Summer School on European Integration

19th August – 4th September 2010, Alpbach, Austria

Open to: students and recent graduates up to 30 years

Summer school on European Integration is a three-week event organised with European Forum Alpbach. The summer school offers an opportunity to enter into discussion with renowned personalities. In a unique atmosphere, speakers from a wide variety of disciplines will discuss burning issues of our times with the participants. The general topic of the European Forum Alpbach 2010 is “Construction and reality”.

To enable young people to share in this experience, the European Forum Alpbach Non-Profit Foundation under Private Law, supported by many sponsors, makes scholarships available for students and recent graduates.

Applicants must either have a degree from a university or a specialised institution of higher learning or be close to completion of their studies (preferably in law, economics, social or political sciences).

Scholarship value
Usually the scholarships cover the tuition fees only. For applicants from Southeastern, Central and Eastern Europe a contribution to the accommodation costs and in exceptional cases a daily allowance can be included as well.
Travel costs have to be borne by the participants.

Application procedure
All interested applicants need to submit following documents:
1. Scholarship Application Form
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Certificates and Transcripts
4. Letter of Motivation
The essential features to be included in the letter of motivation are:
a) A critical examination of your ideas and perspectives concerning the European integration process and of the fundamental ideas
of the European Forum Alpbach;
b) A comment on your personal thoughts and ideas about the topics of the current programme.
5. Two Letters of recommendation (of relevant academic teachers are needed)
6. Proof of thorough knowledge of either German or English

The applicants need to submit the application and all documents in duplicate by 16th April, 2010 by regular mail to the office of the European Forum Alpbach:

European Forum Alpbach
Non-Profit Foundation under Private Law
Invalidenstrasse 5/7
1030 Vienna

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