April 20, 2015

IES Summer Seminars 2015

Interested in exploring the ideas of Liberty? Spending a week of great experiences, intercultural exchanges, discussing and thinking about freedom, learning from top professors and making new friends from all over the world ? IES Europe offers you an opportunity to learn about classical liberal ideas and explore them with insights from our faculty into the study of history, economics and philosphy! Join us and deepen your understanding of ideas that allow humans to flourish and prosper.

April 1, 2015

EFRI Summer School 2015

It is our pleasure to announce the 11th Jean Monnet International Summer School "International Environment and the European Integration" which will be held at the Faculty of Economics, University of Rijeka, Croatia, from June 29, to July 11, 2015. 

The goal of the EFRI Summer School is to broaden the knowledge of students of economics, law, political sciences, administration and other related studies on the economic integration process in Europe, and to point out the advantages and challenges of economic integration in everyday life. At the same time, as a joint project with the International Initiative for Policy Making and Politics at the Local Level, this is the 5th POL-LOC Summer School. The programme will give a special focus to issues related to local governance and the repercussions of the Integration process on the local level. 

March 4, 2015

thisisFINLAND Foreign Correspondents’ Programme

Would you like to come to Finland this August and spend three weeks learning more about the country, Finnish society and the Finnish way of life? The Ministry for Foreign Affairs has organized thisisFINLAND Foreign Correspondents’ Programme since 1990. The programme is a media training programme targeted for young international journalists.  The programme provides an excellent opportunity to learn more about Finland, Finnish society and the Finnish way of life. It includes briefings on various subjects, meetings with Finnish professionals and visits to business enterprises, cultural sites and institutions.

In 2015, thisisFINLAND Foreign Correspondents’ Programme will be organized on 10-28 August.

February 22, 2015

Future Leaders Programme 2015

Do you want to participate in Europe’s largest forum on development? Do you want to have a say in the debates that shape development policy? Apply to our Future Leaders Programme to be selected to come to European Development Days 2015 in Brussels!

December 2, 2014

International Development Youth Forum 2015

Since 2013 the International Development Youth Forum is held annually and youth with high ambition for international development get together from all over the world. Last year approximately 38 youth chosen from approximately 900 youth from 100 different countries and regions attended the Forum. Under the slogan “Design our future” the Forum seeks to achieve 3 main aims:
  • Building continuous network among youth who are interested in International Development;
  • Providing opportunity that one can broaden one’s value, knowledge, and way of thinking;
  • Creating outcome that produces new change to society.
In 2015 the IDYF will be held in Tokyo, Japan from 1st of March to 8th of March. The theme of the Forum is “Hunger x Win-Win”, aiming to figure out cutting-edge solutions for both hunger in developing countries and social problems in developed countries.

November 20, 2014

2015 “Governance and Development in Africa” Residential School

The annual residential school on governance and development is part of the Governance for Development in Africa programme that SOAS-University of London run in collaboration with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. This initiative aims to contribute to and stimulate debate on governance, development, and the relationship between them. About 20 participants from a range of African countries, and representative of the academic, civil society and government sectors will gain, through this training, new ideas and knowledge on the broad issue of governance and development.

The 2015 “Governance and Development in Africa” Residential School will be held in Marrakech, Morocco, 22 to 25 March 2015. 

November 11, 2014

Visegrad Scholarship Program 2015-2016

The International Visegrad Fund offers Master’s and Post-Master’s schol­ar­ships awarded to selected schol­ars for peri­ods of 1 or 2 semes­ters (with the excep­tion of Master’s schol­ar­ships within the In-Coming scheme where 1– to 4-semester schol­ar­ships can be awarded).

In applying for a scholarship to the International Visegrad Fund, you can:
  • Choose any aca­d­e­mic field;
  • Study in any lan­guage (the lan­guage of instruc­tion is not limited);
  • Choose a school of your choice, i.e., study at any accred­ited pub­lic or pri­vate uni­ver­sity or any insti­tute of sci­ence acad­e­mies in the Visegrad coun­tries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, or Slovakia);
  • Study or con­duct research at Masters (MA) or Post-Masters (PhD/postdoc) levels;
  • Apply at any age—there is no age limit and one does not need to be a stu­dent when applying;
  • Choose the length of study—between 1 to 4 semes­ters (depend­ing on the program).

September 27, 2014

Solidarity Academy 2014

The European Solidarity Centre and New Eastern Europe are pleased to invite you to the tenth edition of the Solidarity Academy which will be held in Gdańsk from 16th to 22nd November 2014. The Solidarity Academy is an international educational project aimed at maintaining and developing the tradition of the Solidarity Movement. Looking back at the social movement of Solidarity and the peaceful socio-political changes which took place both in Poland and throughout Eastern Europe, we can find an inspiration for solving problems in today’s world. 

September 11, 2014

International Student Festival in Trondheim 2015

International Student Festival in Trondheim (ISFiT), the world’s largest international student festival, will be held on 05-15 February 2015.

ISFiT is a non-profit organization and is brought to life with the efforts of more than 400 student volunteers. The vision of ISFiT is to create a better future for young people in the world. ISFiT is arranged every other year, and each festival has a theme related to social and political topics with international relevance. The festival is held in the city of Trondheim, Norway. Here, over 450 students from all over the world gather to attend 18 different workshops and take part in the cultural program of the festival.

September 3, 2014

International Youth Forum in Lutsk

On October 18-19, 2014 the Ukrainian city of Lutsk will host the II International Youth Forum-2014 that will become a meeting place for the active youth from many countries. The organizers strive to create the best working conditions for the Forum participants to exchange experience and ideas in order to create and maintain cooperation. 

During the two Forum days participants will take part in presentations, discussions, panels, workshops and indulge the Lutsk city tour. Various presentations of international funds and Ukrainian charity organizations will be a valuable initiative that will help young activists to find the financial help for their creative projects. Also the Forum encourages young leaders to take part in a contest of project ideas. The best idea will be awarded.