options and its setting in one of Europe’s greatest cities, KU Leuven’s EU summer course truly stands out from the crowd. During this 14-day residenti...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 800
United Kingdom, London

International Politics of Human Rights

This module will explore why governments repress the rights of their citizens. The module will explore what human rights are and the different explanations of where rights come...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Contemporary British Politics

Bringing together political science and history, this module will examine British politics since 1945. The module is not just narrowly about politicians and political intrigue,...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Governance and Public Management

Many central and local governments around the world are under stress. Austerity has cut into their budgets, and citizens distrust governments, yet demand an increasing array of ser...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
France, Caen

French language practice + "Peace and Human Rights" track

Combine the practice of French in the morning (45h) with a thematic track in the afternoon (30h of lectures and site visits) = 75h for one session. "Peace and Human Rights" tra...

language French
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 820
Russia, Moscow

Russian Space and Russian State

The subject matter of the course is Russian space. The course deals with its structure, topology, history, modes of appropriation and governance. It problematizes the idea of space...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee USD 600
Russia, Moscow

EU–Russia Relations and a Future of Europe

This course is designed to offer an in-depth study of the EU-Russia relationship. It will look at the history of that relationship and analyze its legal and analytical framework. T...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee USD 600
Russia, Moscow

Rising Powers in World Politics

We are in the middle of an unprecedented shift in wealth and power away from the West and towards the countries of the developing world. How will this dramatic shift in power affec...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 300
Russia, Moscow

US-Russia Relations between the Cold Wars

The course contains conceptual analyses and practical study of the US-Russia relations since the end of the Cold War. It explores structural problems and theoretical patterns of th...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee USD 300
Russia, Moscow

Russia in Asia-Pacific: Challenges and Opportunities

The course aims to initiate an in-depth and comprehensive discussion on Russia’s policy in Asia-Pacific: its key priorities, trends and interim results along with issues and challe...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee USD 600
Czech Republic, Prague

European Politics: Interests versus Culture?

The Summer School on “European Politics: Interests versus Culture” is a one-week program for undergraduate and graduate students of various nationalities and academic backgrounds (...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 790
Czech Republic, Prague

China: A World Superpower - Myth or Reality?

Iran’s nuclear program, North Korea, global warming, the world financial crisis, America’s budget deficit, Taiwan, oil prices and efforts to eradicate piracy near Somalia – what do...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 790
Czech Republic, Prague

Development, Sustainability and Globalization

The Prague Summer School on Development, Sustainability and Globalization aims to enrich the discussion on the new tasks for the global development. The program is conceptualized w...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 790
United Kingdom, London, Cambridge

Global Leadership **15 - 18 year olds**

Are you interested in Politics, Economics and Philosophy and Current Affairs? - Then this could be the course for you! You will be taught how to analyse information and offer cri...

language English
duration 8 weeks
United Kingdom, Cambridge

Global Leadership Programme ** Aged 15-18 **

Cambridge Immerse is a unique one week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford University...

language English
duration 1 week

International Relations and Threats to Global Security

This intensive and dynamic course involves academic classes, active group work, guest presentations and field trips. It is ideal for students studying international relations, poli...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 8 ECTS

Wealth and Poverty: The Making of the Modern World

What is the relationship between wealth and poverty? How did the current global hierarchy of wealth and power come about in the course of the last five centuries? Are countries in...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
France, lille

International & EU Affairs - French Language & Society

Do you feel to visit the European Institutions, study EU Affairs and French language at the same time this summer? Welcome to Sciences Po Lille Summer School !! Sciences Po Lill...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Russia, Moscow

Russia in the Changing World

This course has been designed especially for international students majoring in international relations, political science, and global economy. In contrast to international relatio...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee USD 600
Russia, Moscow

Understanding Russian Economy: Problems of Transition or Transition to Problems

Apart from covering economic development in historical retrospective, this course focuses on the most recent economic developments, including those taking place after the 2008-2010...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee USD 600
United Kingdom, Oxford & Cambridge

Academic Courses in Politics

Oxford is a hot-bed for politics both in terms of political activism and academic study. Countless world-leaders have studied here and some of the most eminent political theorists...

language English
duration 7 weeks
United Kingdom, Oxford & Cambridge

Academic Courses in International Development

The world we live in has become more connected than ever before, and crisis in one country or region can have significant consequences even on a global level. News headlines about...

language English
duration 7 weeks
United Kingdom, Oxford & Cambridge

Academic Courses in International Relations

The course will combine theoretical and empirical perspectives to address questions concerning the study and practice of international politics in the modern era. Analysis of appro...

language English
duration 7 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
United Kingdom, Oxford & Cambridge

Academic Courses in Leadership

We believe leading oneself successfully first is the key to leading others. The course will focus on teaching Leadership using the great classic texts by ancient mystics, saints an...

language English
duration 7 weeks
Russia, Odintsovo

Russian Foreign Policy: Modern Challenges

The course is designed to facilitate understanding of contemporary Russia’s foreign policy and its challenges. It is based on the study of Russia’s foreign policy documents – both...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Russia, Moscow

Russia and Global Food Security

This course covers the economic dimensions of food production, consumption, and trade. The main aim of the course is to form a clear understanding of the current state of the globa...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee USD 300
Switzerland, Geneva

International Affairs, Trade and Development

The Programme on International Affairs, Trade and Development takes you to the heart of international policy-making: it provides participants with a unique combination of academic...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Security Governance & Conflict Resolution

The word ‘security’ is omnipresent in media, politics and daily conversations. But what does it actually mean? What makes one feel secure? And, more importantly, how is security or...

Belgium, Brussels

Brussels Summer School | Europe and the World

How does the European Union act as a global organisation in today’s world? Understand the main challenges facing the EU and debate with policy makers from institutions such as NATO...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
United Kingdom, Canterbury

European Security and Foreign Policy

This course focuses on contemporary security issues facing Europe today and on how European states are adapting to their new role in providing security both within and beyond the E...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
France, Paris

Comparative Public Policy: Whither "Model Europe"?

