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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, 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...

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
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...

United Kingdom, Oxford

International Relations **Ages 15-18**

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

United Kingdom, London

Pre-University Politics **Ages 16-17**

**For ages 16-18** 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, 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...

United Kingdom, London

Why Democracy?

This module will ask: "what, if anything, is good about democracy?" Over the past half-century, democracy has emerged in the global arena as the gold standard for legitimate gov...

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...

United Kingdom, London

Public Policy-Making

This module aims to introduce students to the process of public decision-making in modern democracies, and explains how decision-makers formulate and implement public decisions tha...

United Kingdom, London

Secrets & Spies: Modern Espionage & Intelligence

The module will study the role of spies and intelligence in culture and politics over the past century. Using a range of literary and historical texts – as well as some documents f...

United Kingdom, London

War & Diplomacy

The module will enable you to examine the role and impact of war and diplomacy on the changing structure and process of international relations. With guest speakers from the Royal...

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
Germany, Tübingen

International & European Studies

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...

language English
duration 7 weeks
Greece, Kavala

Public art and political theory

Public art brings the experience of art to the general public.  By doing so, it is inherently democratic. This course is a study on aesthetics or the philosophy of art, of theories...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4.5 ECTS
Austria, Vienna

Vienna 23+: 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 450
Switzerland, Geneva

The WTO, International Trade and Development

The Graduate Institute has been a long-time neighbour of the GATT secretariat, and later WTO, in Geneva. In addition, it has also developed cutting-edge expertise on the issues and...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
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...

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
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...

United Kingdom, London

Post-War 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,...

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
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 4 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
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 720
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 720
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 720

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 3 weeks
credits 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
fee EUR 750
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
fee EUR 750
Switzerland, Geneva

International Affairs and Multilateral Governance

The Programme on International Affairs and Multilateral Governance takes you to the heart of international policy-making: it provides participants with a unique combination of acad...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
United Kingdom, London

Profiling & Psychology of Terrorism

This module will give you a deeper understanding of the mind-set and behaviour of violent and extremist individuals or groups. You will explore the main methods of profiling and ev...

United Kingdom, London

International Relations

The module is designed as an introduction to the only academic discipline that is specifically concerned with the study of "the international". It starts with a close examination o...

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

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
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
France, Rome and Paris

Europe in the XXIth Century

The topic will be not only Europe, but also the integration of the majority of its states in the supranational entity called European Union. Its complex functioning is the outcome...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
Netherlands, Amsterdam

Security Governance & Conflict Resolution | GSSS

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 10 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 10 ECTS
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...

Germany, Tübingen

International & European Studies

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...

language English
duration 9 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
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 5 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 390
Germany, Frankfurt (Oder)

Ambivalences of Europeanization

“Ambivalences of Europeanization” aims to discuss and incrementally develop a new, comprehensive concept of Europeanization.

language English
duration 7 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
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
Belgium, Brussels

EU Environmental Policies and Law - Jean Monnet Module (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 750
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
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
China, Bali - Indonesia

In Search of Southeast Asia

The Bali International 2017 Winter 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
Germany, Tübingen

International & European Studies

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...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 8 ECTS

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...

duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Italy, Rome

Mediterranean Summer University

This summer university programme, organized by CIFE (Centre international de formation européenne), takes place in Rome, Italy from September 25th to October 1st 2016. About 30 in...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4.5 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Germany, Tübingen

International & European Studies

Do you want to broaden your academic horizons and develop specialized knowledge in European politics, history, business, and culture? Our Fall Term Program offers you a three-month...

language English
duration 12 weeks
credits 20 ECTS
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, Enschede

Smart Cities

The city of the future is facing a wide range of challenges, from health, food security and energy provision to transport and climate action. Facing these challenges relates to sma...

Netherlands, Enschede

Risk Management

Our full-package summer school (food & tent/ camping included in the price!) is a unique chance to learn more about this topic. The objective of risk management is to identify thos...

