Bioethics, Cognitive science, Gender studies, History, History and Philosophy of Science, Life Sciences, Public policy, Science studies, Sociology

In cooperation with Fritz Thyssen Foundation

Course date

16 July - 21 July, 2018
The official deadline has now expired and the applicants will be notified of the decision by the end of March. Late applicants will be considered only exceptionally and on a self–funded basis.

Important dates and deadlines

Upcoming or extended deadlines

  • Moral Epistemology:
    April 30: For fee-paying applications only

Expired deadlines and late application policy

The following courses will still consider new applications until seats are filled:

  • Collaborative Local Government for an Open Society
  • Constitution-building in Africa
  • Funding Journalism in the Digital Age
  • Geospatial Solutions for Water Management
  • Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Mediation Theory and Skills
  • Policies and Practices in Lifelong Learning at Universities
  • Territorial Sovereignty in the Age of Migration
  • The Biological and the Social between 1900 and Today (only self-funded applications will be considered)
  • The Dignity of Man in Western Intellectual History, Esotericism, and Art
  • The History and Metaphysics of the Concept of Laws of Nature
  • The National and Transnational
  • The Precautionary Principle
  • Thinking About the Possible

Application closed

  • Romani Identities and Antigypsyism
  • Strategic Human Rights Litigation

Important program dates (for all courses):

  • Email notification about the decision: mid-April - mid-May (for the courses on Mediation and Policies and Practices in Lifelong Learning at Universities email notification will start by mid-March or earlier)
  • Participants confirm acceptance and housing needs: in two weeks after receipt of the acceptance notification
  • Activation of the course-specific e-learning sites with readings and course outlines: end of April - end of May
  • Early-bird deadline of tuition payment for fee-paying participants: March - April, for course specific early bird deadline see the course website
  • Tuition payment deadline for fee-paying participants: April - May, for course specific fee payment deadline see the course website
  • Participants needing a visa reserve tickets, confirm exact travel dates to SUN; SUN Office sends out original invitation letter and room reservation for visa application: 6 weeks prior to arrival
  • Participants submit visa applications: 30 days prior to arrival
  • Participant arrivals, hotel check-in, and registration: one day before the course starts
  • Orientation session at CEU: on the first day of the course