As in the US, European governance is modeled on capitalism, rights, and democracy. European nations and the European Union, however, approach these topics distinctly. An approach t...

France, Paris

War and Peace

Focuses on causes and consequences of European military conflicts and the historical transformations resulting from peace settlements. Examines the European Wars of Religion, the N...

Germany, Frankfurt (Oder)

Comparative Analysis of Recent Challenges in Europe

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language English
duration 7 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Germany, Frankfurt (Oder)

Analytical Concepts and Normative Implication

coming soon

language English
duration 7 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Germany, Tübingen

International and European Studies Summer Program I

Study Europe and the EU in Germany: Come and join the Summer Program “International & European Studies” at the University of Tübingen! ACADEMIC PROGRAM: You take introductory...

Austria, Vienna

Vienna 24+: The Future of Human Rights in the 21st Century

The course will cover the progressive developments since the 1993 Vienna UN World Conference on Human Rights. Participants will learn about the skills and strategies of civil socie...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Greece, Kavala

The rise of Populism: from Chavez to Trump

In the aftermath of Brexit and Trump’s election, populism has become the political concept of choice for pundits struggling to explain political developments to a bewildered global...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
Greece, Kavala

The future of American Power

In this course, we examine the challenges to American primacy in contemporary world politics, the debates on Unipolarity in International Relations, and the domestic constraints to...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
Czech Republic, Prague

Understanding Europe in an Age of Uncertainty

The objective of the “Spring University Prague 2018: Understanding Europe in an Age of Uncertainty” (offered by the reputable Charles University) is to provide students with a broa...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 860
Belgium, Brussels

Jean Monnet Module in EU Environmental Policies and Law (POLLEN)

The EU Environmental Policies & Law (POLLEN) - Jean Monnet Module is a novel and intensive academic programme organised by the Institute for European Studies in partnership with th...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 650
Netherlands, Tunis

The MENA Region in International Relations: Power, Politics and Ideology

The MENA Region in International Relations: Power, Politics and Ideology. The upcoming IAPSS-CIFE Winter School will be held in Tunis, Tunisia on the subject: The MENA Region in...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 199
Estonia, Kääriku, Valga County, Estonia

People and territories: Biopower and Geopolitics in the Black Sea and the Caucasus

In February 2018, the school will keep exploring different dimensions of power and relate them with domestic and foreign policies of major international actors. This year we shall...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
Austria, Vienna

The UN Sustainable Development Goals: Ensuring Human Rights Today & Ending Poverty Forever

The UN Sustainable Development Goals: Ensuring Human Rights Today & Ending Poverty Forever. The course will cover the global efforts to end poverty through progressive policy makin...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 800
Switzerland, Geneva

The United Nations and Global Challenges

A two-week study programme in International Affairs, at the heart of the Capital of Peace, with a focus on 2 areas: - Understanding the UN system and its actors: a clear mapping...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Germany, Tübingen

International & European Studies Winter Program

Study Europe and the EU in Germany: Come and join the Winter Program “International & European Studies” at the University of Tübingen! ACADEMIC PROGRAM: You take introductory...

Courses 2017

Germany, Berlin

Social Network Analysis Using Stata

The field of Social Network Analysis is one of the most rapidly growing fields of the social sciences. Social network analysis focuses on the relationships that exist between indiv...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 896
Czech Republic, Prague

Summer School in Prague

For the first time, a summer program is organized in Czech Republic (Prague) in partnership with the CEVRO Institute. It will take place in the historical center of Prague. The f...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4.5 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Bosnia & Herzegovina, Sarajevo East

Rethinking the culture of tolerance

The International Summer School restarts in 2017 with a new three-year project in the perspective of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The topic of the first y...

France, Nice

Summer University in Nice

'Leading in times of crisis' Understanding and tackling the challenges facing the EU and the World with a focus on the refugee crisis A two-week seminar in academic and professio...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 895
Italy, E-learning course

Managing International Relations - Part Two (E-learning course): Analyzing and understanding the complexity of a changing world

The E-learning course, Analyzing and understanding the complexity of a changing world, is made up of 4 modules dealing with key aspects of analysis of international relations: - M...

Italy, Rome

Mediterranean Summer University

This summer university programme, organized by CIFE (Centre international de formation européenne), takes place in Rome, Italy from 10th to 16th of September 2017. About 20 interna...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4.5 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Czech Republic, Prague

Understanding Europe in an Age of Uncertainty

The objective of the Summer University Prague 2017, “ Understanding Europe in an Age of Uncertainty” - provided by the reputable Charles University - is to provide students with a...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 990
Germany, Frankfurt (Oder)

Viadrinicum 2017 "BorderLab. Borderland Experiences: Conflict, Dialogue and the Arts"

Viadrinicum is an annual summer school devoted to the countries of the Eastern Partnership region with a special focus on Ukraine. This year it will take place in the form of Borde...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Hungary, Kőszeg

Surviving Crises: a practical guide from Central Europe

The Crisis of European Narratives - Where is Central Europe? New Wars - Security, Terrorism and Technologies of Surveillance Europe, Greece, Turkey and the Balkans Central...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Netherlands, Groningen

Global Energy Transition from Local Perspectives: 'Yes In My Backyard'

The Groningen Energy Summer School (GESS) 2017 takes an interdisciplinary approach to the societal and technological dimensions of the energy transition. By combining a broad range...

Germany, Genshagen (close to Berlin)

Cities in European Politics : Are Cities the Future of the European Union?

