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CHALLENGED UNION: Making sense of the trouble makers

European Summer School in Prague​ is an intensive 10-day learning programme focused on issues related to various aspects of European integration. It's opened for students or recent graduates from all over the world. 

This year's topic is "Challenged Union: Making Sense of the Troublemakers" and the programme will run from 15th to 25th July, 2017. Discounts are available for Prague-based students! For more information visit: http://www.essprague.eu/ or write to:  .


Send a "60-second Film" to the world and win!

"I love studying in Europe because…" Send a 60-second Film to the world and you could win 150 EUR

Are you a student studying at a higher education institution in Europe? Want to show the world why you love studying here? Study in Europe is looking for fun, fresh short films that celebrate why it is great to study abroad in Europe.

Your mission is to create a short film (60 seconds or less) to show other students around the world what you love about studying in Europe. Study in Europe wants to know what inspired you to come to Europe and hear about any long-term ambitions you have achieved here or any personal challenges you have overcome while studying in Europe.


Please choose from one or more of the following categories:

  1. Making friends from different countries… introduce us to some of the international friends you have met and tell us why they are so important to you.

  2. Training for your perfect career… how is studying in Europe helping you achieve your aspirations?  What experiences have you had that will help you in the future?

  3. Discovering new cultures… show us how passionate you are about meeting new people and learning about the different cultures across Europe.

  4. Enjoying new hobbies and interests…. Tell us about your new interests you have developed and how they have added to your experience of living in Europe.

  5. Student life… explain to us what student life is like for you.  Do you have any top tips for students thinking about coming to study in Europe?


Study in Europe plans to select and publish between 10 and 30 films. Each film we publish will receive a prize of a voucher to the value of 150 EUR. For filming tips and full details on how to enter go to: https://ec.europa.eu/education/study-in-europe/news-views/video-competition_en


The closing date for entries is 10th February 2017.


University of Lausanne - new Summer School Program

University of Lausanne, Switzerland, is pleased to announce the launch of new Summer School Program.

The Summer schools are open to students from across the world, at undergraduate, graduate or doctoral level, depending on the schools. You can find the selection criteria, application procedures and all the relevant information on the website UNIL Summer Schools


In 2017, the University of Lausanne will offer the following courses: 


Work offer at TBM Evolution

TBM Evolution is one of the Europe’s leading business information companies dedicated to the provision of global business intelligence and information to assist in strategic and effective decision making. The company creates major sector-focused events for business learning and networking opportunities across a variety of industries and professions. Premium products and services are delivered through a variety of media enabling customers to improve their strategic decision making process.


We have now open vacancy/position at the following departments:

1. Business Development Executive:

2. Sponsorship Sales Executive


More information can be found on: www.tbmevolution.com Our contact details are: + 420 212 24 24 00, , Konevova 2660/141, 130 00, Prague


Summer School of Development Policy - University of Bonn

The University of Bonn would like to invite graduate and postgraduate students of FSV UK to a Summer School on Development Policy in Bonn. The Summer School addresses graduate and postgraduate students from any field of study. It will take place from 31st July to 11th August, 2017. The programme is conducted in English.

More information at the University of Bonn website: www.developmentpolicy.uni-bonn.de.

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Conference: Economic Integrations, Competition and Cooperation

Call for papers - plese read more information here.


Summer School on Intellectual Property 2017 in Bonn

The University of Bonn would like to invite graduate and postgraduate students of FSV UK to a Summer School on Intellectual Property in Bonn. The Summer School addresses graduate and postgraduate students from any field of study. It will take place from 31st July to 11th August, 2017. The programme is conducted in English.


For more information, please visit the website: www.ipsummerschool.uni-bonn.de.


Conference: MIMUN 2017

On behalf of the MIMUN Secretariat we are happy to invite the students to participate in the 2017 Model UN. This will not only be a great opportunity for them to improve their language skills, but also to gain invaluable skills in diplomacy by being a delegate, a President of a committee or an expert. The next Model will be held on 16th - 21st April, 2017.


MIMUN is an international conference which is held by the United Nations Association of Russia in cooperation with MGIMO-University and under the auspices of the World Federation of United Nations Associations. In the 2017 Model there are going to be 12 committees, which will be using the six working languages of the UN. In 2016, 645 students from 45 countries, including Russia, participated in MIMUN, among them 134 foreign delegates. The Secretariat is directly in charge of organizing the Model and consists mostly of MGIMO students.


The registration started on 1st November, 2016. Any additional information can be found at www.modelun.ru.


I Global Peace Conference 2017 in Switzerland

IPD is very glad to invite you it`s I Global Peace Conference 2017: Theme “View to Peacebuilding, Security and Human Rights in Modern World” during the 29th to 31st May 2017 which will place in Baar, Switzerland.

This conference will promote deeper understanding of behave with tolerance, friendly coexistence of different religions, races and nations in the same community, respect each other in family, work place, society, school and etc.

Global Peace Conference will enhance the participants from state, private and public sectors, religious people, politicians and academics to build network and partnership groups afterwards.

The mission of the I Global Peace Conference 2017 is to create unique global platform to bring together the leaders and activists from all over the world countries to exchange ideas, knowledge, practices and experiences on how to build a more peaceful world, how to foster dialogue between the different people and inspire people to give contribution to the global peace, security and human rights where their live and work.


Conference Speakers

I Speaker: Prof. Johan Galtung - Honorary Speaker

II Speaker: Mr. Marc Finaud

III Speaker: Mr. Aleksandar Weisner

IV Speaker: Dr. Marrone Andrea

V Speaker: Mr. Christophe Barbey


Conference Activities

- 2 Days Conference Participation

- UN Model Exercises

- Sightseeing to Zurich & Dinner in Outside

- Exhibition Pavilions by State, Private, Public, Academic Institutions and scientists

- Intercultural Welcome Dinner Party

- Research Paper publication in the Conference Material

- Certification


Exhibition Pavilion

We invite State, Private, Public, Academic Institutions and scientists to rent Pavilion tables to present their institutions, products and programs during the conference. If you want to be Exhibitor please select the relevant box in the application form


 I GPC Page: http://www.ipdinstitute.ch/I-Global-Peace-Conference-2017/


 Participation Procedure Step by Step:


  1. Submitting Filled Application in WORD format, CV + scanned passport page

  2. Participant will receive the Invoice to start the payment of the requested participation fee amount due to the offered deadline.

  3. After receiving the participation fee, participant will receive the unconditional letter via email and if there is required visa application process IPD will send invitation letter by post and also to the relevant embassy by email or fax.

 

We strongly advice to the participants to submit the filled application as soon as it`s possible, who needs visa to enter Switzerland and who needs more financial documentation in the work place for his/her participation.


Scholarship: IPD offer several type of scholarship support to reduce the participation fee amount for most needed potential participants from all over the world counties. If you wish to get discounted participation fee amount, please write your request briefly via email before or during the application submission period. Unfortunately IPD scholarship sources do not cover all the participation fee amount and international travel expenses and we only could offer you discounted fee amount.

Partnership: We are interesting to receive group participants from your Institution and will be glad to discuss the partnership suggestions.

Sponsorship: If you would like to be Sponsor of I Global Peace Conference, Please visit our web page to fill the application and send us your sponsorship request by email http://www.ipdinstitute.ch/Sponsorship-Donation/.


Lecture at Faculty of Law: H.E. U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Andrew H. Schapiro

Faculty of Law, Charles University invites you to a lecture: H.E. U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE CZECH REPUBLIC ANDREW H. SCHAPIRO. The lecture with subsequent discussion in English will be aimed especially at the topics of U.S. - Czech Relations, U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities, U.S. Presidential Elections.


Where: Room Nr. 100, Building of the Faculty of Law (nám. Curieových 7, Prague 1)

When: Tuesday 15th November, from 1:00 PM


(Free entry without prior reservation. Please, take your seats before 12:45 PM, use the clockroom in the entrance hall of the Faculty for your coats and large bags.)


