Ulm/Neu-Ulm, Germany

Cities in the Danube Region

when 24 September 2017 - 29 September 2017
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC

The Danube Summer School (DSS) is an annual short term study program for postgraduate students and young professionals, who learn and discuss about facts, challenges and projects of the Danube Region. It is organised by the European Danube Academy in cooperation with several Universities of the Danube Region and takes place in Ulm and Neu-Ulm. About 25 participants meet over one week to discuss with academics and decision makers what happens in the Danube region and how to shape it for the better.

Course leader

The European Danube Academy is an institute that aims to promote Danube region wide exchange in politics, academia, culture and business. It has been founded in 2008 in Ulm and since then it has become one of the major Danube platforms for the presentatio

Target group

The requirements to the program are:

Strong interest in the Danube Region’s politics, economy, culture and history.
Between 20 and 30 years old
Postgraduate student, student in the last years of the undergraduate studies or recent graduate
Fluent in English

Course aim

This year’s summer school will be the second Danube Summer School in Ulm/Neu Ulm, Germany. We are currently laying out the program. Similar to last year will be the venues (Vöhlin Castle, City Hall Ulm) and the structure and the time (late September, beginning of October). We will however include more international lecturers and high level political decision makers from the Danube Region. It will be open for applicants from all over the Danube Region

Credits info

3 EC
The DSS17 will be organised in cooperation with
- the Ludwig-Uhland-Institut für Empirische Kulturwissenschaft of the University of Tübingen (DE)
- the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad (RS)
- the Danube Area Research Centre (RS)
- the Andrassy University Budapest (HU)
- the University of Applied Sciences Neu-Ulm (DE)

Fee info

EUR 0: For non-german participants, the European Danube Academy will cover the accommodation and catering during the Summer School.
EUR 0: Travel costs cannot be reimbursed.