On August 16 - 25 2017 students from universities in Germany, France and Poland respectively will gather at castle Genshagen close to Berlin for ten days in orde...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 150
Lithuania, Klaipėda

Global Challenges from the Local Perspective

Klaipeda University is a multidisciplinary national and Baltic Sea Region research and studies leader, promoter of cultural heritage, and lifelong learning center integrated in int...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Climate Change Mitigation: Options and Policies

Climate change mitigation is firmly on the international policy agenda since the global community concluded a new agreement in December 2015 in Paris. The big question, however, is...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 400
United Kingdom, London

Survey Research Methods: From Design to Analysis

The social survey is a core methodology in the social sciences. Surveys allow researchers to measure attitudes, behaviours, values and norms. This means that survey data can be use...

language English
duration 2 weeks
United Kingdom, London

Statistical Methods for Social Research using SPSS

Many researchers in the social sciences use SPSS to perform data analysis, but often formal training in use of the software and how to interpret output is severely lacking. This co...

United Kingdom, London

Latent Variable Modelling and Structural Equation Modelling for Social Sciences Research

This course aims to provide participants with an introduction to latent variables and structural equation models for both continuous and categorical data and their use in measureme...

Kosovo, Prishtina

International Development

Pariticipants will be offered a college course on the Politics and Development of the Balkans with Focus on Kosovo at the AAB College in Pristina, Kosovo.

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 679
Netherlands, Twente

Smart Cities

Smart Cities is a rapidly growing concept in both research and policy practice. It is viewed as a solution for cities to better cope with key societal challenges like energy transi...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 555
Netherlands, Twente

Water

Access to clean water is evidently crucial. With growing population, climate change, and emerging new contaminants, water challenges are omnipresent. It is of prime importance to u...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 555
United Kingdom, Canterbury

Summer School in Canterbury

Participants will gain more understanding and engage in discussions about various aspects of federalism and its role in modern European society as well as its wider global impact....

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee GBP 500
Finland, Helsinki

Challenges of Democratic Development in Eastern Europe

This course offers an overview of the current challenges of social and political development in Eastern Europe. Taught by a group of area studies experts in history, political scie...

Finland, Helsinki

Populism in Europe and Beyond

This course offers a hands-on experience for students who are in equal degrees fascinated and confused by the persistence of populism in Europe and beyond. It is near impossible no...

United Kingdom, Oxford

International Relations **Ages 15-18**

Oxford Summer College is a two week university preparation course held in the heart of Oxford at Somerville College. International relations classes introduce students to the st...

Netherlands, Nijmegen

Governing the Climate? Science, History and Politics of the UNFCCC

This course examines how the issue of climate change emerged as a scientific problem and led to the creation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC),...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 525
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Social Movements and Politics in 21st Century Latin America

This course will introduce you to modern Latin American politics, focusing on the rise of left-wing governments and their relationships with social movements. Through lively lectur...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 525
Italy, Reggio Calabria

The Age of Revolutions: Challenges to Class, Gender and Nation

2017 is a centennial of the Russian revolution which generated a series of revolutions in the world. The following changes led to the global bipolar division and transformed the s...

language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 780
Germany, Bali - Indonesia

Bali International 2017 Summer School – ‘In Search of Southeast Asia’

The Bali International 2017 Summer School: ‘In Search of Southeast Asia’, which will be held at Indonesia’s leading Udayana University on the tropical island of Bali, offers superb...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 990
Ukraine, Lviv

Study Democracy in Ukraine

Program overview: introduction to Ukraine: brief lectures on Ukrainian history, political situation, economy, society; discussions of successes and challenges of NGOs with lead...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 250
Netherlands, Maastricht

Global Justice

Approximately 50.000 deaths per day are due to poverty-related causes. In contrast to the large segment of humankind that is living in extreme poverty, there is a large segment liv...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 800
Denmark, Copenhagen

The Syrian conflict: Emergent security phenomena and analytical approaches

The conflict in Syria has gone on for over five years and has claimed the lives of more than a quarter of a million people. The conflict has been called “the biggest humanitarian c...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
fee EUR 235
Germany, Augsburg

Frieden verstehen - Konflikte gestalten (Understanding Peace - Managing Conflict)

The peace summer school is a platform for participants to interact and discuss how our understanding of peace impacts our actions today and how we can manage conflicts in our envir...

language German
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
Romania, Slobozia/Bucarest (Romania) and Silistra (Bulgaria)

Summer University in Romania & Bulgaria

Organisée de chaque côté du Danube, l'Université d'été de Roumanie/Bulgarie a lieu depuis 2010 en partenariat avec plusieurs partenaires : la Mairie de Slobozia et l'Université Bio...

language French
duration 1 week
credits 4.5 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Germany, Berlin

The Making of Europe: The Long 20th Century

This course provides an overview of the political, socio-economic, and cultural developments that shaped Europe in the long 20th century. Many deeply impacting developments occurre...

duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS

Energy Infrastructure and Policy Repercussions

The Department of International Relations and European Studies, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University together with our partners is are happy to announce the summer school...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
Germany, Wuerzburg

German Politics 2017

Germany is the most populous democracy in the EU and one of the major players in European politics. Nevertheless, German politics with its specific features and complex structures...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 195
France, PARIS

Ebola, Analysis of an Health Crisis

ILERI Summer School offers eight intensive courses for adults (students, professionals, seniors, job seekers...) during the month of July to better understand the geopolitics of ou...

language French
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 170
Netherlands, Maastricht

European Welfare State - current challenges and perspectives

This course deals with the social policy characteristics of the European welfare state. The recent economic crisis and developments in the EU have led to a rise in poverty and unem...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Netherlands, Maastricht

Law and Politics - current topics in the European Union

This course is targeted at students particularly interested in exploring the history and development of European integration. In an ever globalising world increasing interaction be...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Development and Conflict

This course examines the linkages between conflict and development, inequality and violence, and the structures and interests which contribute to the continuation of violence withi...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

