August 11, 2011

UniCredit Study Abroad Programme

UniCredit & Universities Foundation launches a new competition for 8 grants "UniCredit Study Abroad Exchange Programme" aimed at all university students of economics or finance for a period of six months of study exchange programme abroad to/from Serbia and Russia.

To be eligible for the competition, applicants must be a citizen of one of 22 countries where UniCredit is present and be a university student in the fields of economics or finance in at least her/his 2nd year of study.

August 8, 2011

Scholarships at the International Hellenic University

The International Hellenic University (IHU), Thesalloniki, is Greece’s first state university where programmes are taught exclusively in English. IHU philosophy is based upon a combination of the following three concepts:  Academic Excellence, Practical Relevance, International Outlook. The IHU is based in Thessaloniki, a modern city that has been a crossroads of cultures and civilizations for over 2300 years and provides a multicultural and cosmopolitan environment, where students from all over the world feel comfortable and welcome.

The International Hellenic University offers a number of scholarships for its programmes, covering a significant portion of the programme fees. These scholarships are competitive. Award criteria include the quality of the first degree and proven financial need.

August 5, 2011

International Symposium Shaping Europe 2020: Socio-Economic Challenges

International Symposium Shaping Europe 2020: Socio-Economic Challenges will take place on 18-19 November 2011 in Bucharest, Romania. The objective of the symposium is to share our experiences in the socio-economic field in the context of Europe 2020. We are living in a changing and unpredictable world, and the only way to cope with it is to build a powerful strategy for EU’s growth that will reflect on our everyday lives.

Three ambitious pillars are established for this strategy: EU economy should become a smart, sustainable and inclusive economy for the mutual benefit of EU member states and sustain their effort to deliver high levels of employment, productivity and social cohesion.

August 1, 2011

International JEF Seminar in Helsinki

"Fixing a hole – closing the gaps in democracy!" is an international seminar organised by JEF-Europe and JEF-Finland in Helsinki, the capital of Finland from 22 until 28 October 2011.

To which extend and how is Europe’s youth involved into the democratic procedures on the local, regional, national, European and global level? How can the decreasing demographic weight and a lowering democratic participation be addressed? In which extend do the conventions and charters on rights promoted by the Council of Europe promote the democratic empowerment of young generations? Which is the contribution of youth work to the development of social responsibilities?