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Summer School

from 2004


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The DRC Summer School on Regional Co-operation is organised annually under the intellectual sponsorship of the Danube Rectors’ Conference.

Aims of the project:
- to enhance the awareness for the significance and possibilities of regional cooperation;
- to discuss and to develop strategies for the improvement of co-operation in the region;
- to bring young scientists from countries of the Danube Region and Central Europe together to establish a regional scientific network within the European Research Area;
- to foster relations between the partner universities of the Danube Rectors’ Conference and with other regional actors;
- to prepare a sustainable series of events to be able to meet the tasks mentioned above.

Initiators and main organisers:
Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM), Vienna
Dr. Susan Milford, Managing Director
IDResearch Ltd. (IDR), Pécs
Dr. István Tarrósy, Managing Director

Target group:

Young scientists from the Danube Region and Central Europe who have records in Political Science or other social science disciplines.
Graduates who want to present their research projects to the students of the Summer School in the lectures.
Interested persons from regional organisations, public administration and scientific institutions.

Working methods:
Lectures by high level scientists, young graduates and experts (politicians, civil servants, representatives of regional organisations, NGOs, EU officials);
Presentation of Best Practice projects;
Presentation of papers prepared by the participants;
Discussion in parallel workshops;
Presentation of the results of each working group and plenary discussion.
The working language is English


Applications for participation may be handed in by e-mail or fax and should include the application form, the CV of the applicant and an abstract max. 2 pages of the paper that shall be presented in the Summer School.
The participants are selected by a jury taking into account the guidance of the presidency of the Danube Rectors’ Conference (DRC).

The applications should be sent to:
Zoltán Voros
IDResearch Ltd.
Fax: +36-72-522-624
e-mail: voros@idresearch.hu

Follow Up:

The best papers of the Summer School will be published in an annual proceedings volume, which we have been publishing since the launch of the project in 2004.

We are looking forward to meeting you in our Summer School!

MarkCon 2008 Supported by: International Visegrad Fund - Grant No. 20810161