International Relations in the 21st Century

The course will provide a critical understanding of key developments and issues in contemporary world politics for students with no prior background in international relations. Foc...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Gender, Conflict & The Middle East

This course offers insight into key issues in the study of gender and conflict in the Middle East. The course provides a focus for students interested in women’s studies, feminism,...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Italy, Aieta (Cs)

Europa, 60 anni insieme: uniti e diversi

Summer school "Giornate d'Europa" aims at facing and discussing on the future of European integration process, with a specific focus on young generation perspectives. It aims to ma...

language Italian
duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
France, PARIS

The Chinese World

ILERI Summer School offers eight intensive courses for adults (students, professionals, seniors, job seekers...) during the month of July to better understand the geopolitics of ou...

language French
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 170
Czech Republic, Svaty Jan pod Skalou (near Prague)

Humanitarian action and advocacy **Ages 15-20**

Humanitarianism versus Development (main differences, importance of differentiation, blurring of lines) Advocacy in Humanitarian Action (the impact of advocacy, collecting testim...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 230
Germany, Berlin

Europe, Migration, Refugees

Regarding transnational migration, the EU promotes a political reasoning between processes of consolidation and necessary conflict, between sovereignty and shared responsibility, b...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 900
Germany, Berlin

The European Union in the 21st Century: Internal and External Challenges

The course will introduce the basics of the European Union and describe and explain the processes of widening and deepening of this unique political entity. This will cover an over...

duration 4 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 900
Germany, Berlin

Global Politics: How to Cope with a World in Disarray?

This course addresses the new global environment which has been evolving since the end of the East-West conflict. The key features of the emerging context of global politics are: m...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 900
Germany, Berlin

Europe & The World - History of International Relations

Europe and its role in the world have changed dramatically over the last century. Once European empires dominated the greater part of the world; today Europe consists of a number o...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 900
Georgia, Batumi

Black Sea Summer University

This summer university programme, organized by CIFE (Centre international de formation européenne) takes place in Tblisi, Georgia from July 20th to July 26th 2017. About 20 interna...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4.5 ECTS
fee EUR 400
France, PARIS

Business Intelligence & Due Diligence

ILERI Summer School offers eight intensive courses for adults (students, professionals, seniors, job seekers...) during the month of July to better understand the geopolitics of ou...

language French
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 170
Netherlands, Middelburg

Confronting Terrorism in Today's World

This course examines the challenge posed to Europe and the United States by the rise of terrorism. The course will explore the impact of the September 11th tragedy, but will also p...

Netherlands, Maastricht

Country Risk Analysis 1: Political Risk Indicators, Geo-Economics and Report Writing

The recent developments in Turkey, the social unrest in Venezuela and the ongoing conflict in the Ukraine underline the continued importance of political risk analysis for companie...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Greece, Chania, Crete

Interdisciplinary Leadership Academy

Develop a global mindset Learn & Network with the Best Experience “Leadership in practice” An interdisciplinary course for young professionals to de...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
China, Beijing (Peking University)

Asia-Pacific Security

This course introduces theoretical and policy approaches to the study of conflict, cooperation, and regional order and applies them to the contemporary Asia-Pacific region, includi...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
China, Shanghai (Fudan Universtiy)

China and the Dynamics of Globalization

The aim of the course ‘China and The Dynamics of Globalization’ is twofold. First, to give a multilevel analysis of globalization, connecting the economic to the political and cult...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
China, Beijing (Peking University)

Introduction to the Political Economy of China

This course is primarily intended to provide an informed perspective about the evolving process of China’s political and economic transition and development during the past three d...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
France, PARIS

Analysis of Political Risk

ILERI Summer School offers eight intensive courses for adults (students, professionals, seniors, job seekers...) during the month of July to better understand the geopolitics of ou...

language French
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 170
Greece, Chania, Crete

Leaders For Our Future (LFOF)

Guided courses and simulation games make knowledge fun to learn. *set at the contemporary safe Academic campus of MAIChania *creative non-formal education methods *Internationa...

language English
duration 3 weeks
Estonia, Tartu and Pärnu

Social Dimension: EU-Russian Relations and Baltic Regional Security

The programme takes place in two different cities of Estonia: Tartu - the University town and Pärnu - the coastal "summer capital". Week II in Tartu - EU and Russian Relations...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Czech Republic, Prague

Challenged Union: Making Sense of the Troublemakers (or at least trying to)

The European Summer School in Prague is an intensive 10 day learning programme focused on European integration. It is organized by one of the leading think-tanks in Prague, EUROPEU...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 950
Czech Republic, Prague

Challenged Union: Making Sense of the Troublemakers

European Summer School Prague​ is an intensive 10 day learning programme focused on issues related to various aspects of European integration. It is opened for students or recen...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 950
Greece, Nafplio

The History, Philosophy, and Sociology of International Relations

The course seeks to provide a panoramic view of International Relations (IR) as a field of study by integrating three distinct foci. It explores the philosophical foundations of IR...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 500
Greece, Nafplio

Identity Politics and Ethno-Religious Conflicts in the 21st Century

The course provides an overview of a vast and expanding literature and an introduction to the most relevant current debates in the field of identity politics and conflicts, with an...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 500
Greece, Nafplio

Political Risk Analysis

In recent times, financial investors and multinational corporations have become more aware of the need to “go beyond economics” and integrate political factors into their decision-...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 500
Netherlands, Maastricht

Geopolitical Conflict Analysis 2: Geographical Factors, Geostrategy and Scenario Planning Tools

The ongoing Indian-Pakistani rivalry over Kashmir, the recent violence between Azeri and Armenian soldiers related to Nagorno-Karabach and the melting of the Arctic ice cap underli...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Netherlands, Maastricht

The End of the World as We Know It? The European Union in a changing global order

The course introduces the students to the external relations of the European Union and its role(s) in the world. Together with the students we discuss topics such as the sources of...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 800
Netherlands, Maastricht

What's wrong with European Politics: the end of just the beginning of Europe in decline

The last decade went from bad to worse for the European Union and its 28 member states: in 2005, two of its founding members rejected the constitutional treaty that was aiming towa...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 800
France, Paris

Energy and Finance

We must change the way we use energy, and we may also have to change the kind of energy we produce. The 20th century is considered as “the century of hydrocarbons and nuclear”; wil...

