Comparative politics, International political economy, International relations, Political science, Public policy, Sociology


In cooperation with TRANSCEND: Global Challenges Network, at the American University in Washington D.C. and UNESCO

Course date

23 June - 3 July, 2014
Application for this course is closed.

Target group

Applications are invited from graduate students, junior faculty, researchers and practitioners in universities and other institutions. Undergraduates without a university degree will not be considered.


The course encourages applications from graduate students (PhD, advanced MA), early career scholars (post-docs) and professionals in the social sciences, and especially from the fields of comparative politics, international relations, international political economy, political science, and sociology. Some familiarity with the regions discussed in the course and expertise in non-European regions would be an advantage.  

Language requirement

The language of instruction is English, thus all applicants have to demonstrate a strong command of spoken and written English to be able to participate actively in discussions at seminars and workshops. Some of the shortlisted applicants may be contacted for a telephone interview.