June 28, 2010

2010 Law and Security Conference

In an effort to stimulate further debate about law and security in the midst of the global fight against terrorism, the Washington, D.C.-based Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies and the Vienna, Austria-based Educational Initiative for Central and Eastern Europe (EICEE) are convening the 2010 Law and Security Conference.

With courses led by eminent U.S. law professors and international law attorneys, this conference will offer current insights on, and facilitate discussions about, the roles and responsibilities of international bodies such as the United Nations in the war on terror, the proper balance of security measures and civil and religious liberties, and regional security measures taken by the United States and nations of Europe. The Law and Security Conference will take place on 1–4 August 2010 at Castle Neuwaldegg in Vienna, Austria and is open to 40 law students and law professors from throughout Central and Eastern Europe.

June 24, 2010

International Summer Week 2010 in Sardinia

Would you like to experience the unique Mediterranean summer? Do you want to visit an ancient land where, close to some of the most beautiful white beaches you can also find historic monuments? Would you like to attend an international camp along with 150 other youngsters like you, from dozens of countries around the world, who are up for having a great time on the beach by day and at the club at night? If your answer to all of the above is YES then join "International Summer Week 2010"!

International Summer Week is an international meeting that has taken place every August since 1998 in Sardinia, the pearl of the Mediterranean sea. Through the years we have had more than 2,000 young people from all over the world! This year the International Summer Week will be held on August 02-09, 2010

June 22, 2010

Scholarships for Courses in Design, Fashion and Communications

Instituto Europeo di Design, Madrid, Europe´s most innovative design school, launches its competition for scholarships for the following 1-year-long courses in Design, Fashion and Communications.

* One year course on Total Design
* One year course on Fashion Communication

One Year Courses taught in English run for one whole academic year as an experience across different fields of design and communication. They are designed for individuals who seek to gain their first professional skills in the areas of fashion, interior & product design, visual arts, advertising and marketing. All key subjects required for professional development of project design and culture are covered from both the theoretical and practical perspectives. One of the subjects is Spanish language, so you get to learn your chosen discipline and Spanish throughout the year. In addition, students who successfully complete these courses can opt to enrol in a two-month bridging course specific to their chosen field of study (fashion, visual arts, etc.), focused on skill acquisition and handling of tools. This bridging course, gives students direct access to the second year of our 3-year courses.

June 21, 2010

2011 Scholarships Of Excellence

The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education Limited (THE-ICE) encourages and promotes excellence in tourism and hospitality education. We offer scholarship grants to international students who wish to study tourism and hospitality at a THE-ICE member institution. Our member's programs have been independently assessed and accredited by an international panel and successfully met THE-ICE Standards of Excellence, which were specifically developed to endorse high quality tourism, hospitality and event programs.

Scholarship grants are offered on the basis of academic excellence commencing in Semester 1, 2011 and can be chosen from the programs listed below. All information regarding conditions of award eligibility and selection criteria is included on the application form. Applications for Semester 1, 2011 close on 24 September 2010.

June 18, 2010

Doctoral Schools/International PhD Courses at the University of Padova

The University of Padova, Italy, through the funding of the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo, offers research fellowships for foreign students to attend Doctoral Schools/International Courses.

For the academic year 2010/2011 Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy, offers 15 research fellowships for foreign students to attend Doctoral Schools/International Courses (see annex 1 at the University website for the full list of doctoral schools and international doctoral courses and related research lines).

The duration of the doctoral courses is three years, starting on the 2nd January 2011 and ending on the 31st December 2013. Each position will be covered by a scholarship of 13.638,47 Euro (before tax) per year, fully funded by Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo. During the 3-year doctoral programme (2011-2013), the successful candidates will be offered full board and lodging at the ESU – Azienda Regionale per il Diritto allo Studio Universitario. The connected charges will be covered by Università degli Studi di Padova through Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo.

June 17, 2010

Facing the Economic Crisis - Role and Possibilities of Youth Organisations

Ecumenical Youth Council in Europe is looking for participants for its upcoming summer event. "To equip the youth organisations with necessary knowledge and skills for addressing the economic injustice, raising awareness of poverty and inclusion, as well as raise their capacity in practical youthwork in these areas" is the main aim of EYCE's upcoming training in field of economic justice. It will take place from 1st to 8th of August 2010 in Klaipeda, Lithuania. Learn about the details and apply now!

June 15, 2010

Liberty Autumn Seminars 2010 in Slovenia

This fall, Libertarni klub from Slovenia will third year in a row organize two week-long Liberty Seminars. Join us for six days of learning, networking and socializing - all held at Lake Bohinj, Slovenia (about an hour and a half drive from Ljubljana). The Liberty Seminars are open to people of all ages, and from any background. Many participants will consider themselves classical liberals or libertarians, but it is by no means a requirement. Anyone with an interest in the ideas of liberty is invited to take part.

1st Seminar: Liberty Camp 2010 is a week-long seminar that actively explores the historical, philosophical and economic foundations of a free society through engaging lectures, small group discussions, movie screenings, debates and presentations. In an intellectually stimulating environment, develop a deeper understanding of the challenges facing Europe today.

Law Is Better Than War!

Thinking about doing something interesting this summer? What about spending some quality time with students from all around Europe while discussing controversial aspects of international law, human rights and humanitarian law?

