Summer Leadership Academy, Hungary

Deadline: 10 June, 2013
Open to: University students and recent graduates, striving to be future leaders in Hungary and in Central and Eastern Europe
Venue: 7-11 August 2013 at Bercel Kastély in Nógrád County, Hungary


CSS will host the second Summer Leadership Academy on August 7-11 at Bercel Kastély in Nógrád County, Hungary. Over the course of five days and four nights, selected participants will gain an invaluable theoretical grounding in philosophy, economics, politics, and law, while also refining practical skills in workshops and simulations.

The Academy is designed for young leaders and thinkers who are committed to strengthening their own understanding of the free and prosperous society. The Academy promises to be the new incubator of future leaders in Hungary and in Central and Eastern Europe who are committed to promoting the ideas of responsible liberty and equipped with the skills necessary to implement them.


The Academy is open to University students and recent graduates, striving to be future leaders in Hungary and in Central and Eastern Europe.

Selection criteria

The CSS admissions committee will assess the following aspects in making its decision:

    1. Age and station: college/university students, recent graduates, and young professionals
    2. Likelihood of contributing to local society in the future
    3. Demonstrated leadership potential (volunteerism, civic engagement)
    4. Presentation and communication skills
    5. Academic achievement
    6. Commitment to attend the entire conference and complete the required readings


All expenses, including room, board, study materials and use of the castle’s facilities are complimentary. Participants will only be responsible for transportation and travel expenses to and from the Academy.


Complete your application by June 10:

1. Fill out the application form here

2.  Submit the following materials to

  • English language C.V. (with GPA for the previous 2 semesters/academic terms)
  • Personal Written Statement in English (max 700 words)
  • One (1) Letter of Recommendation or two (2) References (with relevant contact information)

Prospective participants will be contacted for an interview.

For further details please visit the official website.

7 thoughts on “Summer Leadership Academy, Hungary

    1. Dear Nadja,

      Montenegro is counted in the region of Central and Eastern Europe, thus probably you have the right to participate. You can also double check with the organizers regarding this matter.

      Best regards,
      Mladiinfo team

    1. Dear Hersh,

      Unfortunately, this call is opened only to university students and recent graduates coming from Hungary and in Central and Eastern Europe.

      Best regards,
      Mladiinfo team

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