The Energy Policy of the EU and its Position in Global Energy Environment

The summer school aims at thorough examination of both recent and long-term developments, plans and policies of the EU influenced by the development of the global energy environmen...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
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 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
Romania, Slobozia (Romania) and Silistra (Bulgaria)

Summer University in Romania & Bulgaria

Organisé 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 Biot...

language French
duration 1 week
credits 4.5 ECTS
fee EUR 400
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
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
Hungary, Pécs

Summer School on Migration - Pécs Debate Academy 2016

Would you like to improve your communication skills and have an unforgettable summer in Pécs, one of the most beautiful cities of Hungary? Our intensive and very enjoyable Pécs De...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
fee EUR 300
Netherlands, Maastricht

Geopolitical Theories and Methods: Exploring Geopolitics, Geoeconomics and Geostrategy

The Russian annexation of Crimea, the development of the Nicaragua canal and the melting ice of the Arctic underline the continued importance of questions about the interaction bet...

duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee EUR 475
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...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 900
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

Middle East in Global Politics

This course places the modern Middle East in its international context, exploring histories of empire and decolonisation, hegemony and resistance, conflict and cooperation, as well...

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
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 2016. About 30 interna...

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

The Dialogue of the Deaf': Resistance and Radicalism in Divided Europe 1953-1989 and the Case of Berlin

In this course we will look at the different meanings of ‘resistance’ in East and West Germany at the time of the Cold War, but also in the wider worlds of their geopolitical neigh...

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

Human Rights: Foundations, Achievements, Controversies

Human rights constitute a central ideal in the contemporary world. Governments around the globe routinely commit themselves to upholding human rights, and many states have signed l...

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...

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

Europe & The World - From Colonialism to the EU

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...

duration 4 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 900
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

Policy Evaluation for Civil Servants and NGO executives

The course covers several facets and methods of public policy, with an introduction to quantitative evaluation of policy interventions. First, the interest of the students is meant...

duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 850
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
Netherlands, Maastricht

Geopolitical Concepts: Rethinking Nation-States, National Identity, International Boundaries, Global Power and Security

The relationship between the European Union and Ukraine, the rise of ISIS and the long border conflict between India and Pakistan underline the continued importance of geopolitical...

duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee EUR 475
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...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht University)

Contempoary and International Conflict Management

Conflict management has become a prominent field of inquiry and practice in three main areas: scholarly, policy-oriented, and operational. In this setting, the course aims to enhan...

Netherlands, The Hague

Change & Innovation

Do you want to make a meaningful difference in your world? Work on ‘Wicked Problems’ in a Group of Young people from all over the World? Join The Hague Summer School in The Hague a...

duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 899
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
Germany, Berlin

The Making of Europe: The Long 20th Century

This course surveys and analyzes the political, socio-economic, and cultural developments that shaped Europe in the long 20th century. Many deeply impacting developments occurred o...

duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
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
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 "The Baltic Countries in Europe". This Summer University aims to fo...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 4.5 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Netherlands, Maastricht

Country Risk Analysis (Political Instability): Domestic Politics, Foreign Policy Strategy and Geopolitical Scenario Planning

The developments in Egypt over the past five years, the long civil war in Colombia and the current conflict in the Ukraine underline the continued importance of political risk anal...

duration 1 week
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee EUR 475
Netherlands, Maastricht

The European Union: Peace, Conflict and Human Rights

Students will learn historical and current politics of the EU by preparing reading materials outside of class; engaging in class activities that will include: • group presentations...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 900
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
Hungary, Budapest

The Political Psychology of Populism - a CEU summer course

Political psychology is the study of political behaviour of individuals and groups in the context of what we know about human psychological characteristics. It is a discipline at t...

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

Power, Media and Democracy

This course explores the relations between power, media and democracy. Students will learn - to reconstruct different theories that are helpful to understand the relations between...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 800
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
United Kingdom, Durham

From the Arab Spring to ISIS

The objective of this course is to explore the intertwined economic, political and social factors that triggered a series of popular uprisings in the Arab world during 2011, then t...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 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
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

Introduction to Political Theory

This course provides an introduction to the conceptual and theoretical foundations of politics. Through the examination of a wide variety of political theorists (feminist, post-col...