Prague Media Point Conference: Media and Migration

When: 7th November 2016 – 9th November 9 2016

Location: French Institute (Štěpánská 644/35), Prague


Pre-Conference to ECREA´s sixth European Communication Conference

This fall’s conference will address the broad topic of media and migration, focusing on topics such as the role of the media in the refugee crisis; media depictions of immigrant and migrant communities; and the media’s influence on belonging and identity – especially in the context of transnationalism, multiculturalism, and a globalized world.


Full conference programme


More information


European Diplomacy Workshop

Join the EAD's Fall European Diplomacy Workshop: EU Foreign Policy for 6 intense days of skills workshops, discussions on international issues and meetings with inspiring guests. The European Diplomacy Workshop (EDW) is a week-long programme devoted to the European Union Foreign Policy, especially Eastern Partnership and European Neighborhood Policy. Based on expert-led workshops covering Southern and Eastern dimensions of the ENP, relations with Russia, as well as hands-on skills training in International Negotiations, Leadership or Public Speaking, the European Diplomacy Workshop is designed for emerging political and social leaders, public servants and non-governmental representatives who are eager to learn how to influence the changing context of their country.


When: 28th November - 3rd December 2016


More information and application here.


Social Sciences and Humanities: a New Agenda for Europe's Challenges

The conference "Social Sciences and Humanities: a New Agenda for Europe's Challenges" will take place during the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU on the 14th to 16th November 2016 in Bratislava.

Over 30 excellent speakers, 9 plenaries and 6 parallel sessions, inspirational keynotes, interesting pre-conference and side events including a matchmaking event for those who want to find partners for H2020 project consortia, an excellent opportunity to meet colleagues and discuss burning societal issues. The conference will stress the vital role of the research in social sciences and humanities in the European research agenda and in addressing relevant societal challenges.


Learn more and register for free now at www.ssh2016.eu.


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Final Round of Recruitment for the Academy of Young Diplomats

The Academy of Young Diplomats (AYD) is the first diplomatic program in Poland, which prepares students and young graduates for work in fields such as the Foreign Service, Civil Service, European institutions, think-tanks and international organizations.

Since 2004, thanks to our exceptional methodology, high quality of teaching, extraordinary students profile and openness to cooperation, AYD has been training future leaders of the social and political scene in the spirit of responsibility for the surrounding world. More than 2200 participants had graduated from the previous twelve editions of the Academy of Young Diplomats.


Apply until 7th November!


Scholarship opportunity for Charles University students to study abroad

Study Without Borders has a £5000 scholarship available for students from Charles University to study abroad in 2017. Final year undergraduate students are eligible to receive the scholarship to study a masters in the UK.

The scholarship is designed to help more students study abroad. To take part students must submit an essay about where they would like to study abroad, or where they have studied abroad before. The essays will be used to help other future students through their decision making process. 


Scholarship Details

URL: www.study-without-borders.com/scholarships

Amount: 5000 GBP

Available to: undergraduate students

Available for: studying a masters in the UK in 2017


A Soul for Europe Conference 2016

A Soul for Europe Conference 2016 on 8th and 9th November 2016 at Allianz Forum, Pariser Platz 6, 10117 Berlin, Germany


8th Nov: 1:00 – 6:00 PM

9th Nov: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Virtual pre-conference now open


 “A Soul for Europe”, together with the Allianz Kulturstiftung and the European Parliament, cordially invite you to attend this year’s A Soul for Europe Conference on 8th and 9th November 2016 in Berlin. Bearing the title Cultural Identities on the Move, the conference will react to the current European challenges in a creative way and draft proposals for intensified cooperation between politics and civil society in the cities and regions of Europe. The central conference event on 9th November will provide opportunities for a direct, open and simultaneously constructive discussion between personalities from the fields of politics and culture, additionally enabling constructive participation from the audience. On 8th November, our main focus will be European cities and regions and their new responsibilities facing refugees’ movements and newly erected border fences. Workshops and debates will discuss strategical attempts, while a marketplace will give a practical insight into ongoing projects.


The A Soul for Europe Conference will be followed by the annual The State of Europe speech on the evening of 9th November, held this year by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the invitation of Konrad-Adenauer-StiftungSchwarzkopf Stiftung and Stiftung Zukunft Berlin. Please note that invitations will be sent out by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and that you must register your interest by 7th October via our online registration form.


Further information and a constantly updated programme can be found on our website at asoulforeurope.eu/asfe16. The conference languages are German and English, and simultaneous translation will be provided.


If you wish to participate in this conference, please fill in the online registration form. On our website, you will also find a list of hotels that provide accommodation at reasonable prices for conference guests. Please check our website for further information on our events and current topics, and get in touch with us on Facebook and Twitter.


The official productions of the legendary Jára Cimrman in English

Have a unique opportunity to experience legendary Jára Cimrman´s theatre performance work in English. Like Monty Python is for English-speakers, any Czech can quote Jára Cimrman, so learn some of his catch phrases too! Czechs consider his plays untranslatetable but our productions prove all the nay sayers wrong. Despite the fact that Jára Cimrman is a fictitious character, in 2005 a majority of peopel in the Czech Republic named him the Greatest Czech in a nation-wide poll. The performances take place in the Cimrman Theater with the original set and costumes. The cast is composed exclusively of professional, native-English speaking actors.


The North Pole: 21st October, 28th December 2016

The Stand In: 25th November 2016


Please book the tickets here


Mainframe Careers Event at CA Technologies Prague

This is a CA Technologies Careers event where we'd like to welcome keen and passionate individuals who are keen to work with fascinating technologies. Taking place at our offices in Prague, you'll network and find out about the opportunities within Mainframe at the Prague Technology Center. You'll be able to ask questions, meet with our members of staff and talent acquisition teams, whilst find out more about what life at CA Technologies is all about and how we are impacting the marketplace.


Date and time: 20th October 2016, 5:40 - 8:00 PM

Location: V Parku 2343/24, 24 V parku (Floor 3), Prague

More information


Scholarships for Summer/Winter programs in USA

Great opportunity to apply for the International Scholarship Program, organized by the International Business School Americas (IBS-Americas) and held in USA:

IBS-Americas coordinates short-term Certificate Programs in partnership with the University of La Verne (ULV), California State University – Northridge (CSUN), The State University of New York, at New Paltz, Mount Saint Mary College, at Newburgh, and The College of Saint Rose, at Albany (New York’s Capital). At this moment, IBS is awarding partial scholarships to students, recognizing their leadership skills and individual talents, as well as encouraging academic achievement and international experiences.


Two or three-week programs are held in January, July and September every year. All students, regardless of grade point average, area of study, citizenship or residency status are encouraged to apply for scholarships covering up to 70% of the tuition fees.

Designed to take place during vacation, short-term programs allow participants to have an intensive contact with international quality education without the need of breaking academic and professional bonds.


We offer the following multicultural programs:

California

Summer/Winter Programs to Undergraduate Students

Strategy & Marketing (ULV)

Finance & Accounting (ULV)

Leading & Coaching The Human Organization  (ULV)

Contemporary Topics in Public Administration (ULV)

Communication: Design & Innovation (CSUN)

Summer/Winter Programs to Graduate Students

Advanced Topics in Project Management (ULV)

Advanced Topics in Business Strategy (ULV)

Advanced Topics in Financial Decisions and Corporate Policy (ULV)

 

New York

Summer/Winter Programs to Undergraduate Students


Marketing and Value Management

Competitive Project Management

Corporate Financial Management

Strategic Thinking

Business English First Lessons

 *The Advanced Topics programs (ULV) are the only ones offered in September. All other programs are offered in January and in July every year.


All programs are composed by lectures, company visits and seminars. Also, for non-native English speakers, the universities offer a complimentary Business English module to be attended along with the program you choose above.


Ready to study abroad in USA?

