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Prague Summer Schools, Center for Public Policy (Centrum pro veřejnou politiku – CPVP), Application Deadline April 29

The Prague’s Centre for Public Policy (Centrum pro verejnou politiku – CPVP) is pleased to announce the forthcoming Prague Summer Schools 2011 on the following topics:

  1. European Summer Institute on the Future of Europe: Lobbying in Brussels
  2. Summer School on Crime, Law and Psychology
  3. Summer School on Cultural Dimensions of Politics in Europe
  4. Summer School on „China: a World Superpower – Myth or Reality?“

Where? Summer Schools will take place in Prague, Czech Republic

When? July 2-9, 2011

Why? The Prague Summer Schools are delivered as seven-day academic programs designed to bring together undergraduate and graduate students of various nationalities and academic backgrounds to enjoy their summer holidays in the unique academic and cultural environment.

We invite you to visit our new website to discover the details about the upcoming events. The website contains a brief description about each program, admission deadlines and on-line application. It will also direct you to the separate website of the summer school of your interest for the detailed information on academic content, guidelines to application process, practicalities, photos and alumni feedback.

We also suggest students to submit their applications to Prague Summer Schools by Early Bird Application Deadline of April 29, 2011. The Final Deadline is May 13, 2011.

Should you have any questions regarding the Prague Summer Schools or application process, please do not hesitate to contact us at:

Prague Summer Schools
Center for Public Policy
Vyjezdova 510
190 11   Prague 9
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 737 679 605

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Scholarship for a Summer Expedition to Rostov, American Friends of Russian Folklore, Deadline March 1

American Friends of Russian Folklore is now accepting applications for a scholarship to join next summer’s folklore expedition to the Don Cossack town of Belaya Kalitva, Rostov province, Russia. The location is famous as the site of the battle between the Russian and Polovtsy recorded in the twelfth-century epic “The Tale of Igor’s Campaign” (Слово о полку Игореве). Dates of the expedition are July 20-31, 2011. The scholarship is open to any US citizen, 18 or over, with an interest in Russian folklore. Russian-language skills are helpful but not required. Deadline for applications is March 1. Details, application form, and information about other upcoming expeditions is available at:

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2011 Eurasian Regional Language Program, ACTR/ACCELS, Application Deadline March 1

American Councils offers intensive language study programs in
Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan,Turkmenistan, and Ukraine. For more information on these programs, visit

Application Deadlines:
Summer Program: March 1
Fall Semester: April 1
Academic Year Program: April 1

Eligibility Requirements:
Graduate students, advanced undergraduates, and working professionals who have completed two years of college-level study in the target language, Russian, or a language related to the target language may apply to the Eurasian Regional Language Program. American Councils may request a telephone Oral Proficiency Interview to verify language level.

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