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

Managing the Public Sector

This course offers the opportunity to review, discuss, understand, and evaluate key themes in contemporary international discourse about capacity building for the effective and eff...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
Italy, Torino

TOChina Summer School

The TOChina Summer School is promoted by the TOChina System, an integrated knowledge hub developed in the city of Torino, whose steering partners are the Department of Culture, Pol...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 490
Italy, Turin

Engaging Conflict Summer School

The program is structured around two intensive weeks. Engaging Conflict activities are not limited to lectures, as workshops, seminars and roleplays complete the schedule. In addit...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Croatia, Split

Adriatic Sea Summer University

CIFE invites students and young professionals to apply for its one-week Summer University on the topic 'Migrations, droits de l’Homme et sécurité des frontières : La crise migrato...

language French
duration 1 week
credits 4.5 ECTS
fee EUR 400
Greece, Athens

Jean Monnet Module “Moving the EU forward”

The "Athens Summer School" is an intensive interdisciplinary 6 day course (33 teaching hours), that will provide comprehensive knowledge on the different aspects of the economic cr...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 150
France, Paris

European Negotiation Summer Program

This Summer School aims at putting in close contact a select group of international students with EU researchers, practitioners and instructors of academic disciplines. This intera...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
United Kingdom, London and Paris

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
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
Germany, Bonn

Renewable Energy: Policy and Development

This interdisciplinary program introduces students to current energy policy on global and local levels, with a special focus on conflicts associated with the topic. Located in the...

duration 5 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Italy, Genoa

Bayesian case studies

Bayesian case studies

United Kingdom, London

London Advanced Studies Program

*For ages 14-17* With a maximum class size of 11 students and 22.5 hours of English tuition each week, Bucksmore London is a great opportunity to combine language learning with ex...

language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Norway, Kristiansand

History, Institutions and Policies of European Integration

History, Institutions and Policies of European Integration > Methods I: Process Tracing > The Political System of the European Union > Governance and Administration: Experimenta...

language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
Poland, Krakow

Competency Building Workshop

The three-day workshop will gather professionals from academia, the corporate world, HR specialists and startup professionals in order to provide participants with practical knowle...

language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 150
Switzerland, Geneva

Understanding Global Governance

The summer school offers a unique opportunity to learn and discuss about structures, actors and substance of global governance in dialogue with academic experts and practitioners f...

language English
duration 2 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 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
France, Rome and Paris

Europe in the XXI Century

The topic will be not only Europe, but also the integration of the majority of its states in the supranational entity called European Union. Its complex functioning is the outcome...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
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 second edi...

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

NATO and Security Challenges Institutions and Policies, Key Trends and Best Practices

The NATO Allied Command Transformation -Unibo Summer Workshop and NATO Model Event 2016 offer highly performing and motivated IR graduate students a unique opportunity to study and...

language English
duration 1 week
Italy, Venice

Venice School of Human RIghts

EIUC Venice School of Human Rights was born in 2010 with the goal of studying today’s challenges in the field of human rights. It allows its participants coming from all over th...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Italy, Florence

Qualitative Data Analysis Using QDA Miner and Wordstat for Stata

Today researchers across a wide variety of fields find themselves having to analyze an increasing amount of qualitative information. The objective of this workshop therefore, is to...

language English
duration 1 week
Netherlands, Wageningen

Tackling Transparency: the Methodological Challenges of Research on Disclosing Sustainability

The Summer School will be organized in conjunction to the International Conference “Disclosing Sustainability; The Transformative Power of Transparency?”. The Summer School partici...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2.5 ECTS
fee EUR 500
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
Italy, Rome

Introduction to 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
Turkey, İzmir

Turkish Political Structure

Dokuz Eylül University,TURKEY, International Summer School offers the course. The primary objective of the course is to familiarize the students with the historical background, in...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 575
Poland, Krakow

Historical Legacies: Human Rights Today

Human Rights Today Summer Academy (HRT) is a two-week credit-granting program in Kraków, Poland that offers students and young professionals an academic framework, practical exposu...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
France, Paris

International Institutions

Discusses the UN role in peacekeeping, decolonization, refugees, social and health problems, trade and monetary policy, development, technology transfer, and UN reform as well as n...

language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 4 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...

language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Germany, Słubice / Frankfurt (Oder)

Cultures of Capitalism and the Post-Communist System Transition in Eastern Europe

This course aims to provide students with knowledge about the cultural impact of the introduction of capitalist economy in Eastern Europe during the post-communist system transitio...

language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
Germany, Berlin

Resilience and Transformation in Berlin

How can environmental contexts influence how some people survive through atrocities, even coming back from crises stronger than ever? Resilience is the ability to recover from or a...

duration 6 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
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...

duration 6 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Russia, Moscow

Religion, Identity and Freedom of Conscience

This course will focus on the protection of human rights in Europe – in particular the freedoms of conscience, belief and expression – the idea of religious freedom and identity, a...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 370

Courses 2015

United Kingdom, Coventry

Rising 15 - A Hard Road To Hope

RISING 15 is an annual international peace symposium. Taking place over three days in Coventry, it brings together senior leaders, decision-makers and opinion-formers with others w...

