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2014 Antall József Summer School

Venue: Budapest, Hungary
Period: July 7-18, 2014
Application deadline: May 1, 2014



With the aim of establishing a new tradition of intercultural dialogue, the Knowledge Centre organises it second international Antall József Summer School between 7 and 18 July 2014 at Eötvös Loránd University.

The program focuses mainly on the economic, political and cultural relations of the Central European region in general and the Visegrád Countries (V4: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia) in particular.

The aim of the Summer School is to provide the international students and young graduates an intensive praxis-oriented two-week-program focusing on the most clearly profiled Central European cooperation. The program enables students to learn more about the Visegrád Cooperation in the form of lectures and workshops held by prominent academics, diplomats and experts.

The lectures will focus, above all, on current economic, foreign and security policy issues as well as on questions regarding national identity and topics related to culture. Furthermore, the future perspectives in particular issues of the V4 Cooperation will be central to the discussion. Beyond providing a high quality educational program, our aim is to boost intercultural dialogue as well as to give an insight for the international students into Hungary as such. For this reason, we organize various trips and accompanying programs.


The Knowledge Centre invites a maximum of 50 participants, who are between the age of 18-35.

Furthermore the application is generally open for – MA, Ph.D. – students and young professionals with a university degree in the field of political and social sciences.

Application Procedure

Application requirements:

  • Provide a proof of English proficiency (minimum level of B2 (CEFR) / language certificate),
  • Fill in the online application form,
  • Submit a letter of recommendation of a relevant academic teacher,
  • Submit a letter of motivation and a Curriculum Vitae (each being maximum one-page-long).

Application deadline: 1 May 2014
The Antall József Knowledge Centre requires you to fill in the following application form in order to secure your participation in the Antall József Summer School and verify your eligibility for it. Please fill in the form very thoughtfully.
In order to proceed, you must fill in every field except the comments field. Please double check your e-mail address, because we will send you further information regarding the application.
Apply here.


The Knowledge Centre provides scholarships for participants applying from the following European countries: the V4 countries, CEI member states and EaP countries.

All expenses – participation fee, costs of travel, accommodation and meals – will be reimbursed by the Knowledge Centre. There is only a registration fee of 70 Euros for all participants.

The application is open to applicants from other countries as well, however, the travel costs are not covered for them.


Information & contacts

Antall József Knowledge Centre
address: Közraktár utca 4-6, 1093 Budapest, Hungary
tel.: 00 36 1 482 7734


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