Prague, Czech Republic

Behavioral Public Policy

when 30 July 2017 - 5 August 2017
language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 699

Behavioral sciences encompass aspects of many disciplines such as economics, psychology, sociology, political science, anthropology, and those aspects of biology that deal with human behavior to study the nature of information processing, judgment and decision making.

In relation to public policy, it concerns the efforts of policy makers to take account of natural and normative psychological and behavioral processes in the analysis of consumer behavior, media psychology, social organization, operations research, etc.

The program consists of presenting students with successfully applied behaviorally informed policies on which the underlying phenomena will be explained. The case-studies will cover topics of:
Consumer Protection
Energy & Environment
Financial Products
Health & Safety
Labour Market
Tax & Public Service Delivery
The academic program contains 20 hours (20 x 75 min.) of lectures. The leisure time program will be further specified due to the number of participants and theirs preferences.

Course leader


Target group

Primarily university students, but anyone can apply.

Course aim

The aim of the education segment of CEBEX is the advancement of scientific learning and critical thinking in the fields of human behaviour. Furthermore, we want to provide an international platform for an exchange of knowledge and experience, in order to benefit society by teaching at universities, organising expert seminars, conferences and summer schools.

Fee info

EUR 699: Early bird fee for students who apply prior to May 14.
EUR 799: Regular student fee for applicants after May 14.