United Kingdom, Cambridge

European Political Identity at the Crossroads: Advancing European Integration

We offer the chance to 20 University students to spend two weeks in Newnham College of the University of Cambridge, learning from and living with Cambridge scholars and lecturers...

Italy, Pracatinat (TORINO)

The Counterfactual Approach to Impact Evaluation

The counterfactual impact evaluation (CIE) might take an important role in the evaluations as a tool to measure the impact of policies and programmes co-financed by the next wave o...

Serbia & Montenegro, Prishtina Kosovo

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 4...

Hungary, Budapest

Remodelling Global Governance

Have you ever wondered what is going behind the scenes of international political bodies? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a member of these organisations? How m...

Finland, Helsinki

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Nations and Nationalism in Contemporary Europe

This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to questions of nations and nationalism in contemporary Europe. It offers an in-depth review of the main research traditions and app...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 640
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...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 640
Denmark, Roskilde

Repoliticising Capitalism: Contradictions, Critique and Alternatives

The summer school brings together a faculty of international scholars and staff from Roskilde University for an in-depth course on heterodox and critical political economic perspec...

duration 2 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
fee EUR 420
Russia, Moscow

Preparing Global Leaders Summit

PGLS is an intensive one week program in Moscow, Russia that engages students through stimulating lectures and challenging simulations. Participants will work closely with other yo...

duration 1 week
Germany, Wuerzburg

German Politics

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

duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 225
Czech Republic, Prague

Challenges for Europe - Regional Integration in a Fragmented World

European Summer School in Prague is an intensive 10-days learning program focused on current developments in the European Union and its neighbourhood. The academic program will be...

Germany, Marburg

Europe and the Middle East in Transition

•German course Learn German from scratch, or improve German skills already present in the intensive German language course •Seminars and Supplements Come to Marburg and learn an...

Greece, Chania, Crete

Leaders For Our Future (LFOF)

Guided courses and simulation games make knowledge fun to learn. At the same time, you will have the chance to interact with peers from other countries, learn about their culture...

Poland, Warsaw

School of Advanced Diplomatic Skills

The School of Advanced Diplomatic Skills is a weeklong course designed for young and mid-career professionals from the international business, diplomatic and third sector. The Adva...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 335
Poland, Warsaw

Social Media for Public Diplomacy

The Social Media for Public Diplomacy Workshop is an intensive two-day program designed to improve professional capabilities to develop and implement successful social media campai...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 310
Greece, Lesvos

Information and Communication Security

The recent developments on “Information and Communication Security” comprise the aim of the two week summer course. A comprehensive overview and broad coverage of ICT Security are...

duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 300
Belgium, Brussels

Summer School at the International School of Protocol & Diplomacy

The Summer School is a four-day course specifically designed for those who wish to be introduced to or expand on their knowledge in the fields of protocol and diplomacy. This year’...

duration 1 week
Poland, Warsaw

School of Fundamental Diplomatic Skills

The School of Fundamental Diplomatic Skills summer course is designed for university students, recent graduates and young professionals who recognize the value and necessity of sof...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 335
France, Lille

The EU’s challenges in a context of crisis

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 Re...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Netherlands, The Hague

Big Data for Peace

Peace informatics is about the latest trends in Big Data and the impact these have on the peace & justice sector in the coming years. The summer school programme consists of thre...

duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 750
Lithuania, Vilnius

Transparency International School on Integrity

Transparency International School on Integrity (TISI) is an annual state-of-the-art anti-corruption and accountability training for future leaders. This year TISI 2015 will take pl...

duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 550
United Kingdom, Oxford

Leadership Academy

Our Leadership Academy has been designed for students who have an interest in Global Politics, International Relations, Philosophy and Economics. You'll discover different types of...