It is a great opportunity to know United States of America, getting in touch with different economic powers of the world and opening up new academic and professional horizons for you. You may also visit our YouTube channel, to watch testimonials from our students in California and in New York.


How to apply for scholarships?

To apply for a scholarship, please contact my assistant, Ms. Amanda Ribeiro ( ) not later than 25th September, 2016. You will be given an application form and all detailed information regarding the programs structure.

Each scholarship opportunity depends on the availability of sufficient funding. If funding is not available, the scholarship will not be awarded.


Innovation Forum 2016 - Leaders Conference

We are pleased to announce the 3rd Innovation Forum 2016 - Leaders Conference,  to be held the 21st and 22nd September 2016 in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

This two-day meeting will focus on the hottest scientific topics from the full spectrum of academic disciplines (Engineering through to Biotech to Medtech/digital health to Clean Energy), with keynote lectures from leading R&D executives, investors and eminent academics. Over the 2 days we will welcome over 600+ global delegates from academia, government, industry and investment; 60+ speakers and our top 15 pitching start-ups.


Conference speakers include: 

  • Prof. Leszek Borysiewicz - Vice-Chancellor University of Cambridge

  • Professor Dr. Patrick Vallance, President, Pharmaceuticals R&D, GSK

  • Prof. Dr. Jörg F. Debatin, M.D., MBA - Vice President, Chief Technology and Medical Officer, GE Healthcare,

  • Markku Markkula - European Commission, President of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR)

  • Jordi Mata-Fink - Flagship Ventures (Boston)

  • Dr. Ann De Beuckelaer - Managing Director, BioMed X GmbH


For a complete schedule and to secure your tickets please visit the Innovation Forum website here.

For any further questions, please contact Helen Fox: or Ting Kwok: .


Youth Day: Dialogue of Generations

We would like to invite students to participate in Youth Day 2016 – one of the most remarkable event in the framework of St. Petersburg International Gas Forum. The event provides a great opportunity for students interested in a career in the gas or energy sectors to demonstrate their leadership skills by taking part in a competition.


The students will also have the chance to attend interactive workshops and network with leading figures from the industry.

The working language – English.


We invite master programme students (graduates of 2017) or bachelor programme student (graduates of 2016):

  • Up to 27 year old (incl.)

  • Fluent English (upper-intermediate or advanced level)

  • International experience: participation in study trip, internship or exchange programs would be an asset

  • Knowledge in the energy sector

Youth Day organizers provide the following for official participants:

  • Accommodation and food

  • Participant's fee

  • Cultural program

  • Visa support


Applications can be made on www.energyouthday.com. All applications must be submitted by 31st July 2016.


Invitation


Summer University for Security Studies, Kosovo

Deadline: 17th August 2016

Open to: students to apply are all students/candidates that need no visa to enter to the Republic of Kosovo

Venue: 20th to 25th August 2016, Pristina, Kosovo


More information

The accommodation, meals and lectures are going to be held at Kosovo Academy for Public Safety. In this Summer University we will present various levels of security, institutions, levels that must be understood by students and young scholars, and receive briefing by best experts and guest speakers on the topics, mentioned in agenda.

The word ‘security’ is highly present in media, politics and daily conversations. But what does it actually mean? What makes one feel secure? And, more importantly, how is security organized in order to improve it and what are effective ways to deal with (violent) conflicts? In other words, in what ways is security governed?

This one-week program will give students an in-depth look into the ways in which thinking and speaking about security have changed over time, and how stakeholders on various levels deal with conflicts and security, ranging from the international arena to the state and from private security companies to communities and individuals.


Topics that will be discussed include:

  • International security and new wars unconventional threats

  • Responsibility to protect, National security in a globalizing world

  • Private security companies

  • Gated communities, and citizens’ initiatives in war situations

  • Terrorism, international terrorist organization, how to defeat terrorist groups

  • International security organizations

  • Refugees crises


Culture program:

  • An exciting cultural program and tour around Kosovo including riding horses will take place in our agenda


Eligibility

Students with different academic backgrounds and a general interest in Security, Euro-Atlantic integration, International Relations, Diplomacy etc.. will benefit from each other in an intercultural and interdisciplinary learning process. Former classes consisted of regular students and practitioners such as civil servants, communication experts, young politicians and even parliamentary officials.


The course does not require special knowledge about security policies and institutions, European politics, law, history or culture, but participants should be interested in more than just their field of specialization. In class participation, especially in the discussions with experts, is essential for the course success and plays an important role in grading.

Costs

  • Tuition fee for Kosovo Students is 100 euro

  • Tuition fee for Western Balkan student is 110 euro

  • The tuition fee for non Western Balkan students is 180 euro

  • All costs regarding the bank transfer of the participation fee (Transfer fees) are to be covered by the applicant

  • Tuition (all lectures, workshops, discussions as mentioned in the program)

  • Culture and social events (as mentioned in the program)

  • Housing and 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Thanks to the generosity of KYATA and Partners, you will have the opportunity to have lower costs compared to other summer schools in the Balkan Peninsula and abroad. For very reasonable price you will get the highest academic standards and an exciting culture, social, and study visits program in Kosovo.


Application

All participants must send their CV and motivation letter to   by 17th August 2016, at 24:00.  


If you have any questions, write to: , call: +37745603619 or join Facebook event.


Call for papers: ADIBUM and ARONCAS Conferences at University Hradec Králové

University of Hradec Králové together with Malaysia Technical Scientist Association (MALTESAS) and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia will collaborate to organize 2016 Advancement on Informatics, Business and Management International Conference (ADIBUM) and 2016 Advanced Research on Circuits and Systems  International Conference (ARONCAS) in University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic from 20th to 22nd September, 2016, where visitors can enjoy a variety of activities and entertainment. The conference will be held over three days, with paper presentations from the international community of authors, including presentations from keynote speakers. 


ADIBUM and ARONCAS aims to be a premier venue for researchers and industry practitioners to share their new ideas, original research results and practical development experiences.


Clinton Global Initiative University

Clinton Global Initiative have officially launched the CGI U Innovation Fund Application. This new funding competition aims to source, support, and feature the most effective, high-impact college student entrepreneurs and innovators worldwide by providing critical, early-stage seed funding. Selected scholars will receive funding to advance projects that fit CGI’s Commitments to Action model and an invitation to attend CGI U 2017The Innovation Fund is open to any student 18 years of age or older currently enrolled in an institute of higher education (part-time or full-time status).


Application Logistics: Prospective applicants can submit their project ideas in an online pre-application. The deadline for pre-applications is 27th June 2016. Only pre-applicants whose projects best fit the selection criteria will be invited to submit a full application in July 2016.


About CGI U: Building on the successful model of the Clinton Global Initiative, which brings together world leaders to take action on global challenges, President Bill Clinton launched the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) in 2007 to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. Each year, CGI U hosts a meeting where students, university representatives, topic experts, and celebrities come together to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges. But CGI U is more than just a meeting- it is a growing community of young leaders who don't just discuss global challenges but they take real, concrete steps toward solving them. Throughout the year, and as a prerequisite of attending the CGI U meeting, students develop their own Commitments to Action: new, specific, and measurable initiatives that address pressing challenges on campus, in local communities, or around the world.


Informational webinars will be open to students and administrators at anymeeting.com/cgiu1 (please note: link will not be active until the webinar begins). These webinars will be held on:

  • Wednesday, 8th June: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)

  • Monday, 13th June: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)

  • Friday, 24th June: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM (EST)

  • Monday, 27th June: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)

Summer School: "High Technology Management"

The Economics and Management Faculty of Samara State Aerospace University (SSAU) invites students to Second Summer School "High Technology Management (HTM)" from 25th till 31st July 2016.

Application deadline: 3rd June

Where: Samara, Russia


Find more information about the programme and submitting an application, please see the booklet or summer school webpage.