Poland, Warsaw

Baltic Sea Summer University

CIFE invites students and young professionals to apply for its one-week Summer University course on the topic of "Regional Development and innovation". This Summer University aims...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4.5 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Czech Republic, Prague

Young Leaders - International Leadership

Centered round a weekly themed project, the Young Leaders syllabus comprises theory lessons, interactive lectures, business simulations and real-life case studies that provide a st...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 850
France, PARIS

Geopolitics of Religions

ILERI Summer School offers eight intensive courses for adults (students, professionals, seniors, job seekers...) during the month of July to better understand the geopolitics of ou...

language French
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 170
France, PARIS

Roads of Africa

ILERI Summer School offers eight intensive courses for adults (students, professionals, seniors, job seekers...) during the month of July to better understand the geopolitics of ou...

language French
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 170
Czech Republic, Prague

The EU and Changing Geopolitical Dynamics

The Summer school programme is designed to gives participants an opportunity to gain a profound knowledge of ongoing processes and events shaping and influencin...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 390
Estonia, Tallinn, Tartu and Pärnu

Social Dimension: Estonian Business Environment, EU-Russian Relations and Baltic Regional Security

The programme takes place in three different cities of Estonia: Tallinn - the capital, Tartu - the University town and Pärnu - the coastal "summer capital". Week I in Tallinn -...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7 ECTS
Estonia, Tallinn and Tartu

Social Dimension: Estonian Business Environment and EU-Russian Relations

The programme takes place in two different cities of Estonia: Tallinn - the capital and Tartu - the University town. Week I in Tallinn - Estonian Business Environment 9-16 July...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Greece, Nafplion

Conflict & Political Violence

The goal of this course is to review the most recent developments in the field of conflict and political violence. In exploring the intersection of large-scale collective action an...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Greece, Nafplio

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Terrorism, and our response to it, is among the most compelling of global political issues: it dominates news headlines, public anxiety, and political strategies alike. Yet few att...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 500
Greece, Nafplio

Turkey in the 21st century: Politics, Society and Economy

Turkey continues to attract international attention by virtue not only of its size and position but also its politics. Having been on the forefront of modernization and westernizat...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 500
Hungary, Budapest

Populism

Challengers of liberal democracy: Anti-democratic movements and populism Are anti-democratic parties a new phenomenon? What is populism exactly? Is there a global crisis of libe...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 130
France, Cluny

How is democracy doing, in your corner of the world ?/Comment ca va, chez toi, la démocratie ?

In the course of five days in July, the workshop offers to approximately 50 participants from all over Europe and beyond a unique opportunity to share their perceptions, thoughts a...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
France, PARIS

The Middle-East

ILERI Summer School offers eight intensive courses for adults (students, professionals, seniors, job seekers...) during the month of July to better understand the geopolitics of ou...

language French
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 170
Kosovo, EUCIC Prishtina

Intensive Course of Diplomacy and Crises Management

#Invitation The Academy for Protocol and Diplomacy, have a great pleasure to invite you to Participate at this sessions of Intensive Course of Diplomacy, Diplomatic Relation...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 35
Hungary, Budapest

Romani Identities: Performance, Antigypsyism and Representation

The aim of this CEU Summer School is to link participating students and scholars with a transnational network of scholars, performers, community activists, and artists in order to...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 550
Netherlands, Maastricht

Geopolitical Conflict Analysis 1: Fragmented Identities, Rising Powers and International Security Threats

The civil war in Syria, BREXIT and the unexpected election of Donald Trump as American president all underline the continued importance of national identity, power and security. Th...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Netherlands, Maastricht

The European Union - Peace, Conflict and Human Rights

The European Union is the world’s largest experiment in supranational governance. In recent years, the EU has undergone substantial evolution in its foreign relations institutions...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

Evaluating Policy Interventions

Does welfare spending reduce poverty? Does the minimum wage destroy jobs? Does trade liberalisation increase inequality? Does development aid really help poor countries? Do longer...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee CHF 990
Belgium, Brussels

Inter-university Summer School on European Policy-making

Explore both the old and the new centre of European Diplomacy with this summer school. The intensive two-week programme is held one week in Brussels and one week in Vienna from Mon...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
China, Beijing (Peking University)

Chinese Politics and Public Policy

This course is an introduction at Master level to the contemporary political system of China, with a special focus on its policy making process. The emphasis is on China’s politica...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht University)

European Studies

This special track offers you the opportunity to explore the topic of Europe. Studying in this beautiful Medieval city of Utrecht, according to the Lonely Planet one of the most un...

language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 12 ECTS
Belgium, Brussels

EU Business Law & WTO Trade Practice (Brussels, Strasbourg, Luxembourg & Geneva)

We offer a multimodal programme. Participants may enrol for the three-week programme or decide to drop out week 1 or 3 : - 1st week - Brussels - Introduction to the Legal Sys...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 750
Belgium, Brussels

EU Business Law and WTO Trade Practice (Brussels, Luxembourg, Strasbourg & Geneva)

We offer a multimodal programme. Participants may enrol for the three-week programme or decide to drop out week 1 or 3 : - 1st week- Brussels • Introduction to the Legal Syst...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 750
Bosnia & Herzegovina, Sarajevo, Mostar, Srebrenica, Klotjevac

Learning from the past – Bosnia and Herzegovina 1995 – 2017: Lessons Not Learned?