Poland, Bydgoszcz

EuroCitizen - European Awareness

This Summer School consists of three parts. The first part is devoted to basic knowledge of the European Union. Participants get acquainted with its functioning, structure, economy...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Italy, Pisa

Communicating cooperation and international solidarity: social media and campaigning

For the actors involved in the field of international cooperation and solidarity, as well as for the operators of non-profit sector, a good external communication is essential in o...

duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 800
Netherlands, Middelburg (NL)

The West and the Challenge of Terrorism

This course examines the challenge posed to Europe and the United States by the rise of domestic and international terrorism. It will pay particular attention to the impact of the...

Switzerland, Zurich - Winterthur

Foreign Affairs & Applied Diplomacy

Learn directly from Swiss Diplomats! This interdisciplinary program is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and practical skills needed to operate successfully in tod...

duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Italy, Pisa

The Civilian Personnel of Peace-keeping/Peace-building Operations and of Political Missions

The Summer School “The Civilian Personnel of Peace-keeping/Peace-building Operations and of Political Missions” has been set up at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. The Summer School...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 1
Czech Republic, Prague

Central Europe between the interests of the world (super)powers (USA, Russia and China)

Week-long course in geopolitics with focus on the Central Europe

duration 1 week
fee EUR 390
Poland, Kraków

Solidarity for Peace Summer School

The Eastern Initiative Institute and the Jagiellonian University in Kraków cordially invite students, activists and young leaders to apply for the International Youth Meeting 2015....

duration 2 weeks
Bosnia & Herzegovina, Sarajevo and Srebrenica

Learning from the past - 20 Years after the Bosnian War: Education for Reconciliation and Lasting Peace in Post-Conflict Societies

The International Summer School “Learning from the past – 20 Years After the Bosnian War: Education for Reconciliation and Lasting Peace in Post-conflict Societies” provides an opp...

duration 2 weeks
credits 1.5 ECTS
fee EUR 250
Croatia, Cres

Transitional Justice and the Politics of Memory

Our 2015 transitional justice and memory summer school will mark 20 years since the end of the wars in Croatia and Bosnia and 70 years since the end of the Second World War. This y...

Hungary, Kőszeg

Europe 25<->25 - Twenty Five Years: Evaluating the Past and Forecasting the Future

The XX. International Summer University in Kőszeg at the Institute for Social & European Studies (ISES) Foundation will take place from 21 June to 3 July 2015. Since 1996, ISES...

duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 400
Poland, Kraków

Democracy, Expertise and Power: Making a New Europe in the Era of Globalisation

The Centre for European Studies, Jagiellonian University and the ARENA Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo are pleased to open admission for the RES/PROJECT SUMMER SCHO...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Italy, Livorno

Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT)

Hostile environment awareness plays an important role in the effectiveness and impact of crisis management missions; it is also a chief responsibility that each seconding or contra...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 950
Italy, Venice Lido

Training Seminar on International Electoral Observers

With the patronage of Italian, Spanish and Czech MFA, EIUC has developed two three day modules aiming at providing training to civilian staff in election observation missions at th...

Courses 2014

Italy, Milan

Monitoring and Evaluation in Humanitarian Aid (taught in ITALIAN)

Monitoring and evaluation are the main tools for the management of humanitarian aid projects. Those who tell us whether we are doing a good job, whether we got the results, whether...

Italy, Milan

Al Qaeda 3.0 - The New Challenges of Jihadism (taught in ITALIAN)

Al Qaeda is changing. Its ideology, despite Osama Bin Laden’s disappearance and other hard blows inflicted to her, it is not declining. Al Qaeda no longer appears as the monopolist...

Italy, Milan

Energy Policy of the European Union (taught in ITALIAN)

The well-established volatility in the price of oil and natural gases have highlighted the persistent vulnerability of the industrialized economies - and particularly European ones...

Italy, Milan

Negotiation in Humanitarian Crises (taught in ITALIAN)

The success of an international operation depends largely on the negotiating skills of those who participate. In its relations with governments, local authorities, communities, mil...

Italy, Milan

Humanitarian Protection (taught in ITALIAN)

The condition of the victim of a disaster or an armed conflict brings with it rights violations, physical violence, and discrimination in the distribution of assistance. Since the...

Italy, Milan

Democracy and Regime Changes in Arab, African, and Asian Countries (taught in ITALIAN)

The important changes that are going on in the different countries of the Arab world have led to the international community's attention the question of overcoming authoritarian an...

