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Apel inchis: Global Entrepreneurship Summer School, Germany [DL: 30 aprilie]

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summer_schoolDeadline:  April 30, 2013 (for Early Bird applications) and May 31, 2013 (regular deadline)
Open to: MBA and PhD students enrolled in any university at any time during 2013
Venue: Munich, Germany from Sep 17 to Sep 27 2013

About The Global Entrepreneurship Summer School in Munich

Don’t miss the chance to be part of the most exciting Summer School around the Globe. Apply now and meet leading Entrepreneurial Talents from around the World for more than one week in Germany! This is not just a conventional Summer School.

The vision of the Global Entrepreneurship Summer School is based on the claim „Billion Dollar Projects to Foster Societal Change“The organizers want to encourage and connect outstanding students from all over the world to challenge society’s problems by entrepreneurial means. Organizers want the students to think big and contribute to sustainable change in the dimension of billion. The Global Entrepreneurship Summer School is a collaborative project of the four leading university-based Entrepreneurship Centers in Munich – that’s why organizers believe in the power of entrepreneurial thinking for a better und sustainable future.

During the Summer School the student teams develop ideas that have both a sustainable impact for society and a self-sustaining, profitable business model. The students learn about entrepreneurship, develop their own sustainable business ideas and build a long-lasting network of international excellent and entrepreneurial students. The Global Entrepreneurship Summer Schools fosters the important role of education, entrepreneurship and networking for a sustainable development. You can have more insight in the curriculum HERE!

Who can Apply?

Applicants have to be enrolled in any university at any time during 2013 and have to be between 18 – 27 years old. Example: If you are enrolled only until February 2013 you can apply even if you won’t be enrolled in September 2013.”Enrolled” applies in our definition also to MBA or PhD students.

Costs & Scholarships

Participants will be provided for free accommodation from Sep 17 until Sep 27
 either in the guesthouse of the LMU or at other places such as apartments of other participants from Munich.

Food & Travel in Munich
Participants will be provided for free some exclusive dinners as well as many snacks and coffee during the whole week. Travel expenses for the public transport in Munich throughout the whole week will be covered as well.

Global Scholarships
International students who are invited to Munich will automatically receive a travel scholarship. The Global Entrepreneurship Summer School will contribute 50% of your total travel costs (mostly flight tickets) up to a cap of € 500,-. Just to remind you, accommodation, travel during your stay and lots of food during the week is also included!

There is a small tuition fee of € 79,- for early bird applicants and € 119,- for regular applicants per selected participant.

If you are a student from Germany and you can provide accommodation to an international participant you won’t have to pay a tuition fee – no matter when you apply.

How to Apply?

This year 35 outstanding students will be accepted from around the world who will get an invitation to Munich. In addition 15 virtual participants will be accepted. All applications will go through a very strict, but fair selection process. The deadline for Early Bird applications will be April 30, 2013. The regular deadline will be May 31, 2013 (GMT -12). We will inform everybody at the latest during the last week of June about their application status.

Please apply HERE with your CV and motivational letter (max. around 200 words) as PDF attachments 
If you have any questions please check first the FAQ Page and if you still have questions please send a mail to info@globalsummerschool.org.

For more information please visit the official website!


Apel inchis: Summer Courses in Lithuanian Language and Culture [DL: 1 aprilie]

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summer coursesDeadline: 1 April 2013
Open to: students, lecturers and researchers of higher education and research institutions
Venue: July – August 2013, Lithuania


Education Exchanges Support Foundation takes pleasure in offering Scholarships for the Lithuanian language and culture summer courses. The opportunity is opened to lecturers and researchers of higher education and research institutions.


  • 40 grants are offered for the candidates from the following countries: Armenia, Austria, Bulgaria, Belarus, Croatia, Finland, Greece, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Montenegro, Mongolia, Romania, Russia, Philippines, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, United States of America, United Kingdom and Uzbekistan (check III type of scholarships at the official website) 
  •  5 scholarships overall are offered for candidates from the countries not mentioned above (check IV type of scholarship at the official website)
  • The candidate has to be a student (not in the final year), lecturer or researcher of a foreign higher education or research institution.
  • Lithuanian state scholarships cannot be coupled with other grants or scholarships.