Kappa Phi’s 1st International Communication Conference “Communication between Domination and Emancipation”

Banja Luka College of Communications Kappa Phi is pleased to invite you to its First International Communication Conference “Communication between Domination and Emancipation.” The conference will be held in Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina), from 24th to 26th June 2016.

Find more information here.


Introductory Workshop on Neuromarketing and Human Behaviour Research

Get an introduction to Neuromarketing and Consumer Neuroscience tools and methods.


This introductory workshop will help participants to understand what does neuromarketing and consumer neuroscience mean, how can agencies, marketing professionals use its tools and methods. Brand memory is a really crucial component in how we receive brands but also how they imbue value and effect the way in which we perceive and enjoy products, services. Consumer Neuroscience and Neuromarketing has the potential to understand the unconscious drivers of choice.


WHEN: 10th June 2016, 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

WHERE: Impact Hub Praha

More information


If you would like to attend the workshop, please use code IMPACTPRAHA at check out and you will receive €5 discount from the price of the ticket (normal price: 22 EUR).


Academia Aestiva Internationalis Summer School

The Faculty of Social Sciences (University of Ljubljana) in partnership with the United Nations Association of Slovenia has launched the Academia Aestiva Internationalis Summer School, entitled “Refugees and ‘refugees’: Challenge for the World, not (just) for Europe”. The summer school will be attended by young activists aged between 18 and 30 years. The conference will be organized in Ljubljana between 27th June and 1st July 2016. 

The conference will address current global issues concerning migrations. It will present lessons learnt from the European refugee crisis, and reflect on the ‘management’ of the crisis, from both regional and global perspective. The summer school will focus on historical, cultural, legal, political, and sociological aspects of the so-called ‘refugee problem’. Interactive lectures, workshops anddebates will be carried out by professionals and experts with references and expertise in related field of work. 


There is no participation fee. The organizers will provide coffee breaks and free transportation around Ljubljana. Unfortunately there are no scholarships for travelling expenses or accommodation available.

Young volunteers and activists are invited to apply. Deadline for application is 5th June 2016. The number of participants is limited; applicants will be notified about the selection by 10th June 2016.

You can find more information on the official website.


Sciences Po Lille Summer School

Do you want to visit the European Institutions and study at the same time this summer? Sciences Po Lille Summer School 2016 consists of intensive short-term programme around the theme “The EU’s Challenges in a Context of Crisis”.

Deadline for Applications (extended): Monday 30th May 2016

Contact : 

Detailed information

How to Apply



European Academy of Diplomacy

School of Fundamental Diplomatic Skills

The School of Fundamental Diplomatic Skills (SFDS) provides the participants with limited experience with sound basic knowledge expertise and set of soft skills, including introduction to public speaking, bilateral negotiations, fundamentals of leadership and savoir – vivre and diplomatic protocol and etiquette. In addition SFDS provides the participants with networking opportunities with professionals and peers from the international community.

Application deadline: 24th June 2016

Recruitment results: 30th June 2016

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Social Media Workshop

The Social Media Workshop (SMW) is an intensive two-day program designed to improve professional capabilities to develop and implement successful social media campaigns. Through a balanced series of discussions and workshops, it provides master level insight and knowledge necessary to develop strategies and tactics to enhance the ability to efficiently communicate and influence the public opinions using social media outlets. The forum will provide a platform for interaction and knowledge sharing and allow the participants to exchange experiences and effectively implement the skills acquired during the training and to evaluate and correct implemented social media strategies. The program was designed with journalists, PR professionals, press attachés, public administration representatives and NGO employees in mind.

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School of Advanced Diplomatic Skills

The School of Advanced Diplomatic Skills (SADS) is designed for young and mid-career professionals from the international business, diplomatic and third sector. SADS builds on previously acquired soft skills and presents an expanded set of topics that are designed to further prepare participants for the challenges and rigors of diplomacy, international business and working in multinational organizations in the 21st century.

Application deadline: 30th June 2016

Recruitment results: 4th July 2016

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Summer School on Energy Security

The Department of International Relations and European Studies, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University together with their partners announce the summer school on energy security titled "The Energy Policy of the EU and Its Position in Global Energy Environment".


The fifth year of this summer school, which already earned an excellent international reputation, takes place in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Telč and will be dealing with highly topical issue of energy policy of the European Union and EU position in the global energy environment.


The summer school will be held from 13th to 21st August, 2016 and will host various foreign and Czech energy security experts. Among the lecturers there are James Henderson (Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, UK), Vaclav Bartuska (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic), Petr Zavodsky (Director, Nuclear Power Plant Construction Department of the Czech company CEZ, a.s.), Michael Kranhold (German Transmission System Operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH), Aleksandra Lis (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland), and many others.


The summer school will last seven full working days, each dedicated to a specific topic within the issue. The core of the programme comprises of issue-related lectures and practice-oriented workshops focusing on EU energy policy making and implementation, relations with major energy producers, global trends in energy production and consumption, etc. The programme also includes two day-long field trips.


1) A day-long extended field trip to the Temelín Nuclear Power Plant within which students will have a chance to visit the power plant premises, a simulator of the reactor control room, engine room of the production unit and attend a lecture of Mr. Petr Zavodsky, director of the Nuclear Power Plant Construction Department of the company CEZ, a.s., owner of the power plant.

2) A day-long field trip to E.ON´s Vranov nad Dyjí Hydro Power Plant with guided tour through the facility, electric cars presentation, and trip on electric bikes around the National Park Podyjí.


Students can earn 4 ECTS credits if all the requirements are fulfilled. The deadline for applications is 31st May, 2016.

For more information, please visit www.summer-school.cz or Facebook.


Lecture: "Eye-tracking: Where and why is it useful"

The student club Click-it would like to invite you to the lecture about eye-tracking. Are you wondering where and why is it useful? Come and find out!


WHEN: 11th April 2016 from 7:00 PM

WHERE: Blue Lecture Hall, UK building (Celetná street 20, Prague 1)


Facebook event


Conference: Foreign Language Teaching and Testing Methods

Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies would like to invite all to the International Conference "Foreign Language Teaching and Testing Methods", held from 21st to 22nd June 2016 in Poděbrady.

More information


ISRC: Fourth International Student Research Conference + Call for Papers

When: 13th - 14th May 2016 (abstract submission deadline forv posters and presentations: 8th May 2016)

Where: House of National Minorities, (Vocelova street 602/3, Prague 2)

Organisers: University of New York in Prague together with Empire State College, NY

More information


Conference: Citizens and Their Expectations from the EU: a Need for Recalibration?

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy in cooperation with Institut Français des relations internationales (IFRI), invites you to the international conference: Citizens and their expectations from the EU: a need for recalibration?

International conference willl be held under the auspices of the President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic Jan Hamáček and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek. Conference will be held in English and simultaneously interpreted into Czech.


WHEN: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Wednesday, 16th March 2016


WHEN: Large Hall, Czernin Palace, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic (Loretánské náměstí 5, Prague)


Please register here, or contact the organizers via .

Detailed programme available here.


Invitation


Lecture: ASEAN Community – Your Opportunities in Asia

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Mr. Martin Tlapa and Ambassador of Thailand to the Czech Republic Mr. Narong Sasitorn cordially invite you to the special talk “ASEAN Community – Your Opportunities in Asia” given by Dr. Surin Pitsuwan (Former Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand and Professor Emeritus at Thammasat University) on Wednesday 30th March 2016 at 10:00 AM at The Great Hall, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic (Loretánské nám. 5, Prague 1).

The special talk will be held in English.

Please register here: https://e.mzv.cz/aplikace/extranet/registrace.nsf/formMain.xsp?rpid1=25901579 


Invitation: European Students For Liberty Conference

11th to 13th March 2016 at Faculty of Law, Charles University

The conference will be dedicated to the ideas of liberty and to the discussion about the society from the perspective of economics, philosophy, business, technology or law. The theme of the conference will be “Students we should remember”.