Italy, Milan

Corporate Social Responsability (taught in ITALIAN)

Why this course? The market has understood long time ago that one of the elements of the capital gain of its products is the reputation of the brand towards the public. Understandi...

Italy, Milan

Fundraising and Cooperation (taught in ITALIAN)

The course intends both to increase knowledge on the subject, and to produce immediate operative effects in the organizational context of the participants. The question of fundrais...

Italy, Milan

High-Risk Countries and Personal Security (taught in ITALIAN)

Moving and working in unstable countries, in areas affected by conflict or humanitarian crisis, in areas with a high rate of crime or violence. What precautions to take, how to beh...

Italy, Milan

NGOs and Development (taught in ITALIAN)

The program consists of an initial analysis of the history of NGOs and their role in international cooperation, both the current Italian and international scene and its future deve...

Germany, Genshagen (Berlin)

The European Union in a Multipolar World: German, French and Polish perspectives on EU external action.

Students from Germany, France and Poland respectively will gather at castle Genshagen close to Berlin for ten days in order to discuss, from their various perspectives, a topic of...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills

In the course you will get familiar with theories concerning communication, conflict and conflict styles. During the training you practice skills and acquire insight in your own co...

Norway, Kristiansand

Current debates on the European Union

This advanced course provides students with the opportunity to study a topic of their choice pertaining to the content of ST-419 and/or ST-420 in greater depth. Topics may reflect...

Slovenia, Ljubljana

Multivariate Statistical Analysis and Comparative Crossnational Surveys Data

This course aims to give the participant an overview and practical experience of the major theoretical and practical issues that are faced by the statistical analysis of cross-nati...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 925
Slovenia, Ljubljana

Introduction to Game Theory

This course will serve as an introduction to game theory, aimed at students who have little or no experience in the subject. We will develop the theory of choice, the theory of cho...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 925
Slovenia, Ljubljana

Introduction to Game Theory

This course will serve as an introduction to game theory, aimed at students who have little or no experience in the subject. We will develop the theory of choice, the theory of cho...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 925
Slovenia, Ljubljana

Case Study Research: Method and Practice

This course approaches qualitative case studies from a methodological and practical perspective. The goal is to understand the advantages and challenges of the case study method an...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 925
Slovenia, Ljubljana

Event History and Survival Analysis

In event history analysis (and survival analysis, which is the name used mostly in bio sciences, where the methods were first applied) we are interested in time intervals between s...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 925
Slovenia, Ljubljana

Set-Theoretic Methods: Qualitative Comparative Analysis and Related Approaches

This course introduces participants to set-theoretic methods and their application in the social sciences with an emphasis on Qualitative Comparative Analysis and fuzzy sets. The i...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 925
Slovenia, Ljubljana

Introduction to Network Analysis using Pajek

The course aims to provide an introduction into the main topics and concepts of social network analysis. It focuses on the analysis and visualisation of complete networks. Particip...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 925
Slovenia, Ljubljana

Introduction to Structural Equation Modelling

The course gives an introduction to theory and practice of Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) with computer software AMOS. It is shown how theoretical latent constructs (e.g. soci...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 925
Slovenia, Ljubljana

Introduction to SPSS

The course is intended for participants who wish to become competent in using SPSS as a tool for organising and manipulating data, performing basic statistical analyses and designi...

duration 1 week
Slovenia, Ljubljana

Introduction to R

R is state of the art computer system for modern statistical analyses. It has powerful capabilities for data input and data manipulation. Most of traditional and modern analysis me...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 325
Slovenia, Ljubljana

Introduction to STATA Training Course

This is an introductory course on the use of Stata, one of the most widely used professional statistical packages. The software is used in many fields of research, from accounting...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 325
Denmark, Aarhus

Before and After the Arab Revolts 2011 - International relations in an (un)exceptional Middle East

Where are you going to look if you want to gain an understanding of Middle East international relations? Not only in the sense of where to look in the Middle East ‘out there’. But...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Italy, Milan

The Assertiveness of Russia: Towards a New Geopolitics of the Pan-Europe (taught in ITALIAN)

The course offers an analysis of the external projection of the Russian Federation, trying to offer knowledge and tools to provide answers to salient questions - what are the goals...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
Denmark, Aarhus

Identity Politics

Almost every current Western democracy can be characterized by cultural, religious, and ethnic diversity. These "circumstances of multiculturalism" has given rise to a number of id...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

Public Sector Employees: Motives, Motivations and Causal Effects

Understanding employee motivation is a key ingredient to understanding the performance of the public services—a topic at the heart of public administration research. Classic litera...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

The Politics of Trauma: The Uses and Abuses of Traumatic Events

Different states deal with their traumatic past differently. The same traumatic event may get different reactions in each affected state. How can we understand the ways states resp...

