Seggau/Leibnitz, Austria

Radical Definitions: State-Society-Religion

when 2 July 2017 - 15 July 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 1500

Students will deal with the relevance and effect on global affairs of Europe/EU (emphasis on South Eastern Europe) and beyond by attending the offered morning and evening lectures, panel discussions, and participating in one of the following modules in the afternoon:

1. Politics &and Law
2. Media, Society, and Culture
3. Economics and Ethics
4. Narratives of State, Society, and Religion
5. Aging, Communication, and Technology

Course leader

The University of Graz in cooperation with the Commission of the Bishops‘ Conferences of the European Community (COMECE)
and the Diocese Graz-Seckau. The Office of International Relations of the University of Graz acts as the coordinating unit. Prof. Rob

Target group

The Graz International Summer School Seggau is designed for internationally oriented, highly motivated students from all disciplines, who wish to deepen their understanding of current European and International affairs by studying and discussing global
developments and challenges in terms of radical definitions reflecting aspects of individual, social, political, religious, cultural, literary, regional, economic, cohort and national identities.

Course aim

- improve skills in public speaking, academic writing, and critical thinking - discussion and networking possibilities with international lecturers and students - Interdisciplinary cooperation of teachers and students on the cultural, intellectual and historical dimensions of current European and international affairs in view of their positioning in a globalized world.

Credits info

6 EC
6 ECTS Credits
(for participation and seminar paper)

Fee info

EUR 1500: The total student participation fee of 1500 Euro covers the course costs, tuition and room & board for the entire two weeks. Scholarships are available, and will be awarded upon application. Travel arrangements have to be made and paid for individually.
EUR 0: Information on various scholarships can be found on our webiste


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