Advocacy, Communication, Free Expression, Governance, Journalism, Media, Public policy, Technology


   Organized by the Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) at the Central European University (CEU)

Course date

2 July - 6 July, 2018
Application deadline:
11 March, 2018

Important dates and deadlines

Upcoming/extended deadlines:

  • Collaborative Local Government for an Open Society: March 20
  • Constitution-building in Africa: March 11 (extended deadline)
  • Funding Journalism in the Digital Age: March 11
  • Geospatial Solutions for Water Management: March 4 (extended deadline)
  • Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction: March 4 (extended deadline)
  • Mediation Theory and Skills: Applications will be reviewed until all seats are filled up.
  • Moral Epistemology:
    - March 23 (extended deadline): For tuition waivers (available in a limited number only)
    - March 24-April 30: For fee-paying applications only
  • Policies and Practices in Lifelong Learning at Universities: March 5
  • Romani Identities: March 1 (extended application deadline)
  • Territorial Sovereignty in the Age of Migration: March 1 (extended deadline)
  • The Biological and the Social between 1900 and Today: March 19 (extended deadline)
  • The Dignity of Man in Western Intellectual History, Esotericism, and Art: March 11 (extended deadline)
  • The History and Metaphysics of the Concept of Laws of Nature: March 1 (extended deadline)
  • The Precautionary Principle: March 1
  • Thinking About the Possible: March 11 (extended deadline)

Expired Deadlines, late application policy

The following courses will review late applications on a case-by-case basis:

  • The National and Transnational: applications are invited on a fee-paying basis.

Application closed:

  • 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