Register here






Offers for students



Conferences, lectures, seminars and other offers

CHALLENGED UNION: Making sense of the trouble makers

European Summer School in Prague​ is an intensive 10-day learning programme focused on issues related to various aspects of European integration. It's opened for students or recent graduates from all over the world. 

This year's topic is "Challenged Union: Making Sense of the Troublemakers" and the programme will run from 15th to 25th July, 2017. Discounts are available for Prague-based students! For more information visit: http://www.essprague.eu/ or write to:  .


Send a "60-second Film" to the world and win!

"I love studying in Europe because…" Send a 60-second Film to the world and you could win 150 EUR

Are you a student studying at a higher education institution in Europe? Want to show the world why you love studying here? Study in Europe is looking for fun, fresh short films that celebrate why it is great to study abroad in Europe.

Your mission is to create a short film (60 seconds or less) to show other students around the world what you love about studying in Europe. Study in Europe wants to know what inspired you to come to Europe and hear about any long-term ambitions you have achieved here or any personal challenges you have overcome while studying in Europe.


Please choose from one or more of the following categories:

  1. Making friends from different countries… introduce us to some of the international friends you have met and tell us why they are so important to you.

  2. Training for your perfect career… how is studying in Europe helping you achieve your aspirations?  What experiences have you had that will help you in the future?

  3. Discovering new cultures… show us how passionate you are about meeting new people and learning about the different cultures across Europe.

  4. Enjoying new hobbies and interests…. Tell us about your new interests you have developed and how they have added to your experience of living in Europe.

  5. Student life… explain to us what student life is like for you.  Do you have any top tips for students thinking about coming to study in Europe?


Study in Europe plans to select and publish between 10 and 30 films. Each film we publish will receive a prize of a voucher to the value of 150 EUR. For filming tips and full details on how to enter go to: https://ec.europa.eu/education/study-in-europe/news-views/video-competition_en


The closing date for entries is 10th February 2017.


University of Lausanne - new Summer School Program

University of Lausanne, Switzerland, is pleased to announce the launch of new Summer School Program.

The Summer schools are open to students from across the world, at undergraduate, graduate or doctoral level, depending on the schools. You can find the selection criteria, application procedures and all the relevant information on the website UNIL Summer Schools


In 2017, the University of Lausanne will offer the following courses: 


Work offer at TBM Evolution

TBM Evolution is one of the Europe’s leading business information companies dedicated to the provision of global business intelligence and information to assist in strategic and effective decision making. The company creates major sector-focused events for business learning and networking opportunities across a variety of industries and professions. Premium products and services are delivered through a variety of media enabling customers to improve their strategic decision making process.


We have now open vacancy/position at the following departments:

1. Business Development Executive:

2. Sponsorship Sales Executive


More information can be found on: www.tbmevolution.com Our contact details are: + 420 212 24 24 00, , Konevova 2660/141, 130 00, Prague


Summer School of Development Policy - University of Bonn

The University of Bonn would like to invite graduate and postgraduate students of FSV UK to a Summer School on Development Policy in Bonn. The Summer School addresses graduate and postgraduate students from any field of study. It will take place from 31st July to 11th August, 2017. The programme is conducted in English.

More information at the University of Bonn website: www.developmentpolicy.uni-bonn.de.

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Conference: Economic Integrations, Competition and Cooperation

Call for papers - plese read more information here.


Summer School on Intellectual Property 2017 in Bonn

The University of Bonn would like to invite graduate and postgraduate students of FSV UK to a Summer School on Intellectual Property in Bonn. The Summer School addresses graduate and postgraduate students from any field of study. It will take place from 31st July to 11th August, 2017. The programme is conducted in English.


For more information, please visit the website: www.ipsummerschool.uni-bonn.de.


Conference: MIMUN 2017

On behalf of the MIMUN Secretariat we are happy to invite the students to participate in the 2017 Model UN. This will not only be a great opportunity for them to improve their language skills, but also to gain invaluable skills in diplomacy by being a delegate, a President of a committee or an expert. The next Model will be held on 16th - 21st April, 2017.


MIMUN is an international conference which is held by the United Nations Association of Russia in cooperation with MGIMO-University and under the auspices of the World Federation of United Nations Associations. In the 2017 Model there are going to be 12 committees, which will be using the six working languages of the UN. In 2016, 645 students from 45 countries, including Russia, participated in MIMUN, among them 134 foreign delegates. The Secretariat is directly in charge of organizing the Model and consists mostly of MGIMO students.


The registration started on 1st November, 2016. Any additional information can be found at www.modelun.ru.


I Global Peace Conference 2017 in Switzerland

IPD is very glad to invite you it`s I Global Peace Conference 2017: Theme “View to Peacebuilding, Security and Human Rights in Modern World” during the 29th to 31st May 2017 which will place in Baar, Switzerland.

This conference will promote deeper understanding of behave with tolerance, friendly coexistence of different religions, races and nations in the same community, respect each other in family, work place, society, school and etc.

Global Peace Conference will enhance the participants from state, private and public sectors, religious people, politicians and academics to build network and partnership groups afterwards.

The mission of the I Global Peace Conference 2017 is to create unique global platform to bring together the leaders and activists from all over the world countries to exchange ideas, knowledge, practices and experiences on how to build a more peaceful world, how to foster dialogue between the different people and inspire people to give contribution to the global peace, security and human rights where their live and work.


Conference Speakers

I Speaker: Prof. Johan Galtung - Honorary Speaker

II Speaker: Mr. Marc Finaud

III Speaker: Mr. Aleksandar Weisner

IV Speaker: Dr. Marrone Andrea

V Speaker: Mr. Christophe Barbey


Conference Activities

- 2 Days Conference Participation

- UN Model Exercises

- Sightseeing to Zurich & Dinner in Outside

- Exhibition Pavilions by State, Private, Public, Academic Institutions and scientists

- Intercultural Welcome Dinner Party

- Research Paper publication in the Conference Material

- Certification


Exhibition Pavilion

We invite State, Private, Public, Academic Institutions and scientists to rent Pavilion tables to present their institutions, products and programs during the conference. If you want to be Exhibitor please select the relevant box in the application form


 I GPC Page: http://www.ipdinstitute.ch/I-Global-Peace-Conference-2017/


 Participation Procedure Step by Step:


  1. Submitting Filled Application in WORD format, CV + scanned passport page

  2. Participant will receive the Invoice to start the payment of the requested participation fee amount due to the offered deadline.

  3. After receiving the participation fee, participant will receive the unconditional letter via email and if there is required visa application process IPD will send invitation letter by post and also to the relevant embassy by email or fax.

 

We strongly advice to the participants to submit the filled application as soon as it`s possible, who needs visa to enter Switzerland and who needs more financial documentation in the work place for his/her participation.


Scholarship: IPD offer several type of scholarship support to reduce the participation fee amount for most needed potential participants from all over the world counties. If you wish to get discounted participation fee amount, please write your request briefly via email before or during the application submission period. Unfortunately IPD scholarship sources do not cover all the participation fee amount and international travel expenses and we only could offer you discounted fee amount.

Partnership: We are interesting to receive group participants from your Institution and will be glad to discuss the partnership suggestions.

Sponsorship: If you would like to be Sponsor of I Global Peace Conference, Please visit our web page to fill the application and send us your sponsorship request by email http://www.ipdinstitute.ch/Sponsorship-Donation/.


Lecture at Faculty of Law: H.E. U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Andrew H. Schapiro

Faculty of Law, Charles University invites you to a lecture: H.E. U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE CZECH REPUBLIC ANDREW H. SCHAPIRO. The lecture with subsequent discussion in English will be aimed especially at the topics of U.S. - Czech Relations, U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities, U.S. Presidential Elections.


Where: Room Nr. 100, Building of the Faculty of Law (nám. Curieových 7, Prague 1)

When: Tuesday 15th November, from 1:00 PM


(Free entry without prior reservation. Please, take your seats before 12:45 PM, use the clockroom in the entrance hall of the Faculty for your coats and large bags.)


