Summer University in Prague – Central Europe between EU and NATO

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 13, 2019.

In cooperation with CIFE (Center International de Formation Européenne), we cordially invite you to our Summer University in Prague on "Central Europe between EU and NATO". The Summer School will be held at our college on September 23 - 29, 2019, with lectures from top Czech and foreign experts on Central Europe and the challenges it faces. All lectures will be presented in English.

The CIFE programmes are of short duration (usually a week long)  and take place over the summer months in various European countries. Their main objective is to allow students, researchers and young professionals to deepen their knowledge in the fields of European integration and international relations, and to increase their understanding of the problems faced by modern society as a consequence of international developments.

Students can generate 4.5 ECTS Credits (European credits transfer system)

CIFE is a private institution of higher education and research, founded in 1954 with its head office in Nice and branch offices in Berlin, Brussels and Istanbul.. Every year, students from all continents and a great variety of countries enroll in its 4 programmes, which lead to a degree at Master level.

Application or any questions, please use the email of Mgr. Jiří Š. Cieslar:

The price for Czech listeners is CZK 2,500 (fee includes lectures, lessons, seminars). The price for foreign students is 450 EUR (including accommodation and meals).

Main lectures:

“EURO-ATLANTIC RELATIONS AND CE PERSPECTIVE“ / Martina HERANOVÁ, Expert in international security issues, former Head of Unit for Visegrad and Baltic countries at the Central European Department and former Head of NATO Unit at the Security Policy Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech


“EUROSCEPTICISM IN CENTRAL EUROPE / Roman JOCH, Director of the Civic Institute in Prague, commentator and lecturer on political philosophy and international relations

“RUSSIA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION“ / Tomáš POJAR, Vice President for International Relations, CEVRO Institute, former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and Ambassador to Israel

"UNITED STATES VERSUS EUROPEAN INTEGRATION: FROM THE MARSHALL PLAN AS ITS BOOSTER - TO TRUMP AS ITS BRAKEMAN" / Prof. Jan WORONIECKI (Poland), Lecturer at the University of Social Sciences, Former Ambassador of Poland to OECD in France

THE VISEGRAD GROUP“ / Cyril SVOBODA, Director of the Diplomatic Academy in Prague, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

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