  • Cycle (Bachelor), 2nd cycle (Master) and 3rd cycle (Doctorate) students approved for the Lithuanian language and culture summer courses will receive a monthly stipend of 1.950 Lt (approx. 565 EUR);
  • Researchers and lecturers approved for the Lithuanian language and culture summer courses will receive a monthly stipend of 3.250 Lt (approx. 941 EUR).
  • Stipend is intended to cover scholarship holder’s expenses only. Additional amounts for accompanying partners or family are not provided.
  • Tuition fee for the studies or for Lithuanian language and culture summer courses will be paid on scholarship holder’s behalf by the host country. The maximum amount of the tuition fee will be determined by the normative costs that are approved by the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania.
  • Any other fees such as student union fee, library membership fee, etc. shall be paid by scholarship holder.
  • Accommodation costs shall be covered by the scholarship holder. Upon request, the host institution provides the scholarship holder with a place in a dormitory or a university guesthouse. Requests for accommodation in the international student dormitories must be submitted well in advance before arrival. Alternatively, foreign students and researchers may consider renting an apartment privately. Assistance with this is available from International Relations Office staff of the relevant higher education and research institution.


List of documents to be submitted (in the order given). Please do not put each individual document into plastic sheets or binders:

  • Printed and signed online application form
  • Official letter from the candidate’s higher education and research institution approving the status of a student, lecturer or researcher. (NB1. For students the letter must contain information on applicants current cycle of studies (1st, 2nd or 3rd cycle), year of studies and expected date of graduation.)
  • Transcript of academic records of the last two semesters issued by applicant’s present higher education and research institution.
  • Certified copy of obtained higher education diploma or diplomas.
  • Two recommendation letters from home higher education and research institution (written within past six months).
  • Copy of certificate of proficiency in English or Lithuanian (or another language acceptable for the host institution). (NB3. TOEFL, IELTS, CPE or other widely recognized exams of English proficiency are acceptable. If the candidate does not hold any of those certificates, then a signed letter confirming the proficiency in the language from the home university’s professor of English or Lithuanian is also acceptable).
  • Copy of the valid identity document.

The deadline for applications is 1 April 2013. 


Education Exchanges Support Foundation
Geležinio Vilko str. 12, LT-01112 Vilnius
Phone: (+370~5) 249 8189, fax: (+370~5) 249 7137
E-mail: state.scholarships@smpf.lt

The Official Website


Apel inchis: Visegrad Summer School 30 June-13 July in Cracow, Poland [DL: 31 martie]

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summer_schoolDeadline: 31 March, 2013
Open to: students, graduates, PhD researchers, young professionals from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Romania, Ukraine and other eligible countries
Venue: Cracow, Poland, 30 June to 13 July 2013


The Visegrad Summer School is educational programme which provides an interdisciplinary learning space for young Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak students, and for their peers from other Central and Eastern European countries. The project aims to deepen knowledge on regional and global challenges, eliminate mutual stereotypes and build ties and friendly relations. Previous editions of the School were attended by over 500 people from: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, France, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Germany, Russia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Ukraine.


Eligible participants should:

  • be students, graduates, PhD researchers, young professionals .
  • come from the eligible countries:  Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia
  • be active, open-minded and creative people.
  • The working language of the School is English, so good communication skills in English are essential

Students from non-eligible countries can apply providing they will cover the participation fee of 390 euro as well as individual insurance and travel costs to/from/in Cracow.


the organizers provide

  • educational programme and materials
  • special events
  • accommodation and board

participants cover

  • travel costs to/from/in Cracow
  • insurance
  • registration fee of 75 Euro

How to apply

Each candidate should register and provide an on-line application form.

Deadline for submitting on-line applications: 31 March 2013. No hard copies required.

Accepted participants will be informed by 30 April 2013.


The Czech Republic: Vít Dostál vit.dostal@amo.cz
Hungary: Patricia Pászt, Eszter Neuberger info@hungary.art.pl
Slovakia: Ivana Raposova ivana.raposova@gmail.com
Ukraine: Olga Maksymenko olga.maksymenko@gmail.com
Poland and others: Anna Kowalska, project coordinator ania@villa.org.pl

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Balkan Summer School on Religion & Public Life, Plovdiv, Bulgaria (DL: 11 martie 2013)

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summer_schoolDeadline: 11 March 2013
Open to: agents of change from universities, clergy, media, NGO sector leaders and activists.
Venue: Paissiy Hilendarski University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria; 10-24 August 2013


From 10 to 24 August 2013, the Paissiy Hilendarski University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, is hosting the Balkan Summer School on Religion and Public Life (BSSRPL) on the theme “Syncretic Societies – Bridging Traditions and Modernity?” The organizers proceed from the idea that religion and  religious identities are central for the life of both individuals and society, and that our religious communities are often those to which we devote our greatest loyalties. In our diverse but increasingly interconnected world, we need to find ways to live together in a world populated by people with very different political ideas, moral beliefs and communal loyalties.