Prague Media Point Conference: Media and Migration

When: 7th November 2016 – 9th November 9 2016

Location: French Institute (Štěpánská 644/35), Prague


Pre-Conference to ECREA´s sixth European Communication Conference

This fall’s conference will address the broad topic of media and migration, focusing on topics such as the role of the media in the refugee crisis; media depictions of immigrant and migrant communities; and the media’s influence on belonging and identity – especially in the context of transnationalism, multiculturalism, and a globalized world.


Full conference programme


More information


European Diplomacy Workshop

Join the EAD's Fall European Diplomacy Workshop: EU Foreign Policy for 6 intense days of skills workshops, discussions on international issues and meetings with inspiring guests. The European Diplomacy Workshop (EDW) is a week-long programme devoted to the European Union Foreign Policy, especially Eastern Partnership and European Neighborhood Policy. Based on expert-led workshops covering Southern and Eastern dimensions of the ENP, relations with Russia, as well as hands-on skills training in International Negotiations, Leadership or Public Speaking, the European Diplomacy Workshop is designed for emerging political and social leaders, public servants and non-governmental representatives who are eager to learn how to influence the changing context of their country.


When: 28th November - 3rd December 2016


More information and application here.


Social Sciences and Humanities: a New Agenda for Europe's Challenges

The conference "Social Sciences and Humanities: a New Agenda for Europe's Challenges" will take place during the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU on the 14th to 16th November 2016 in Bratislava.

Over 30 excellent speakers, 9 plenaries and 6 parallel sessions, inspirational keynotes, interesting pre-conference and side events including a matchmaking event for those who want to find partners for H2020 project consortia, an excellent opportunity to meet colleagues and discuss burning societal issues. The conference will stress the vital role of the research in social sciences and humanities in the European research agenda and in addressing relevant societal challenges.


Learn more and register for free now at www.ssh2016.eu.


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Final Round of Recruitment for the Academy of Young Diplomats

The Academy of Young Diplomats (AYD) is the first diplomatic program in Poland, which prepares students and young graduates for work in fields such as the Foreign Service, Civil Service, European institutions, think-tanks and international organizations.

Since 2004, thanks to our exceptional methodology, high quality of teaching, extraordinary students profile and openness to cooperation, AYD has been training future leaders of the social and political scene in the spirit of responsibility for the surrounding world. More than 2200 participants had graduated from the previous twelve editions of the Academy of Young Diplomats.


Apply until 7th November!


Scholarship opportunity for Charles University students to study abroad

Study Without Borders has a £5000 scholarship available for students from Charles University to study abroad in 2017. Final year undergraduate students are eligible to receive the scholarship to study a masters in the UK.

The scholarship is designed to help more students study abroad. To take part students must submit an essay about where they would like to study abroad, or where they have studied abroad before. The essays will be used to help other future students through their decision making process. 


Scholarship Details

URL: www.study-without-borders.com/scholarships

Amount: 5000 GBP

Available to: undergraduate students

Available for: studying a masters in the UK in 2017


A Soul for Europe Conference 2016

A Soul for Europe Conference 2016 on 8th and 9th November 2016 at Allianz Forum, Pariser Platz 6, 10117 Berlin, Germany


8th Nov: 1:00 – 6:00 PM

9th Nov: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Virtual pre-conference now open


 “A Soul for Europe”, together with the Allianz Kulturstiftung and the European Parliament, cordially invite you to attend this year’s A Soul for Europe Conference on 8th and 9th November 2016 in Berlin. Bearing the title Cultural Identities on the Move, the conference will react to the current European challenges in a creative way and draft proposals for intensified cooperation between politics and civil society in the cities and regions of Europe. The central conference event on 9th November will provide opportunities for a direct, open and simultaneously constructive discussion between personalities from the fields of politics and culture, additionally enabling constructive participation from the audience. On 8th November, our main focus will be European cities and regions and their new responsibilities facing refugees’ movements and newly erected border fences. Workshops and debates will discuss strategical attempts, while a marketplace will give a practical insight into ongoing projects.


The A Soul for Europe Conference will be followed by the annual The State of Europe speech on the evening of 9th November, held this year by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the invitation of Konrad-Adenauer-StiftungSchwarzkopf Stiftung and Stiftung Zukunft Berlin. Please note that invitations will be sent out by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and that you must register your interest by 7th October via our online registration form.


Further information and a constantly updated programme can be found on our website at asoulforeurope.eu/asfe16. The conference languages are German and English, and simultaneous translation will be provided.


If you wish to participate in this conference, please fill in the online registration form. On our website, you will also find a list of hotels that provide accommodation at reasonable prices for conference guests. Please check our website for further information on our events and current topics, and get in touch with us on Facebook and Twitter.


The official productions of the legendary Jára Cimrman in English

Have a unique opportunity to experience legendary Jára Cimrman´s theatre performance work in English. Like Monty Python is for English-speakers, any Czech can quote Jára Cimrman, so learn some of his catch phrases too! Czechs consider his plays untranslatetable but our productions prove all the nay sayers wrong. Despite the fact that Jára Cimrman is a fictitious character, in 2005 a majority of peopel in the Czech Republic named him the Greatest Czech in a nation-wide poll. The performances take place in the Cimrman Theater with the original set and costumes. The cast is composed exclusively of professional, native-English speaking actors.


The North Pole: 21st October, 28th December 2016

The Stand In: 25th November 2016


Please book the tickets here


Mainframe Careers Event at CA Technologies Prague

This is a CA Technologies Careers event where we'd like to welcome keen and passionate individuals who are keen to work with fascinating technologies. Taking place at our offices in Prague, you'll network and find out about the opportunities within Mainframe at the Prague Technology Center. You'll be able to ask questions, meet with our members of staff and talent acquisition teams, whilst find out more about what life at CA Technologies is all about and how we are impacting the marketplace.


Date and time: 20th October 2016, 5:40 - 8:00 PM

Location: V Parku 2343/24, 24 V parku (Floor 3), Prague

More information


Scholarships for Summer/Winter programs in USA

Great opportunity to apply for the International Scholarship Program, organized by the International Business School Americas (IBS-Americas) and held in USA:

IBS-Americas coordinates short-term Certificate Programs in partnership with the University of La Verne (ULV), California State University – Northridge (CSUN), The State University of New York, at New Paltz, Mount Saint Mary College, at Newburgh, and The College of Saint Rose, at Albany (New York’s Capital). At this moment, IBS is awarding partial scholarships to students, recognizing their leadership skills and individual talents, as well as encouraging academic achievement and international experiences.


Two or three-week programs are held in January, July and September every year. All students, regardless of grade point average, area of study, citizenship or residency status are encouraged to apply for scholarships covering up to 70% of the tuition fees.

Designed to take place during vacation, short-term programs allow participants to have an intensive contact with international quality education without the need of breaking academic and professional bonds.


We offer the following multicultural programs:

California

Summer/Winter Programs to Undergraduate Students

Strategy & Marketing (ULV)

Finance & Accounting (ULV)

Leading & Coaching The Human Organization  (ULV)

Contemporary Topics in Public Administration (ULV)

Communication: Design & Innovation (CSUN)

Summer/Winter Programs to Graduate Students

Advanced Topics in Project Management (ULV)

Advanced Topics in Business Strategy (ULV)

Advanced Topics in Financial Decisions and Corporate Policy (ULV)

 

New York

Summer/Winter Programs to Undergraduate Students


Marketing and Value Management

Competitive Project Management

Corporate Financial Management

Strategic Thinking

Business English First Lessons

 *The Advanced Topics programs (ULV) are the only ones offered in September. All other programs are offered in January and in July every year.


All programs are composed by lectures, company visits and seminars. Also, for non-native English speakers, the universities offer a complimentary Business English module to be attended along with the program you choose above.


