Summer University in Prague – Central Europe between EU and NATO

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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“ / Alexandr VONDRA, Director of the Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations, CEVRO Institute, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and Ambassador to the U.S.


“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

“COOPERATION BETWEEN CHINA AND CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES: 16+1 INITIATIVE“ / George Tzogopoulos,Associate researcher Begin Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Lecturer at the Democritus University of Thrace, Senior Research Fellow at CIFE

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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