The programme offers a unique possibility to compare three countries in one region which have chosen different economic and social models for their development.
This programme is a 3-week joint course offered by three leading universities in three countries:
PS! Due to the uncertain situation in Ukraine, the last module of the programme in Kyiv has been replaced with the 1st week module of the programme "European and Russian Relations: Social Dimension" in Tallinn, Estonia.
June 30 - July 19, 2014
During the 3-week course the participants spend first week in Estonia in Tartu, second week in Latvia in Riga and the last week in Tallinn, in Estonia.
Level: BA / MA
The aim of this programme is to introduce the crucial changes in all affected societies, brought up by the collapse of communism. The programme will introduce the challenges of social, economic and judicial reforms and their past, present and future impacts on local as well as on international scale. Students will learn strategies to solve the problems of the transition period and get acquainted with the political structure of different countries. Extensive cultural programme is also part of the course consisting visits to renowned historical sites, museums and art galleries as well attendances of theatre performances.
Lectures in English on a variety of topics concerning social, political, economic and judicial issues will be provided by the professors of the participating universities. Special seminars and meetings with diplomats, businessmen and politicians are part of the program, as well as visits to governmental and NGO institutions and/or media firms. Upon successful completion the participants will receive the Certificate of Completion and an Academic Transcript of the University of Tartu.
The application deadline is May 20, 2014.
This programme awards 6 ECTS.
The programme fee is 1985 EUR. This includes tuition, accommodation with breakfast, transportation during the programme and between the countries (Tartu – Riga by bus and Riga – Kyiv by plane), cost of the cultural and social programme and the services of the host university.
The detailed outline will become available in Spring 2014.