Summer Schools 2014

We bring you an overview of the most interesting summer schools in CZ. It's an excellent opportunity to learn something new, meet new people and see what the Czech Republic is like.

Summer is not just about having a picnic in the grass or sleeping on a beach. We bring you an overview of the most interesting summer schools that are taking place in the Czech Republic this year. It's an excellent opportunity to learn something new, meet inspiring people and maybe even see what the life in the Czech Republic is like. 

Some of the deadlines are approaching, so be fast. Good luck with your applications!

 

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Prague Summer Schools

5 - 12 July, 2014

Focus: Different block options focusing on different topics. The options are taking place at the same time so it's impossible to attend more than one.

  • Behavioral Economics and Psychology
  • European Politics: Interests versus Culture
  • China: A World Superpower - Myth or Reality
  • Development cooperation: Breaking the chains of poverty
  • Crime, Law and Psychology
  • Education: The future of School
  • Globalization 3.0: Production & Consumption
  • European Summer Institute on the Future of Europe: Lobbying in Brussels

Venue: Prague

Fee: 750 € for one block option, including accommodation and half-board (breakfasts and dinners)

Website: http://www.praguesummerschools.org/

Application deadline: April 30

 

Summer School of Slavonic (Czech) Studies

19 July – 16 August, 2014

Focus: A month-long course in Czech language organized by Masaryk University. All levels available, from complete beginners to very advanced students.

Venue: Brno

Fee: 32,500 CZK (approx. 1,300 €) with accommodation or 25,000 CZK (approx. 1,000 €) without accommodation

Website: http://www.phil.muni.cz/kabcest/en/summer-school.php

Application deadline: July 15 (a registration fee of 5,000 CZK is payable by July 15 at the latest)

 

Global Analysis and its Applications

25 - 30 August, 2014

Focus: Theory and applications of symmetries (mathematics)

Venue: Lednice

Fee: 100-200 € without accommodation, accommodation at the venue starts from 35 €/night incl. breakfast and lunch

Website: http://www.lepageri.eu/summer-school

 

Physics at Nanoscale

9 - 13 June, 2014

Focus: Physics of nanostructures, surfaces and thin films, nano-electronics, renewable energy and life science applications.

Venue: Devět Skal

Website: http://iss.fzu.cz/index.php

 

Current Issues in Sign Language Linguistics

25 – 29 August 2014

Focus: The Summer school will be divided into two main parts: Summer School Lecture (25 – 27 August) and Summer School Open (28 – 29 August) which will be an open congress for the general public.

Venue: Prague

Fee: Summer School Lecture 100 € for students, 150 € for regular participants, 100 - 170 € for Summer School Open, doesn't include accommodation or meals.

Website: http://ujkn.ff.cuni.cz/en/CISL

 

The European Summer School 2014 "Central Europe in the EU - 10 years after"

July 12 - July 23, 2014

Focus: To provide an overview of last ten years in the European Union from the perspective of Central Europe and on perspective and future challenges covering a wide range of topics and questions.

Venue: Prague

Fee: 950 € including housing and half-board (breakfast and lunch)

Website: http://www.europeum.org/ess2014/index.php

Application deadline: May 31

 

The Energy Policy of the EU and its Position in Global Energy Environment

5 - 12 July, 2014

Focus: A thorough examination of both recent and long-term developments, plans and policies of the EU influenced by the development of the global energy environment.

Venue: Telč

Fee: 8,999 CZK (approx. 360 €) including full board and accommodation

Website: http://www.summer-school.cz/

Application deadline: May 31

 

Reconfiguring Europe: an Old Continent in a New Millennium

6 – 21 September, 2014

Focus: The most significant recent and current political, economic and social issues in Europe through an interdisciplinary approach.

Venue: Prague

Fee: 930 € incl. housing and half-board (breakfast and lunch)

Website: http://summer-university.fsv.cuni.cz/

Application deadline: June 22

 

Catalysis of Biomass

8 -11 June, 2014

Focus: Reviewing the main catalytic transformations currently under development for the production of advanced biofuels.

Venue: Libice (transportation from and to Prague is included in the costs)

Fee: 300 – 700 € (range of prices for students and scientists, plus early bird discounts)

Website: http://www.jh-inst.cas.cz/cascatbel/

 

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