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Poland: Visegrad Summer School – Call for applications

The call for application for the 8th edition of the Visegrad Summer School (VSS), which takes place every year in Villa Decius in Krakow, Poland, is now open. VSS is a two-week educational programme which provides an interdisciplinary learning environment for young Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak students as well as for their peers from other central and eastern European countries. The 8th programme will take place from June 28 to July 11, 2009.

The call for application for the 8th edition of the Visegrad Summer School (VSS), which takes place every year in Villa Decius in Krakow, Poland, is now open. VSS is a two-week educational programme which provides an interdisciplinary learning environment for young Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak students as well as for their peers from other central and eastern European countries. The 8th programme will take place from June 28 to July 11, 2009.

The programme consists of lectures, panel debates and seminars on issues and challenges relevant to the Visegrad Group region, the European Union and other central and eastern European countries. The topics cover current social, economic, political and cultural issues, such as global poverty, the financial crisis, energy security and social responsibility by the media as well as European and regional identities and common cultural heritage.

Participants from central and eastern European countries must cover their own travel costs to and from Krakow, have their own insurance and pay a registration fee of €50.

Deadline for submitting applications: March 31, 2009
For more information go to www.villa.org.pl or contact summerschool@villa.org.pl.

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