The 4th international summer school “Learning from the past – Bosnia and Herzegovina 1995 – 2017: Lessons Not Learned?” aims to make a contribution to the process of dealing with t...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 560
United Kingdom, London

NGOs and Social Movements: The Politics of Protest and Change

This course provides a critical introduction to NGOs, the nature and impact of social protest, how they have interacted and influenced each other, and how they have globalised. It...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Understanding Africa

This course provides participants with an overall understanding of the history, politics and culture of Africa. With a diverse range of sessions, from History and Politics to Langu...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

The Middle East in Global Politics

This course aims to place the modern Middle East in its international context, exploring histories of empire and decolonisation, hegemony and resistance, conflict and cooperation,...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Public Finance Management

The effective management of public finances is a fundamental function for every government and public sector organisation. This course provides participants with the theoretical kn...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Neoliberalism in Crisis: Global Perspectives

This Summer School course – led by an interdisciplinary SOAS team drawn from the fields of economics, politics, and development studies – offers a concise and informative introduct...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Italy, Turin

Engaging Conflict: Prevention, Management and Resolution

The Engaging Conflict Summer School is designed to equip committed students, early-career researchers and professionals with advanced tools to critically understand conflict and ta...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 650
Belgium, Gent

Reproductive Health & Rights

Summer School 'Reproductive Health & Rights' is a project at Ghent University, organised by students in cooperation with the university itself. Each summer, we welcome students fro...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 435
Italy, Turin

Understanding the Middle East. Deconstructing Narratives, Imaginaries and Representations

Within the context of the TOMidEast initiatives, the Department of Cultures, Politics and Society of the University of Turin, is pleased to announce the fourth edition of the Summe...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 350
Italy, Turin

Politics, Development and Social Change in Contemporary India

In response to the growing interest in India in the era of globalisation the Department of Culture, Politics and Society, University of Turin, is pleased to announce the third edit...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 350
Poland, Warsaw

“Solidarity Beyond Borders”

Summer school “Solidarity beyond borders” is a 7-day course encompassing various theoretical and methodological aspects of transnational solidarity. It will address such topics as:...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
France, Paris

Comparative Policy Analysis and Practical Program Evaluation

***NOTE: The application period for Summer 2017 registration is now closed. Exemptions, however, may be made for students in certain circumstances. For more information about apply...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Greece, Athens

Athens Summer School

The "Athens Summer School" is an intensive interdisciplinary 7-day course (36 teaching hours), that will provide comprehensive knowledge on the different aspects of the economic cr...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 250
Italy, Reggio Calabria

Gender and reconciliation in divided societies

Political expert, Adrian Guelke, defines divided societies as communities, where violence or menaces impede to the people’s unification. Their inner disputes became so meaningful a...

language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 780
Slovenia, Koper

Adriatic Sea Summer University

CIFE invites students and young professionals to apply for its one-week Summer University on the topic 'Interculturalité et migrations en Europe.' This Summer University course ta...

language French
duration 1 week
credits 4.5 ECTS
fee EUR 400
United Kingdom, London

International Relations

This unique summer programme will introduce you to the key debates and issues in contemporary International Relations. The programme is taught in two of Europe’s major capital citi...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 15 ECTS
Estonia, Riga in Latvia, Tallin and Tartu in Estonia

After the Empire: the Collapse of Communism and Beyond 3-week programme

in cooperation with the University of Latvia 2-22 July, 2017. After the Empire 3-week summer school takes place in 2 different countries and 3 different cities: Riga, Tallinn and T...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7 ECTS
Estonia, Utrecht in the Netherlands; Tartu and Pärnu in Estonia

European Encounters: Diversity and Integration from West to East

This course is a joint programme on European integration of Utrecht University’s Summer School and the International Summer University of the University of Tartu. The first two...

duration 4 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
United Kingdom, Exeter

International Relations: Security, Conflict and Peace

This stimulating course will provide you with the opportunity to engage with some of the most challenging and pressing issues of international relations and conflict. You will exp...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Lithuania, Vilnius

Military Security

This week-long course will focus on the security situation in the Baltic region, giving a particular attention to the transformation of Russian military and its impact on the secur...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 390
Lithuania, Vilnius

Energy Security

The course consists of the lectures that address the most important aspects of energy security today. The course starts with a general overview of Europe’s energy policy, including...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 390
Greece, Thessaloniki

The Migrant Crisis within the Greek context

A 9-day summer programme that will feed your knowledge and unlock your skills with active and experiential learning on the migration agenda in SE Europe. The University Of Sheff...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 15 ECTS
Spain, Barcelona

Syria and the complexity of a multi-dimensional conflict

Syria revolution erupted in 2011 following Arab Spring uprisings in neighboring countries. The initial peaceful revolutionary movement was harshly repressed from the beginning and...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 110
Switzerland, Geneva

Understanding Global Governance

In a globalized world, Global governance is the key concept to allows understanding the mechanisms that perform policy-making and monitoring functions at the global level. In the a...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
France, Lille

International Affairs- French Language and Society

Do you feel to visit the European Institutions, study EU Affairs and French language at the same time this summer? Welcome to Sciences Po Lille Summer School !! The 2017 Summer...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Belgium, Antwerp

Europe: Diversity and Migration

Europe’s demography in terms of ethno-cultural composition is rapidly diversifying in an unprecedented way. The majority group in urban areas is morphing into a minority amidst oth...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 400
Spain, Barcelona

International Courts and the Success of International Agreements

Most major international agreements—and many smaller ones as well—provide for dispute resolution through a court. For example, courts are active in agreements covering human right...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Spain, Barcelona

Rescaling Europe

Social scientists have regularly proclaimed the end of territory under successive waves of modernisation but it continually emerges as a key principle of social, economic and polit...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Spain, Barcelona

Brexit: Causes, Process and Consequences

This course will examine the shocks to the national, European and global system which Britain's exit from the EU represents. Sessions will deal with the origins of Brexit in the Un...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Spain, Barcelona