Ready to study abroad in USA?

It is a great opportunity to know United States of America, getting in touch with different economic powers of the world and opening up new academic and professional horizons for you. You may also visit our YouTube channel, to watch testimonials from our students in California and in New York.


How to apply for scholarships?

To apply for a scholarship, please contact my assistant, Ms. Amanda Ribeiro ( ) not later than 25th September, 2016. You will be given an application form and all detailed information regarding the programs structure.

Each scholarship opportunity depends on the availability of sufficient funding. If funding is not available, the scholarship will not be awarded.


Innovation Forum 2016 - Leaders Conference

We are pleased to announce the 3rd Innovation Forum 2016 - Leaders Conference,  to be held the 21st and 22nd September 2016 in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

This two-day meeting will focus on the hottest scientific topics from the full spectrum of academic disciplines (Engineering through to Biotech to Medtech/digital health to Clean Energy), with keynote lectures from leading R&D executives, investors and eminent academics. Over the 2 days we will welcome over 600+ global delegates from academia, government, industry and investment; 60+ speakers and our top 15 pitching start-ups.


Conference speakers include: 

  • Prof. Leszek Borysiewicz - Vice-Chancellor University of Cambridge

  • Professor Dr. Patrick Vallance, President, Pharmaceuticals R&D, GSK

  • Prof. Dr. Jörg F. Debatin, M.D., MBA - Vice President, Chief Technology and Medical Officer, GE Healthcare,

  • Markku Markkula - European Commission, President of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR)

  • Jordi Mata-Fink - Flagship Ventures (Boston)

  • Dr. Ann De Beuckelaer - Managing Director, BioMed X GmbH


For a complete schedule and to secure your tickets please visit the Innovation Forum website here.

For any further questions, please contact Helen Fox: or Ting Kwok: .


Youth Day: Dialogue of Generations

We would like to invite students to participate in Youth Day 2016 – one of the most remarkable event in the framework of St. Petersburg International Gas Forum. The event provides a great opportunity for students interested in a career in the gas or energy sectors to demonstrate their leadership skills by taking part in a competition.


The students will also have the chance to attend interactive workshops and network with leading figures from the industry.

The working language – English.


We invite master programme students (graduates of 2017) or bachelor programme student (graduates of 2016):

  • Up to 27 year old (incl.)

  • Fluent English (upper-intermediate or advanced level)

  • International experience: participation in study trip, internship or exchange programs would be an asset

  • Knowledge in the energy sector

Youth Day organizers provide the following for official participants:

  • Accommodation and food

  • Participant's fee

  • Cultural program

  • Visa support


Applications can be made on www.energyouthday.com. All applications must be submitted by 31st July 2016.


Invitation


Summer University for Security Studies, Kosovo

Deadline: 17th August 2016

Open to: students to apply are all students/candidates that need no visa to enter to the Republic of Kosovo

Venue: 20th to 25th August 2016, Pristina, Kosovo


More information

The accommodation, meals and lectures are going to be held at Kosovo Academy for Public Safety. In this Summer University we will present various levels of security, institutions, levels that must be understood by students and young scholars, and receive briefing by best experts and guest speakers on the topics, mentioned in agenda.

The word ‘security’ is highly present in media, politics and daily conversations. But what does it actually mean? What makes one feel secure? And, more importantly, how is security organized in order to improve it and what are effective ways to deal with (violent) conflicts? In other words, in what ways is security governed?

This one-week program will give students an in-depth look into the ways in which thinking and speaking about security have changed over time, and how stakeholders on various levels deal with conflicts and security, ranging from the international arena to the state and from private security companies to communities and individuals.


Topics that will be discussed include:

  • International security and new wars unconventional threats

  • Responsibility to protect, National security in a globalizing world

  • Private security companies

  • Gated communities, and citizens’ initiatives in war situations

  • Terrorism, international terrorist organization, how to defeat terrorist groups

  • International security organizations

  • Refugees crises


Culture program:

  • An exciting cultural program and tour around Kosovo including riding horses will take place in our agenda


Eligibility

Students with different academic backgrounds and a general interest in Security, Euro-Atlantic integration, International Relations, Diplomacy etc.. will benefit from each other in an intercultural and interdisciplinary learning process. Former classes consisted of regular students and practitioners such as civil servants, communication experts, young politicians and even parliamentary officials.


The course does not require special knowledge about security policies and institutions, European politics, law, history or culture, but participants should be interested in more than just their field of specialization. In class participation, especially in the discussions with experts, is essential for the course success and plays an important role in grading.

Costs

  • Tuition fee for Kosovo Students is 100 euro

  • Tuition fee for Western Balkan student is 110 euro

  • The tuition fee for non Western Balkan students is 180 euro

  • All costs regarding the bank transfer of the participation fee (Transfer fees) are to be covered by the applicant

  • Tuition (all lectures, workshops, discussions as mentioned in the program)

  • Culture and social events (as mentioned in the program)

  • Housing and 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Thanks to the generosity of KYATA and Partners, you will have the opportunity to have lower costs compared to other summer schools in the Balkan Peninsula and abroad. For very reasonable price you will get the highest academic standards and an exciting culture, social, and study visits program in Kosovo.


Application

All participants must send their CV and motivation letter to   by 17th August 2016, at 24:00.  


If you have any questions, write to: , call: +37745603619 or join Facebook event.


Call for papers: ADIBUM and ARONCAS Conferences at University Hradec Králové

University of Hradec Králové together with Malaysia Technical Scientist Association (MALTESAS) and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia will collaborate to organize 2016 Advancement on Informatics, Business and Management International Conference (ADIBUM) and 2016 Advanced Research on Circuits and Systems  International Conference (ARONCAS) in University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic from 20th to 22nd September, 2016, where visitors can enjoy a variety of activities and entertainment. The conference will be held over three days, with paper presentations from the international community of authors, including presentations from keynote speakers. 


ADIBUM and ARONCAS aims to be a premier venue for researchers and industry practitioners to share their new ideas, original research results and practical development experiences.


Clinton Global Initiative University

Clinton Global Initiative have officially launched the CGI U Innovation Fund Application. This new funding competition aims to source, support, and feature the most effective, high-impact college student entrepreneurs and innovators worldwide by providing critical, early-stage seed funding. Selected scholars will receive funding to advance projects that fit CGI’s Commitments to Action model and an invitation to attend CGI U 2017The Innovation Fund is open to any student 18 years of age or older currently enrolled in an institute of higher education (part-time or full-time status).


Application Logistics: Prospective applicants can submit their project ideas in an online pre-application. The deadline for pre-applications is 27th June 2016. Only pre-applicants whose projects best fit the selection criteria will be invited to submit a full application in July 2016.


About CGI U: Building on the successful model of the Clinton Global Initiative, which brings together world leaders to take action on global challenges, President Bill Clinton launched the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) in 2007 to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. Each year, CGI U hosts a meeting where students, university representatives, topic experts, and celebrities come together to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges. But CGI U is more than just a meeting- it is a growing community of young leaders who don't just discuss global challenges but they take real, concrete steps toward solving them. Throughout the year, and as a prerequisite of attending the CGI U meeting, students develop their own Commitments to Action: new, specific, and measurable initiatives that address pressing challenges on campus, in local communities, or around the world.


Informational webinars will be open to students and administrators at anymeeting.com/cgiu1 (please note: link will not be active until the webinar begins). These webinars will be held on:

  • Wednesday, 8th June: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)

  • Monday, 13th June: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)

  • Friday, 24th June: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM (EST)

  • Monday, 27th June: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)

Summer School: "High Technology Management"

The Economics and Management Faculty of Samara State Aerospace University (SSAU) invites students to Second Summer School "High Technology Management (HTM)" from 25th till 31st July 2016.

Application deadline: 3rd June

Where: Samara, Russia


Find more information about the programme and submitting an application, please see the booklet or summer school webpage.


