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Geopolitical Summer School, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 5 days
University rank #201 (ARWU) Prague, Czech Republic
The Geopolitical Summer School at Charles University has a highly interactive character, with a focus on the various geopolitical traditions.
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The Geopolitical Summer School programme at School at Charles University offers lectures, workshops and final student presentations. It also involves an individual and a group assignment.

Importance of Geopolitics:

Geopolitics was for a long time forgotten and omitted way to analyse the international politics. With the return of revanschism, annexation as a political tool, or creation of un-governed and unrecognized territories its prominence as analytical tool comes back into spotlights.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 5 days
  • Credits
    4 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The Geopolitical Summer School teaches students to:

  • become familiar with concepts theories of Classic, Realpolitik Geopolitics, NeoClassic Geopolitics. Critical Geopolitics and Russian Geopolitics
  • understand geographic limits and potential of power
  • analyse current geopolitical trends and threats
  • understand the situation in particular region and external players


Students currently enrolled in Bachelor´s, Master’s or PhD´s degree programs in Geopolitics, Area Studies, Political Science, International Relations and Economics and other relevant fields. There are no age or country limits for the application.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • The programme is intended for students who are currently enrolled in a college or university or recently graduated.

  • Approximately 15 to 25 students will be admitted to the Summer University.

  • Students admitted to the program are expected to participate fully, which means attending all classes and lectures.

  • A good level of English is essential for successful participation in the Summer University.

  • Preliminary admitted students will be asked to confirm their attendance and pay the programme fee within two weeks.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    390 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 390 EUR per year and a duration of 5 days.
  • EU/EEA

    390 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 390 EUR per year and a duration of 5 days.
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  • 390 EUR if paid before 15th May
  • 450 EUR later 
  • 120 EUR per person for sharing accommodation

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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