Global Security challenges in this turbulent year 2017

This course will explore and make an assessment of the situation of Global Security in this turbulent year of 2017. We will explore the main challenges, elements of instability and...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Spain, Barcelona

The Authority-Legitimacy-Link in Global Governance

Empirical assessment of patterns of authority in the global governance system shows that there has been a general rise in both political and epistemic authority beyond the nation s...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 110
Spain, Barcelona

The new Turkey: domestic cleavages in a changing Middle East

Five years ago Turkey was portrayed as an emerging regional leader and a model for democratisation processes. In 2017 this is no longer the case. This intensive course will provide...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 110
Spain, Barcelona

Global Cities and Global Order

The re-emergence of the city from the long shadow of the state in the late-twentieth century was facilitated by the state itself. The unprecedented size and scale of today’s global...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Spain, Barcelona

Political Ecology of Development

The course is an examination of the Political Ecology of Development. We will look at the interdisciplinary field of Political Ecology, the study of ecological distribution conflic...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 250

From Intervention to Non-Intervention: The Triumph of State Sovereignity over Human Rights?

The fundamental organising principle in the international system has long been one of state sovereignty, whereby states are considered to have authority over a defined and internat...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Belgium, Brussels

Brussels Summer School for Young Leaders: 'EU as a Global Actor'

Debate Europe's Challenges with EU & NATO Leaders! As a leading Summer School held in the ‘Capital of Europe’, the one-week program aims to immerse undergraduate and postgradua...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 390
Italy, Catania

Managing Crises at the EU Med border

The EUMedEA Crash Course “Managing Crises at the EU Med Borders” is an advanced study and training course run by leading scholars, civil society organizations’ representatives and...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
Belgium, Brussels

Asia-Europe Summer Academy: Policy Forum on Asian Affairs

In early 21st Century, relations with Asia have become crucial both for the private and the public sector all across Europe. Economic, political and cultural relations between the...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 250
United Kingdom, London

International Relations, Government and Society

LSE Summer School offers over 80 three-week courses taught by LSE’s world-renowned faculty. All courses take place on our campus in the heart of Central London. The LSE Summer...

language English
duration 9 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Government and Politics of the Middle East and Arabic or Persian Language

This course serves as an introduction to the politics of North Africa (Maghreb), the Arab East (Mashriq) including the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula, Israel, Turkey and Iran. It g...

language English
duration 5 weeks
France, Rome, Brussels and Paris

Europe in the XXIth Century

Why does the European Union exist? Why have a group of states decided to gather together in a supranational entity? Will the European Union continue to exist, despite nationalist c...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
United Kingdom, Cardiff

The Foreign Policy Summer School 2017

The Foreign Policy Summer School 2017 is the leading international relations summer school for young professionals in foreign policy and students of international relations and pol...

language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 495
United Kingdom, Oxford

Political and International Relations: a Global Perspective

This course combines politics and international relations with the study of successful leadership. Through debate, written assignments and lectures, you’ll learn all about the cont...

language English
duration 10 weeks
United Kingdom, Oxford

Introduction to Leadership **Ages 13 to 15**

Introduction to Leadership for ages 13-15 has been designed to give students an early insight into what it takes to be a successful leader in the modern international community.

language English
duration 10 weeks
Turkey, İzmir

Turkish Politics: Historical Development And Current Issues

This course has two main objectives. First, it aims to familiarize the students with the historical background, institutions, actors, processes, ideologies that have shaped Turkis...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Turkey, İzmir

Foreign policy analysis

The primary objective of the course is to familiarize the students with the historical background, institutions, actors, processes, ideologies that have shaped Turkish political s...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 600
Switzerland, Lausanne

Transitional Justice

The Lausanne Summer School on Transitional Justice brings together young researchers from around the world whose PhD-work tackles the difficult problem of how past injustice and ma...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee CHF 800
Italy, Online course

Managing International Relations - Part One (MOOC): The starting point

Those who are already working, or are getting ready to work, in an international environment face a number of key challenges. They have to endeavor to understand the major internat...

language English
duration 5 weeks
Germany, Berlin

European Union – Between Integration and Crisis

The course will introduce the basic principles of the European Union and describe the processes of widening and deepening of this unique political entity. At the beginning, we will...

language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Spain, Madrid

IE Summer School

The IE Summer School is a three-week intensive program that offers you the opportunity to take courses across a wide range of disciplines, all of which are taught by top-quality fa...

language English
duration 3 weeks
France, PARIS

The Cyberspace

ILERI Summer School offers eight intensive courses for adults (students, professionals, seniors, job seekers...) during the month of July to better understand the geopolitics of ou...

language French
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 170
Italy, Rome

Spring School on Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism: is there a nexus?

Transnational organized crime and terrorism represent two of the most complex threats facing the international community today. When analyzing the nexus between terror and crime, t...

language English
duration 1 week
fee USD 1
Czech Republic, Prague

Understanding Europe in an Age of Uncertainty

The objective of the Spring University Prague 2017, “ Understanding Europe in an Age of Uncertainty”, organized by Charles University in Prague, is to provide students with a broad...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 790
Poland, Warsaw

Spring European Diplomacy Workshop: EU Foreign Policy Analysis

The 6–day European Diplomacy Workshop: EU Foreign Policy Analysis is designed to develop critical thinking and deepen understanding of the EU’s role in the global politics. Combi...

language English
duration 1 week
Poland, Warsaw

Spring School of Diplomatic Skills

The Spring School of Diplomatic Skills (SDS) is a workshop for perfecting of communication skills necessary for work in international environment, including diplomacy, governmental...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 375
United Kingdom, Belfast

Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation: Lessons and Challenges from the Northern Ireland Peace Process

The third annual Winter School will explore how some of the main issues that have been identified by the United Nations as being central to the process of peacebuilding and conflic...

language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 650

Courses 2016

Italy, Pisa

Global Challenges: Is There still an international order?