Set to take place between the 18th and the 29th of July 2010, in Braşov area, Romania, Law Is Better Than War! International Summer School is your solution. At its 7th edition, this summer’s humanitarian law and human rights international school is intended to be a dynamic, motivating and competitive learning environment. The confirmed speaker’s list includes Mr. Almiro Rodriguez, Judge of the International Criminal Court, Secretary of State for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr. Bogdan Aurescu, prof. Tamas Lattmann from the University of Budapest and Prof. Ionuţ Gâlea from the University of Bucharest. 

June 12, 2010

Training course "Building Radio Jean EU Network"

Are you an EU or Turkish citizen? Are you aged between 17-21? Are you passionate about radio and have already some radio experience? Would you like to build a European platform where you can share your experience in youth radio newsrooms, develop media skills, produce joint radio programmes/formats and launch a youth radio network with other EU young people like you? If your answer is YES, YES, YES, YES! ...then Radio Jeans Network is what you need!

A 7-day training course will take place in beautiful and sunny Liguria (Italy) on 29 July - 3 August 2010. During these intense days you will have the chance to meet other European young media makers, learn how to improve your radio skills and produce a real-time radio show.

June 11, 2010

Ukrainian Studies 2010

Ukrainian Studies 2010, organized by NGO Young Diplomacy Centre, will be held in Lviv in September 2010. With a wide range of nationalities participating in the Ukrainian Studies, we stress the importance of understanding Ukraine and of cross-cultural learning by discovering the local culture and socializing with people from around the world!

The purpose of the Ukrainian Studies is to join students from different countries to take part in various interesting activities like:
  • 12 day elementary course of Ukrainian language
  • short review of Ukrainian history and economics, acquaintance with national customs and traditions
  • master class in Ukrainian folk dance
  • excursions in the cultural capital of Ukraine – Lviv
  • trip around the castles of Lviv region
  • and a lot of other fascinating stuffs!

June 10, 2010

Summer Law School: "Lisbon treaty. Towards a common Europe"

The ELSA Spain Summer Law School (ESLS) on the Lisbon Treaty is an international academic event open to every ELSA member. It will take place in Marbella, in the "Sun Coast" (Costa del Sol), in Southern Spain, from August 11th through the 14th, and we will enjoy lectures on one of the hottest topics in Europe with the participation of prestigious proffesionals.

You will experience fantastic workshops, conferences and fruitful discussions among participants and experts; essay competition with a wonderful prize, a trip to Brussels for the 5 best essays. And, of course, an amazing social programme, full of activities and parties.

June 7, 2010

Neuwaldegg Summer Seminar 2010

Applications are now open for Neuwaldegg Summer Seminar, which will be held on August 8th-15th, 2010 at Neuwaldegg Castle in Vienna, Austria.

The Neuwaldegg Summer Seminar is the annual signature conference of the Neuwaldegg Institute. This week-long learning experience is designed to focus the attention of participants from a variety of fields upon key ideas and concepts that are fundamental to every free society. A team of professors with expertise in different aspects of philosophy will present a wide array of issues to stimulate reflection on the key elements of a stable democracy and genuine freedom.

For the last 8 years, every year 70 students from 28 countries of Central and Eastern Europe participate in the Educational Initiative for Central and Eastern Europe's summer seminar at the Neuwaldegg Institute in Vienna. This year, students, graduate students, and assistant professors from a variety of liberal arts disciplines including psychology, philosophy, politics, business, economics, and law are invited to apply for lectures in Economics, Ethics, Bio-Ethics, Political Philosophy and Metaphysics.

June 4, 2010

Jim Ellert MBA Scholarships, IMD Business School, Switzerland

IMD, "International Institute for Management Development," Lausanne, Switzerland, offers Jim Ellert MBA Scholarships for successful MBA applicants who can demosntate their financial need. Jim Ellert MBA Scholarships are intended to attract students from Africa, Central and Eastern Europe (including all former Soviet republics), and the South-Eastern Asian Peninsula (Thailand, Myramar, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Indonesia).

Field of study: Master in Business Administration

Scholarship value/inclusions: CHF 20,000

June 3, 2010

Odesa Summer School on Maritime Law 2010

Summer School on Maritime Law will take place in Odessa, Ukraine, on 20-25 July 2010. This summer school is the first such academic event for ELSA Ukraine which is offered jointly by the ELSA Odessa and Center for International Law and Justice.

Ocean which occupies 71% of the Earth territory plays an important role in the fulfillment of the economic needs of the inhabited nations. Nowadays world’s merchant fleet from within 46 000 vessels operated by 1,5 million seamen which supply with freight in 380 billions of dollars.

As the “sea lawyers” said that in order to be fluent in maritime law you need to forget all that you were taught on the shore because reverse rules are in action.

June 2, 2010

Belgrade Summer School 2010

Belgrade Summer School (BSS) is an annual international language school taking place in Belgrade and Serbia. This year it is organised in two sessions, two weeks each,  from 12 July to 8 August 2010 (12-25 July and 26 July-8 August). Belgrade Summer School is an event gathering young people from across the world with the aim of getting them to know Belgrade and Serbia, places of great cultural and historical heritage, as well as enhancing their communicational skills.

BSS is a national event with international participants. Students have the opportunity to improve on their knowledge of a language of their choice through an intensive two-week programme, with the help of lecturers certified by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). Belgrade Summer School offers 10 languages to choose from (Serbian, English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Greek, Russian, Chinese and Arabic), each with two levels of knowledge.