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Nationalism, Religion & Violence Summer Seminar, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 10 days
University rank #201 (ARWU) Prague, Czech Republic
The Nationalism, Religion & Violence Summer Seminar organized by the Charles University will focus on four interconnected themes. Every theme will be discussed over two consecutive days, being divided into three lectures with discussion and a fieldwork activity. Overall, the Seminar will take place over 10 days, 60 working hours including fieldwork trips.
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The Nationalism, Religion & Violence Summer Seminar organized by the Charles University and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, supported by the CEFRES–French Research Center in Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Slavonic and East European Studies (UCL), University of Birmingham, Humboldt University of Berlin, the Institute for the Study of Strategic Regions and with kind support of the Department of Adult Education and Personnel Management of the Charles University has successfully completed its sixth year with a special focus on the topics of ethnic and religious diversity, migration, and transformation. 

Key facts

A key goal of the Summer Seminar is to contribute in a substantial way to the study of violence and to catalyze the growth of the study of violence as a field.

  • led by the best international researchers in the field
  • bringing together lecturers from the most prestigious institutions such as Humboldt University of Berlin, Oxford University, Central European University (Budapest), the University of Birmingham, the University of Manchester, the University of Pennsylvania, Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest) and the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
  • targeting students and graduates of Political and Social Science, History, Ethnic and Religious Studies, Philology, Journalism & other related disciplines
  • course for graduate, post-graduate students and activists
  • taking place at the oldest university in Central Europe

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 10 days
  • Credits
    8 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Topics include:

  • Program Opening
  • Nationalism, Religion and Violence in Europe
  • Europe & Islam
  • Weekend Trip (The Muslim community of Teplice)
  • Nationalism and (C)EE
  •  Cultural Dimension

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Your CV (in English language).
  • A document proving your enrollment in a college or university or your graduation. For example a confirmation letter/form issued by your university, copies of relevant diplomas and transcripts, etc. A scan or a photo of such a document is sufficient. It may be submitted in the language in which it was originally issued. If we need a translation, we will ask for it.
  • Proof of your knowledge of English (if you are not a native speaker).
  • Letter of motivation explaining your interest in the summer seminar.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    750 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 10 days.
  • EU/EEA

    750 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 750 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 10 days.
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Living costs for Prague

  • 15441 - 26250 CZK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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