European Studies Summer School - University of Pécs, Hungary
Application deadline: April 1, 2023
Would you like to spend two weeks in a beautiful Central European city with a Mediterranean atmosphere, learning about European history and culture for academic credit?
Come join our European Studies Summer School from July 9 – 22, 2023!
During the summer school, you'll study the political, economic, cultural and social achievements and challenges of the European Union, as well as expand your knowledge on topics such as the art history, gastronomy and folk traditions of Europe. You can learn together with students from many different countries for two weeks and broaden your perspectives about the contributing factors that led to contemporary Europe, including migration, cultural diversity, gender issues. The classes will be taught by internationally renowned professors.
Language of instruction: English
Who can apply: The program is open to undergraduate, graduate and PhD students
Credits offered: 6 ECTS credits
Program fee: 1050 EUR (The program fee is 1050 EUR for individual applicants, but we can offer a reduced fee of 950 EUR per person for our partner universities)
Program fee includes:
- cost of instruction
- accommodation in a dormitory
- lunch on teaching days
- dinner when evening programs are organized
- sightseeing, museum visits
One of the highlights of the summer school is the opportunity to make international friendships! Over the course of the program, we organize a number of social events where you can better get to know your fellow participants, including an Intercultural Evening, Quiz Night, a wine tasting program, pairing wine with traditional Hungarian meals and various team building sessions. You will also be able to experience Hungarian folk traditions by learning some of Hungary's folk dances! The region around Pécs is also famous for its thermal baths and lakes. During the program you can visit the beautiful Siklós Spa, and go kayaking on Lake Orfű.
You can find the poster and the program schedule attached.
How to apply?
Complete the application form on the following site:
Application deadline: April 1, 2023
The University of Pécs, founded in 1367, is the oldest and one of the largest research universities in Hungary. The university accommodates a unique range of scientific fields in its 10 faculties and it also provides a truly international learning environment. We are proud to host 5,000 international students each year – students who come from more than 110 countries across the globe. The university manages more than 80-degree programs and preparatory courses for international students taught in English and German. The University of Pécs is also actively involved in many different mobility programs and has twice received the European Union’s Erasmus Quality Award for its achievements. In addition to the full-degree international programs, the University of Pécs organizes a large number of summer schools, short-term programs and winter programs for the incoming international students. For its implementation of successful short-term programs, in 2021 the University of Pécs was awarded the most prestigious European recognition – the EAIE Excellence in Internationalisation Award.
Pécs, our gorgeous and lively 2000-year-old city and former European Capital of Culture, is an ideal place for students who would like to immerse themselves in European culture and make friends with students from all over the world. Pécs is a charming, modern town, rich in historical monuments and famous for its museums, galleries and the festivals and cultural events it hosts. The downtown of Pécs is a unique mixture of the relics of Early Christianity, the arrival of the Hungarians, the Turkish reign and the achievements of modern architecture and arts. Famous for its Zsolnay ceramics and Turkish ruins, this fascinating city is a very popular destination for visitors interested in history and culture.