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Summer 2017 Study of the United States Institutes (USA)

  December 11th 2016


Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars (SUSIs) are intensive post-graduate level academic programs with integrated study tours whose purpose is to provide foreign university faculty and other scholars the opportunity to deepen their understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions. The ultimate goal of the Institutes is to strengthen curricula and to enhance the quality of teaching about the United States in academic institutions abroad.

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars will take place at various colleges, universities, and institutions throughout the United States over the course of six weeks beginning in or after June 2017. Each Institute includes a four week academic residency component and up to two weeks of an integrated study tour. Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit our website page to obtain general information about the Institutes.

Spanish for Speakers of Other Languages 2017

  November 15th 2016


2017 Amgen Scholars Europe Programme

  November 9th 2016


The 2017 Amgen Scholars Europe Programme application period is now open!

The Amgen Scholars Programme provides selected undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience at some of Europe’s leading educational institutions. As Amgen Scholars, students have the opportunity to:

  • Take part in important university research projects, gain hands-on lab experience, and contribute to the advancement of science;
  • Interact with and receive guidance from faculty mentors, including some of Europe’s top academic scientists; and
  • Participate in engaging scientific seminars, workshops, and other networking events.

The application deadline for all of the EU host universities is February 1st, 2017. Lingua franca for all programmes is English.

More details at and

Univie: Summer/Winter Schools 2017

  November 8th 2016


Univie: Summer and Winter Schools are short programmes, mirroring the versatility of academic disciplines at the University of Vienna. These intensive programmes are designed to meet students’ needs for cultural, interdisciplinary and scientific learning. Students gain the unique opportunity to engage with high-level academics, recognized experts in their field and industry leaders. Most of the courses are held in Vienna, some at other venues in Austria and some take place abroad.

Please find more information at the univie: summer/winter school website.

External students will be admitted to the University of Vienna as extraordinary students and will thus enjoy insurance coverage (general accident and liability insurance). Furthermore, participants from our partner universities have the opportunity to receive a tuition waiver for their selected univie: summer/winter school from the University of Vienna.

For funding possibilities or additional information, please contact

Workshop in the field of International Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Action

  October 21st 2016


Workshop organized by the UNICAH Project consortium for students and future professional in the field of International Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Action with a special focus on Africa. The SGroup Network as partner institution in this EU-funded initiative has 15 places available for students from member universities who can take part in a 5-day introductory training with travel and accommodation cost funded by the project.
The workshop will be held between 28th November and 3rd December 2016 at the University of Pavia. The participants will learn skills and competences necessary to perform a change-making process aiming at more inclusive, respectful and fair global society.
Students interested in taking part in this event are kindly asked to submit the expression of interest by filling in the online form available HERE by 4th November.

Intensive PhD courses at Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania)

  October 14th 2016


1-2 weeks intensive courses on the following fields:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Informatics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Musical Semiotics

More information online at and via e-mail

Annexes: Musical_Semiotics_Nov2016.pdf; Technological_Sciences_2016_2017.pdf