Italy, Milan

Migration and Development (taught in ITALIAN)

The coupling between migration and development is certainly not new. The trends we are seeing cyclically between one side and the other of the Mediterranean, clearly describe how u...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
Italy, Milan

Europe and the Crisis: Decline or Revival? (taught in ITALIAN)

The course will test how the European Union is changing due to the crisis that has hit it, in terms of decision-making and policies. It will conduct a critical analysis of the inst...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
Norway, Kristiansand

Current issues in the European Union

Course contents This courses studies in great depth particular aspects of the political system of the European Union and policies and the methodology of European studies. Top...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee NOK 760
Germany, Munich, Vienna, Prague

MISUatLMU: European Studies (Vienna – Munich – Prague)

This program gives students the opportunity to explore European integration by traveling to three dynamic European cities. With an interdisciplinary focus on distinct dimensions of...

duration 5 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
Italy, Milan

Logistics in Humanitarian Emergencies (taught in ITALIAN)

The course aims at rapid integration into the philosophy, the areas of interest, the working methods, the tools, and the structures of the supply chain of humanitarian intervention...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
Italy, Milan

United Nations and Development (taught in ITALIAN)

The course examines the origins, structures, and modes of action of the United Nations in the field of economic and social development. The goal of the course is to provide the kno...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
Italy, Milan

Humanitarian Emergencies [Advanced Course] (taught in ITALIAN)

Through lectures, exercises, and case studies we will try to give you operational tools and intervention techniques that will help the participants to tackle the work of preparatio...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
Netherlands, » Utrecht (Utrecht city campus), The Netherlands and Tartu, Estonia

European Integration: the EU 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 aim of the co...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Principles of Good Governance

National legal systems have increasingly become interconnected and have also shown a growing interconnectedness with regional and international legal systems. When solving legal pr...

Belgium, Brussels

Summer School in Protocol and Diplomacy

This four-day course has been specifically designed for those who wish to be introduced to or expand their knowledge of protocol, diplomacy or cross cultural communication. Further...

duration 1 week
Belgium, Bruges

Intensive Seminar on the EU - Advanced Formula

The Advanced formula of the Intensive Seminar on the European Union is a two-week training programme providing professionals with in-depth knowledge and practical skills on EU dec...

Belgium, Bruges

Intensive Seminar on the EU - Compact Formula

The Compact Formula of the Intensive Seminar on the European Union is a one-week training programme providing professionals with in-depth knowledge and practical skills on EU decis...

duration 1 week
Italy, Milan

Humanitarian Emergencies [Basic Course] (taught in ITALIAN)

The course is intended for those who want to approach the work of international humanitarian aid, emergency and reconstruction projects, protection of human rights in situations of...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
Italy, Milan

Economy of the European Union (taught in ITALIAN)

The program starts with an analysis of the objectives and the benefits of economic integration, and in particular the European common market. It continues with the creation and the...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice

The world changes and we need to redevelop what is made, how it is made, where to sell, how to distribute, all while taking into consideration the consequences for the world around...

Netherlands, Utrecht

European Politics

This course offers students an introduction to the political landscape of Europe. Central to the course is the European Union (EU), a political partnership between 27 democratic Eu...

Netherlands, Utrecht

European Studies

This course offers you the opportunity to explore Europe, a continent of great diversity. In the first two weeks you will explore European Culture. After that you will be introduce...