Kappa Phi’s 1st International Communication Conference “Communication between Domination and Emancipation”

Banja Luka College of Communications Kappa Phi is pleased to invite you to its First International Communication Conference “Communication between Domination and Emancipation.” The conference will be held in Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina), from 24th to 26th June 2016.

Find more information here.


Introductory Workshop on Neuromarketing and Human Behaviour Research

Get an introduction to Neuromarketing and Consumer Neuroscience tools and methods.


This introductory workshop will help participants to understand what does neuromarketing and consumer neuroscience mean, how can agencies, marketing professionals use its tools and methods. Brand memory is a really crucial component in how we receive brands but also how they imbue value and effect the way in which we perceive and enjoy products, services. Consumer Neuroscience and Neuromarketing has the potential to understand the unconscious drivers of choice.


WHEN: 10th June 2016, 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

WHERE: Impact Hub Praha

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If you would like to attend the workshop, please use code IMPACTPRAHA at check out and you will receive €5 discount from the price of the ticket (normal price: 22 EUR).


Academia Aestiva Internationalis Summer School

The Faculty of Social Sciences (University of Ljubljana) in partnership with the United Nations Association of Slovenia has launched the Academia Aestiva Internationalis Summer School, entitled “Refugees and ‘refugees’: Challenge for the World, not (just) for Europe”. The summer school will be attended by young activists aged between 18 and 30 years. The conference will be organized in Ljubljana between 27th June and 1st July 2016. 

The conference will address current global issues concerning migrations. It will present lessons learnt from the European refugee crisis, and reflect on the ‘management’ of the crisis, from both regional and global perspective. The summer school will focus on historical, cultural, legal, political, and sociological aspects of the so-called ‘refugee problem’. Interactive lectures, workshops anddebates will be carried out by professionals and experts with references and expertise in related field of work. 


There is no participation fee. The organizers will provide coffee breaks and free transportation around Ljubljana. Unfortunately there are no scholarships for travelling expenses or accommodation available.

Young volunteers and activists are invited to apply. Deadline for application is 5th June 2016. The number of participants is limited; applicants will be notified about the selection by 10th June 2016.

You can find more information on the official website.


Sciences Po Lille Summer School

Do you want to visit the European Institutions and study at the same time this summer? Sciences Po Lille Summer School 2016 consists of intensive short-term programme around the theme “The EU’s Challenges in a Context of Crisis”.

Deadline for Applications (extended): Monday 30th May 2016

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European Academy of Diplomacy

School of Fundamental Diplomatic Skills

The School of Fundamental Diplomatic Skills (SFDS) provides the participants with limited experience with sound basic knowledge expertise and set of soft skills, including introduction to public speaking, bilateral negotiations, fundamentals of leadership and savoir – vivre and diplomatic protocol and etiquette. In addition SFDS provides the participants with networking opportunities with professionals and peers from the international community.

Application deadline: 24th June 2016

Recruitment results: 30th June 2016

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Social Media Workshop

The Social Media Workshop (SMW) is an intensive two-day program designed to improve professional capabilities to develop and implement successful social media campaigns. Through a balanced series of discussions and workshops, it provides master level insight and knowledge necessary to develop strategies and tactics to enhance the ability to efficiently communicate and influence the public opinions using social media outlets. The forum will provide a platform for interaction and knowledge sharing and allow the participants to exchange experiences and effectively implement the skills acquired during the training and to evaluate and correct implemented social media strategies. The program was designed with journalists, PR professionals, press attachés, public administration representatives and NGO employees in mind.

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School of Advanced Diplomatic Skills

The School of Advanced Diplomatic Skills (SADS) is designed for young and mid-career professionals from the international business, diplomatic and third sector. SADS builds on previously acquired soft skills and presents an expanded set of topics that are designed to further prepare participants for the challenges and rigors of diplomacy, international business and working in multinational organizations in the 21st century.

Application deadline: 30th June 2016

Recruitment results: 4th July 2016

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Summer School on Energy Security

The Department of International Relations and European Studies, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University together with their partners announce the summer school on energy security titled "The Energy Policy of the EU and Its Position in Global Energy Environment".


The fifth year of this summer school, which already earned an excellent international reputation, takes place in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Telč and will be dealing with highly topical issue of energy policy of the European Union and EU position in the global energy environment.


The summer school will be held from 13th to 21st August, 2016 and will host various foreign and Czech energy security experts. Among the lecturers there are James Henderson (Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, UK), Vaclav Bartuska (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic), Petr Zavodsky (Director, Nuclear Power Plant Construction Department of the Czech company CEZ, a.s.), Michael Kranhold (German Transmission System Operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH), Aleksandra Lis (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland), and many others.


The summer school will last seven full working days, each dedicated to a specific topic within the issue. The core of the programme comprises of issue-related lectures and practice-oriented workshops focusing on EU energy policy making and implementation, relations with major energy producers, global trends in energy production and consumption, etc. The programme also includes two day-long field trips.


1) A day-long extended field trip to the Temelín Nuclear Power Plant within which students will have a chance to visit the power plant premises, a simulator of the reactor control room, engine room of the production unit and attend a lecture of Mr. Petr Zavodsky, director of the Nuclear Power Plant Construction Department of the company CEZ, a.s., owner of the power plant.

2) A day-long field trip to E.ON´s Vranov nad Dyjí Hydro Power Plant with guided tour through the facility, electric cars presentation, and trip on electric bikes around the National Park Podyjí.


Students can earn 4 ECTS credits if all the requirements are fulfilled. The deadline for applications is 31st May, 2016.

For more information, please visit www.summer-school.cz or Facebook.


Lecture: "Eye-tracking: Where and why is it useful"

The student club Click-it would like to invite you to the lecture about eye-tracking. Are you wondering where and why is it useful? Come and find out!


WHEN: 11th April 2016 from 7:00 PM

WHERE: Blue Lecture Hall, UK building (Celetná street 20, Prague 1)


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Conference: Foreign Language Teaching and Testing Methods

Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies would like to invite all to the International Conference "Foreign Language Teaching and Testing Methods", held from 21st to 22nd June 2016 in Poděbrady.

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ISRC: Fourth International Student Research Conference + Call for Papers

When: 13th - 14th May 2016 (abstract submission deadline forv posters and presentations: 8th May 2016)

Where: House of National Minorities, (Vocelova street 602/3, Prague 2)

Organisers: University of New York in Prague together with Empire State College, NY

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Conference: Citizens and Their Expectations from the EU: a Need for Recalibration?

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy in cooperation with Institut Français des relations internationales (IFRI), invites you to the international conference: Citizens and their expectations from the EU: a need for recalibration?

International conference willl be held under the auspices of the President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic Jan Hamáček and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek. Conference will be held in English and simultaneously interpreted into Czech.


WHEN: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Wednesday, 16th March 2016


WHEN: Large Hall, Czernin Palace, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic (Loretánské náměstí 5, Prague)


Please register here, or contact the organizers via .

Detailed programme available here.


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Lecture: ASEAN Community – Your Opportunities in Asia

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Mr. Martin Tlapa and Ambassador of Thailand to the Czech Republic Mr. Narong Sasitorn cordially invite you to the special talk “ASEAN Community – Your Opportunities in Asia” given by Dr. Surin Pitsuwan (Former Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand and Professor Emeritus at Thammasat University) on Wednesday 30th March 2016 at 10:00 AM at The Great Hall, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic (Loretánské nám. 5, Prague 1).

The special talk will be held in English.

Please register here: https://e.mzv.cz/aplikace/extranet/registrace.nsf/formMain.xsp?rpid1=25901579 


Invitation: European Students For Liberty Conference

11th to 13th March 2016 at Faculty of Law, Charles University

The conference will be dedicated to the ideas of liberty and to the discussion about the society from the perspective of economics, philosophy, business, technology or law. The theme of the conference will be “Students we should remember”.

Register here