The Balkan Summer School in Religion and Public Life 2013 is paying all the travel and accommodation costs for its participants as long as they are from EU. If you are not an EU resident and there is no way you can get an institution or other party to pay for your travel and stay in Bulgaria, they will cover all your expenses once you contact the organizers at  fif@uni-plovdiv.bg.


The goal of the Summer School is to provide a laboratory for the practical pedagogy of tolerance and living with difference in a global society.  Its focus is on religion as a basic identification marker of the individual and society, and its aim is to produce new practices and understandings for living together in a world populated by “differences”.

The Balkan Summer School takes up this very real challenge and tries to critically define differences, especially communal and religious differences between people as the starting point of a publicly shared life. Its basic aim is to help participants realize their prejudices and question their taken-for-granted assumptions of the other through the construction of a safe social space of exploration and interaction that includes an innovative mixture of academic teaching, experiential field experience (practicums) and affective engagement with the challenges of “living together differently”.

For centuries, if not millennia, the Balkans have been characterized by a diverse and complex mixture of religions, nations and ethnicities; of orthodoxies and heterodoxies, normative and subaltern beliefs, practices and ways of life. Not surprisingly, it has also been a cauldron of different forms of religious syncretism, with fractal boundaries between communities and a strong “lived” or practical tolerance of shared practices (rather than of homogenous beliefs). As in many other global spaces, this culture came under the assault of modern ideological agendas (nationalism, communism, fascism, liberal-secularism, etc.) with serious consequences for the practices of shared life that had characterized more traditional communal life-worlds.

The 2013 summer school will explore the issue of religious syncretism (in the Balkans and elsewhere), as a unique form of accommodating difference (in law, community organization, religious practice, family obligations, definitions of gender, etc.). Inquiry into religious syncretism as lived practice in the area of the Rhodope Mountains and the Thracian plain around the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv will thus serve as the sharp lens of our inquiry. Ultimately, however the conference shall be  focusing on the experience of our own boundaries, preconceptions, lived practices, prejudices and preconceptions – to better appreciate how to live with difference rather than deny, trivialize or abrogate it.


The target groups of the Balkan Summer School are the so called “secondary elites” and “agents of change” – from universities, clergy, media, NGO sector leaders and activists.

Drawing on over 10 years experience of the International Summer School on Religion and Public Life the BSSRPL seeks to bring together some 30 fellows from different walks of life and different religious and confessional communities, (as well as those who define themselves as members of no such communities and have no religious identities) to explore these themes together, in conditions of mutual respect and recognition. They look forward to an enriching mix of post-graduate students, professors, NGO leaders, journalists, religious leaders, policy analysts, and teachers from the area of the Balkans, Europe and beyond to join them.


The application for the first Balkan Summer School on Religion and Public Life is due by 11 March 2013. All applications should be sent electronically as a Word document to  fif@uni-plovdiv.bg. All queries and questions can be sent to the same address. You should include:

I. Applicant Details

  • Surname (family name)
  • Forename (personal name)
  • Nationality
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth
  • Home Address
  • Current Address
  • Electronic Mail Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Educational Background
  • Areas of Specialization
  • Language Skills
  • Institutional Affiliation and Address
  • Names and Email Addresses of Two References

II. Short Essay

The essay should not exceed five pages, double-spaced type, and should address the following question: Explain the role and importance of difference within your community and how you think participation in the Balkan Summer School on Religion and Public Life will help you in engaging with these issues.

III. Curriculum Vitae

Note on Telephone Interview: Applicants may be contacted by telephone as a means to test their fluency in the English language. Fellows who fail to provide a telephone number will not be taken into consideration.

For more information, consult the BSSRPL blog HERE and the official call for applications HERE.

Read more: http://www.mladiinfo.com/2013/02/18/balkan-summer-school-on-religion-public-life/#ixzz2LOQ8KxbE