Masaryk university and Centre for International Cooperation

Summer Schools

 

Central Europe - A Birthplace of Modernity

Central Europe - A Birthplace of Modernity This course offers a complex take on the historical, cultural, and political developments taking place in Central Europe at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, which had a significant impact on European (intellectual) history and culture in the decades to come.
Culture 2 July - 21 July 2017
3 weeks
€ 1700 - € 1000
housing and trips included
Advanced Bachelor
6 ECTS

Business in Europe: Strategy in the European Context

Business in Europe: Strategy in the European Context The course will introduce and apply strategic management concepts and frameworks to investigate how organizations leverage their position to succeed in Europe and beyond.
Business May - June 2017 (TBC)
5 weeks
5922 CAD / approx. € 4000
housing and trips included
Bachelor
10 ECTS

World in Transition and Central European Transformation: Lessons Learnt

The City in Central Europe: Imperial Pasts, Imperial Aspirations The program provides a broad understanding of state transformation issues in general and from the practical experience of the Czech Republic and its Central European neighbours draws knowledge for potential use in other countries around the world which are undergoing their own transformation/transition process.
Social Sciences 18 June - 9 July 2017
3 weeks
€ 1700 - € 1000
housing and trips included
Bachelor
8 ECTS

International Relations and Threats to Global Security

The City in Central Europe: Imperial Pasts, Imperial Aspirations The programme is ideally located for students to be able to gain a regional perspective on both the historical and modern aspects as well as military and non-military security threats to international security.
Social Sciences 2 – 23 July 2017 (TBC)
3 weeks
€ 2050 - € 1200
housing and trips included
Bachelor
8 ECTS

The Challenge of Diversity: The Jewish Experience in Central Europe and Israel

This five week course will trace the 1000-year historical trajectory of European Jewry in Central and Eastern Europe – core being the current Czech Republic (Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia), but reaching out across the former Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Social Sciences 4 June – 7 July 2017
5 weeks

Summer Lab Research Interships at Masaryk University

MU has managed to build impressive research facilities in the last decade and has profiled itself as one of the strongest research instituions in Central Europe. Drawing on these achievements and also enhancing its dynamic place, it opens up its research facilites to undergraduate or graduate foreign students for an intensive summer research internship. Incoming students will be required to work at least 120 hours (8 hours a day, 4 days a week, 4 weeks in total) on a specific project assigned and supervised by local faculty members.
Science 4 June – 9 July 2017 (TBC)
4-5 weeks

Theodor Herzl Joint Summer Seminar

The City in Central Europe: Imperial Pasts, Imperial Aspirations The program is designed for Doctorate students from Israel and Central Europe to share their research findings (and setbacks) and discuss the academic and social legacies of Theodor Herzl and Tomáš Masaryk
Social Sciences 9 July - 13 July 2017 (TBC)
1 week
Free
the grant covers everything, incl. airfare
Doctorate
N/A ECTS

Energy Security Summer School

The City in Central Europe: Imperial Pasts, Imperial Aspirations This years’ topic is Energy Infrastructure and Policy Repercussions. The summer school is open to undergraduate and graduate students of International Relations, Political Science, and European studies, as well as students from technical and economic fields. It is also open to employees of energy sector related companies.
Social Sciences July 29 - August 5 2017 17 000 CZK / approx. € 630 4 ECTS

Politics and Aesthetics of the Common: cultural performances and public sphere

The proposed international interdisciplinary workshop is organized by the Department of Theatre Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in partnership with the Palacký University in Olomouc and the University of Warsaw.
The workshop is focused on relations between cultural performative actions and rituals and the public sphere. Methods from theatre and performance studies, cultural studies and anthropology are taken as a starting point for interdisciplinary exploration of the topic.
Three mixed Czech and Polish working groups will spend three days of intensive collaboration to share knowledge on a) anthropology of protest movements and it’s the theatricality, b) ethnographic field work and participatory communal activities, and on c) aesthetical (theatrical) framing of social conflicts. All three themes will be introduced by a keynote from an expert and reflected in final general discussion. More information and applications at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Social Sciences 31 August – 3 September 2017

13th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2017

The week-long course offers participants from around the globe intensive theoretical and practical training on sampling and analytical techniques related to POPs, assessment of toxicity including human and ecotoxicological risks, data handling and analysis, as well as environmental databases. The study plan includes a field trip to the Kosetice observatory, the background monitoring station of the European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme.
Science June 26 - June 30 2017
1 week
15 500 - 14 000 CZK / € 580 - 520 8 ECTS

Academic Skills in English Summer School

The City in Central Europe: Imperial Pasts, Imperial Aspirations It offers training to professionals who are in search of ways of improving their English proficiency, and who would like to gain more insight into English as a medium of instruction.
Language 10 July - 14 July 2017
1 week
4700 CZK / 175 EUR / person Teachers, Lecturers
4 ECTS

Slavonic (Czech) Studies

The City in Central Europe: Imperial Pasts, Imperial Aspirations Summer School of Slavonic Studies is a monthly intensive Czech language course. Students can also attend seminars on linguistics and literature and on Czech culture. The evenings are reserved for presentations of the Czech films. The programme also includes whole-day excursions to places of historical interest in Moravian region and other cultural programme.
Language 15 July - 12 August 2017
4 weeks
34000 CZK / approx. € 1300
housing and trips included
Bachelor - Doctorate
N/A ECTS

English for University Studies Summer School

The City in Central Europe: Imperial Pasts, Imperial Aspirations Program designed for pre-university and university students who need to improve their English language skills in order to meet their university language requirements. The aim of the summer school is to develop basic academic and study skills in English to at least the level considered to be sufficient for university studies.
Language 31 July - 25 August 2017
1-4 weeks
3 600 CZK / 135 EUR / person / week Bachelor - Doctorate
2 ECTS per week

Study Skills in English Intensive Week

Program designed for pre-university and university students who need to improve their English language before the first semester begins. The intensive week focuses on developing abilities to read, write, listen, speak and present in academic context. It is taught by highly qualified and experienced Masaryk University and international teaching staff.
Language 11 - 15 September 2017
1 week
135 EUR / person Bachelor - Master
4 ECTS

Autumn School of Legal Writing

The City in Central Europe: Imperial Pasts, Imperial Aspirations The Faculty of Law, Masaryk University, in collaboration with the European Academy of Legal Theory, University of Vienna and the John Marshall Law School of Chicago will hold its 6th Autumn School of Legal Writing.
Law October 2017 (exact dates TBA)

International Law and Human Rights (Winter school)

The City in Central Europe: Imperial Pasts, Imperial Aspirations Over 3 intensive weeks, students attend classes on a range of subjects including European Union Law, Human Rights and Constitutional Law, as well as visit places such as the Ombudsman’s office, the Constitutional Court in Brno.
Law & Economics 8 January - 28 January 2016
3 weeks
€ 2050 Bachelor
8 ECTS

Rokštejn Castle Archaelogical Summer School

The programme is focused on archaeological excavation of a medieval ruin of Rokštejn Castle (13th – 15th century) in the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands. Students will have the opportunity to get their hands on all of the aspects of the excavation process – from digging to documenting (drawing, photo documentation, total station, etc), from sieving and sampling to analyzing the material excavated (interpretation, flotation, cataloguing and so on). Students will learn about the complexity of archaeological excavation of a medieval castle.
Archeology 10 July – 28 July 2017 150 EUR/week (housing and meals included)
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