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After the Empire: the Collapse of Communism and Beyond

This year we offer flexibility to take the programme "After the Empire: the Collapse of Communism and Beyond" as:

3-week programme in cooperation with the University of Latvia
5–25 July, 2015 in Riga, Tallinn and Tartu

2-week programme in Estonia
12–25 July, 2015 in Tallinn and Tartu

After the Empire: the Collapse of Communism and Beyond 3-week programme

3-week programme in cooperation with the University of Latvia
5–25 July, 2015 in Riga, Tallinn and Tartu


This programme is a joint course offered by two leading universities in two countries and three cities in Estonia and Latvia:

University of Tartu - established in 1632 and one of the most well-known and oldest universities in the Baltic Sea area;
University of Latvia - established in 1919 and listed as one of the leading universities in Latvia;

The aim of this programme is to introduce the crucial changes in two Baltic societies, brought up by the collapse of communism. The programme will introduce the challenges and achievements of social, economic and political reforms and their past, present and future impacts on local as well as on international scale. Students will learn of state-of-the-art achievements generated by quick and efficient transformation from state-controlled economic system into free market economy.

Week I in Riga - Latvia: Society, Politics and Economy
Week II in Tallinn - Estonia as a New Silicon Valley: Estonian Information Society, ICT and Democracy
Week III in Tartu - EU and Russia Transforming: Implications for the Relationship 

Lectures and seminars in English on a variety of topics concerning social, political and economic issues will be provided by the professors of the participating universities. Special seminars and meetings with top-qualified practiciones and politicians are part of the programme, as well as visits to governmental and NGO institutions and ro enterprises.

The programme awards 6 ECTS.

Level: BA / MA

The application deadline is May 20, 2015. 

The programme fee is 1985 EUR. This includes tuition, accommodation with breakfast, transportation during the programme between the countries (Latvia-Estonia) and cities, cost of the study visits, cultural and social programme and the services of the host university.

The payment deadline is June 1, 2015.

Upon successful completion the participants will receive the Certificate of Completion and an Academic Transcript of the University of Tartu.

 

After the Empire: the Collapse of Communism and Beyond 2-week programme

2-week programme in Estonia
12–25 July, 2015 in Tallinn and Tartu

The programme will introduce the challenges and achievements of social, economic and political reforms and their past, present and future impacts on local as well as on international scale. Students will learn of state-of-the-art achievements generated by quick and efficient transformation from state-controlled economic system into free market economy. Ever-changing EU-Russian relations illustrate the complexity of Estonian political and social transformation.

Week I in Tallinn - Estonia as a New Silicon Valley: Estonian Information Society, ICT and Democracy
Week II in Tartu - EU and Russia Transforming: Implications for the Relationship 

Lectures and seminars in English on a variety of topics concerning social, political and economic issues will be provided by the professors of the participating universities. Special seminars and meetings with top-qualified practiciones and politicians are part of the programme, as well as visits to governmental and NGO institutions and ro enterprises.

The programme awards 4 ECTS.

Level: BA / MA
The application deadline is May 20, 2015. 

The programme fee is 1395 EURCovers participation in lectures, field trips, such as site visits and professional meetings organised as part of the academic programme, accommodation in hostels (two persons in one room) with the breakfast, organised transportation between the cities and cultural events during the programme.

The payment deadline is June 1, 2015.

For scholarship applicants:
Tuition fee is 945 EUR. 
Covers participation in lectures, field trips, such as site visits and professional meetings organised as part of the academic programme, organised transportation between the cities and cultural events during the programme.

Accomodation fee is 455 EUR.  Covers accommodation in hostels during the programme (two persons in one room) with the breakfast.                              

Upon successful completion the participants will receive the Certificate of Completion and an Academic Transcript of the University of Tartu.