The international contemporary panorama present opportunities totally unknown to previous generations, but also the challenges of global dimension which by their nature can only be...

Czech Republic, Prague

Reconfiguring Europe: an Old Continent in a New Millennium

The objective of the Summer University Prague 2016, “Reconfiguring Europe: an Old Continent in a New Millennium”, is to provide students with a broad understanding of the most sign...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 12 ECTS
fee EUR 940
Germany, Kevelaer-Wetten, World House

Gender Mainstreaming in EU projects and programmes

Great opportunity to get knowledge and skills for gender mainstreaming. This training will contribute to increase the relevance and quality of Gender Mainstreaming in EU projects...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 715
Switzerland, Magliaso, Ticino

Good Governance and its Application to Modern Technology Policies

High quality of the public sector is key for the welfare of economies and societies alike. It is essential for a well-functioning State and serves as an effective preventive measur...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Kosovo, Prishtina

Summer University for Security Studies

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 6...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 180
Denmark, Copenhagen

Participartory and post-national Democracy - Democratic perspectives for the future

The democratic nation state as we know it is losing terrain. . The highly acclaimed configuration of the people and the nation-state, which for two centuries have provided democrat...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 7.5 ECTS
fee EUR 230
Russia, Nizhny Novgorod

Economics and Politics

This block covers general questions about Russian political system and includes discussion about political risks and business climate during the crisis period. Language politics i...

duration 2 weeks
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Netherlands, Utrecht

Intercultural Competences: Being Effective in an International Context

This summer the Utrecht University offers you a challenging course on ?intercultural competences?. These competences are becoming more and more crucial nowadays. As we all know, p...

Denmark, Copenhagen

Evaluation Society Revisited

The course focuses on the anatomy of the contemporary evaluation society and takes a fresh, critical look at all its key components, such as “values”, “methods”, “evidence”, and “u...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 7.5 ECTS
fee EUR 230
Ukraine, Kiev

Ukraine between ‘East and West’: Soviet Legacy, Democratization Efforts and Geopolitical Challenges

Concerning the particularities of Ukraine’s history, ethnicities, and geopolitics, the notion of national identity has always been a decisive element in the analyses of the country...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 299
Czech Republic, Svaty Jan pod Skalou (near Prague)

EU Politics (Under 18s)

**Under 18s** European Union is a composition of 28 different perspectives, desires and expectations. Meeting halfway is a really complicated process, which is driven by our rep...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 230
Germany, Munich

Politics, Economies, and Societies of a Changing Middle East

During the 2016 Munich-Vienna Middle East Summer School, students will be provided with a broad understanding of the key political, economic, and societal developments in the conte...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Denmark, Copenhagen

Democracy, democratization and Civil Societies in Comparative Perspective

The study of democracy and democratisation has a long history in the subfield of political sociology. Interest in this topic has expanded dramatically with “The Third Wave of Democ...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
fee EUR 807
Denmark, Copenhagen

Greenland at the crossroads: Climate Change, Asian interests in the Arctic and developments in Greenland

The course will consider what Greenlandic actors can do with their overall ambitions of economic development and, eventually, statehood facing several big challenges stemming from...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
fee EUR 230
Germany, Bonn

Development Policy

The Summer School introduces students to the main areas of development policy and examines important development policy issues. The students will be able to discuss development pol...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 750
Estonia, Tartu, Tallinn

Transition Stories From USSR To EU: Reasons And Consequences

The summer school is aimed at students who would like to enhance and deepen their general knowledge of Estonia and its experience of transition from USSR to a modern EU country. Du...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
United Kingdom, Oxford

Politics

How do societies around the world govern themselves? Our course in Politics seeks to provide an understanding of the crucial decisions that international institutions, governments,...

Germany, Genshagen (Berlin)

European Migration and Refugee Policy: Perspectives for a Common Approach

On July 20-29 2016, the fifth Genshagen Trilateral Summer School will take place at Genshagen castle near Berlin. Students from Germany, France and Poland respectively will gather...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 150
Norway, Kristiansand

The European Union in Crisis

The European Union in Crisis (July 19 – August 5) > Methods II: Comparative Methods, Research Design and Europeanization > EU Foreign Policy: Internal and External Challenges >...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht

Migration, the Refugee Crisis and Global Aging

Some call the 21st century already the Age of Aging, for others it will become the Age of Migration and Asylum. This two week summer course on Migration, the Refugee Crisis and Glo...

United Kingdom, Brighton

Issues in International Security

Security was conventionally considered in terms of protecting a sovereign territory through armed force. In this light, the state and its survival were the central maxims. However,...

duration 4 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Hungary, Budapest

Using Logic Models to Evaluate Social Programs: Before, During, and After Program Operations

This course, held in cooperation with School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, USA, provides an introduction to the use of logic models in program planning, program evaluat...

duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 850
Germany, Wuerzburg

German Politics 2016

Germany is the most populous democracy in the EU and one of the major players in European politics. Nevertheless, German politics with its specific features and complex structures...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 195
Czech Republic, Prague

Europe in Motion

The European Summer School in Prague is an intensive 10 day learning programme focused on European integration. It is organized by one of the leading think-tanks in Prague, EUROPEU...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 950
Italy, Venice

Venice Academy of Human Rights

The Venice Academy of Human Rights is a centre of excellence for human rights education, research and debate. It forms part of the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Belgium, Brussels

Inter-university Summer School on European Policy-making

The first week in BRUSSELS emphasises the various decision-making actors and also looks at the implementation process at national level. Study visits are complemented by lectures f...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
France, Lille

The EU: a time of decision

Do you feel to visit the European Institutions and study at the same time this summer? Welcome to Sciences Po Lille Summer School !! • Course : Rethinking the European Union De...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS