November 19, 2012

Graz International Summer School Seggau 2013

The Graz International Summer School Seggau is designed for internationally oriented, highly motivated students from all disciplines, who wish to deepen their understanding of current European and international affairs by concentrating on the regions of South Eastern Europe and the Americas and by studying and discussing global developments and challenges within the context of collective issues reflecting aspects of individual, social, political, cultural, regional, economic, cohort and national identities. In 2013, Graz International Summer School Seggau will take place on June 30th - July 13th under the general topic  "Collective Identities: Nationalism, Transnationalism – Europe and Beyond". The event is held in Seggau Castle that is located about 40km south of Graz, near the beautiful city of Leibnitz, Austria.

5 reasons to apply:
- 2-week summer university with a campus atmosphere at Seggau Castle
- 6 ECTS credits (for participation and seminar paper)
- Lectures, panel discussions and 10 parallel seminar modules
- Discussions with international lecturers and guests
- All-inclusive-package (tuition, meals, accommodation, extracurricular program and field trips)

Aims and Objectives
- Interdisciplinary co-operation of teachers and students on the cultural, intellectual and historical dimensions of current European and American affairs in view of their positioning in a globalized world.
- Presentation in research and teaching of focus areas of the University of Graz – South Eastern Europe and North, Central and South America.
- Development and education of young leaders of tomorrow in the fields of politics, administration, business, science, culture and religion.

Fees and Scholarships
The total student participation fee is € 1.300 covering course costs, tuition, room & board (double or triple rooms, 3 meals per day) , and excursions for the entire two weeks. Please check the link below as various scholarship schemes are available that you might qualify for:

Deadline for application: February 28th, 2013

If you have further questions, please send an email to

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