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International Summer University - Who is Sovereign? Citizenship in Europe and Beyond

Venue: Kőszeg, Hungary
Period: June 20 - July 4, 2014
Application deadline: May 15, 2014



The 2013 summer university will include a series of diverse but interconnected themes such as:
The European Crisis: New Opportunities  for Central European Cooperation?
Creative Cities and City Assemblies: Can these ’New Players’ revitalize Europe within the context of the Danube Strategy?
The Viability of EU Citizenship: Special focus on Vulnerable Groups in East Central and South Eastern Europe such as the Roma, migrants, women, handicapped people, the aged and youth 
The EU in a Global Context: What Can Europe and Latin-America learn from each other about integration and modernization

The workshops and conferences are sponsored and supported by the Central European Initiative, the International Visegrad Fund, the EU Commission DG Resarch and Innovation, the Jean Monnet Action, the Hungarian Foreign Ministry and the UNESCO. 
Participants and speakers come from EU memberstates, mainly from the larger Danubian region, as well as from outside of Europe. The summer university will be accompanied by a Central European and Roma Cultural Festival, the ’European Melange’, opened by Her Excellency Katalin Bogyay, the president of the General Assembly of UNESCO.The summer university will be opened by keynote speeches of Central European  diplomats and politicians followed by a roundtable discussion that will include all the participants.

Application procedure

The application package must include the following documents:

  • Completed application form, with special attention to the motivation letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (please include information on your previous study abroad if any: programs, countries, dates attended)


The participation fee of the International Summer University is € 400 and covers the cost of tuition, meals (lunch and dinner), field trips, and social and cultural events throughout the entire program. Students may apply to the Institute for Social and European Studies Foundation for a scholarship. ISES will offer scholarships to MA and PhD students.


The Central European Initiative has offered 20 scholarships for students coming from CEI countries. Further scholarships are available from ISES and the Hungarian Foreign Ministry.


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Academic Coordinator
: +36 94 563 055


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