Italy, Milan

International Development Cooperation (taught in ITALIAN)

The course offers a comprehensive overview of the history of International Cooperation, combining the precise historical, economic, political, religious, and social factors that ha...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
Italy, Milan

Emerging Africa: New Markets, Resources and Conflicts (taught in ITALIAN)

The first years of the new millennium showed signs of change for Africa, both on the political and on the economic field. The course begins with an introductory overview of the rec...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 200
Italy, Milan

The Future of the European Union (taught in ITALIAN)

The international economic crisis, the impact on member countries and on the strength of the euro are putting a strain even on the recent Lisbon Treaty. It took 10 years for its ap...

duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 200
Croatia, Zagreb

International Relations

This course is an introduction to the study of political themes that are international in scope. The course is divided into four major thematic areas: Theory and Practice of Intern...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Croatia, Zagreb

Political Economy

Political economy explains the effect of politics and the political process on economic outcomes. The course is divided into two central approaches to modern (new) political econom...

duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Belgium, Bruges

Intensive Seminar on the EU - Classic Formula

The Classic Formula of the Intensive Seminar on the European Union is a three-week training programme providing professionals with in-depth knowledge and practical skills on EU dec...

Italy, Lake Bolsena

Beyond Sacrifice: About the Rational and the Irrational in Political Anthropology

Rationality, understood as the principle guiding individual conduct is not only the foundation of contemporary social and political theory, but is also a civilisational matrix. We...

duration 1 week
Norway, Kristiansand

History, Institutions and Policies of European Integration

Course contents This course explores core features of the political system of the European Union and addresses amongst other topics: •the history of European unificatio...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee NOK 760
Belgium, Brussels

Summer training on EU/International affairs

Our annual trainings give students the opportunity to spend up to a week in Brussels or Strasbourg and to gain a more realistic view of working life by meeting professionals workin...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 250
Spain, Barcelona

Society and Politics in Contemporary Spain

This course is designed to give an overview of fundamental issues in the study of Spanish Politics. The course core is the study of the nature and functioning of the Spanish democr...

duration 6 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Spain, Barcelona

Current Issues on the European Union in a Global World

This course aims at providing historical and critical tools for the understanding of the construction and integration processes of the European Union and its successive enlargement...

duration 6 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Spain, Barcelona

España y las Américas: transición y democratización

El estudio de las transiciones y la democratización constituye uno de los temas de estudio fundamentales de la politología en general, y de Iberoamérica, más en particular. Por sus...

Italy, Bolzano

Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Management. Focus 2014: Political Participation

The 2014 edition of the Summer School on Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Management explores the theme of political participation, with a focus on national minorities, indig...

duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 350
Germany, Mannheim

Accountability and Violence

This course focuses on the question of how theoretical research and empirical research productively interact in the social sciences. Three points are emphasized. First, this intera...

Germany, Mannheim

Theoretical and Methodological Foundations

The Foundations seminar aims to provide tools with which students can develop their own statistical models to test predictions derived from formal theories. Although most particip...

Germany, Mannheim

Refresher Course in Mathematics and R

R is an open-source language and environment for data analysis and graphics. As an open source package, it is, on the one hand, fully transparent to the user and can be regarded as...

duration 1 week
Slovenia, Ljubljana

Linear Algebra and Calculus

The contents of this refresher course are supposed to facilitate the participation in mathematically coloured main courses. However, since it is not possible to know in advance, wh...

Courses 2013

Denmark, Aarhus

Causality and Effect Evaluation within Public Administration

Effect evaluations are becoming increasingly popular within public administration both among practitioners and scholars. The aim of these studies is to provide insights into how pu...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

Citizens’ Perceptions of Public Services

This course will introduce students to a number of different theoretical perspectives with a distinct focus on citizens’ perceptions of public services. Among the theoretical persp...

duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

Financing Development in Africa: Aid and its Alternatives

International development is big business. Total global financial aid flows from North to South are more than $150 billion annually, of which one-third goes to Africa. Still, Afric...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

The Politics of Identity and Recognition

Almost every current Western democracy can be characterized by cultural, religious, and ethnic diversity. These "circumstances of multiculturalism" has given rise to a number of id...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Denmark, Aarhus

European Foreign Policy

The aim of this course is to make students familiar with analytical tools that can help them to better understand European foreign policy. The course is an introduction to the stud...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Belgium, Brussels

Summer School in Protocol and Soft Diplomacy Skills

Protocol is essential for conducting smooth relations in public life and official ceremonies. This four-day course has been specifically designed for those who wish to be introd...

duration 1 week
fee EUR 970
Netherlands, Utrecht and also Tartu, Estonia

European Integration: the EU 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...