The Institute for Studies on Federalism and Regionalism at the European Academy of Bolzano/Bozen (EURAC), the Faculty of Law and the School of Political Science and Sociology at the University of Innsbruck announce their fifth annual
WINTER SCHOOL ON FEDERALISM AND GOVERNANCE 2014
The Winter School is a cross-border postgraduate programme located in the heart of the Alps under the auspices of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
The 2014 edition will focus on “FEDERALISM AND MULTILEVEL CONSTITUTIONALISM”.
Dates and venues: 3-14 February 2014
The first week (3-8 February) takes place at the Faculty of Law and School of Political Science and Sociology, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, Austria.
The second week (10-15 February) takes place at the Institute for Studies on Federalism and Regionalism, European Academy Bolzano/Bozen (EURAC), Italy.
Deadline for applications (accepted online only): 25 October 2013
The Winter School on Federalism and Governance is designed for participants from all nationalities who wish to deepen their knowledge on federalism and multilevel constitutionalism via an interdisciplinary and comparative approach. We welcome applications from doctoral, postgraduate and undergraduate students, researchers, officials, employees of national/international organizations or NGOs, as well as interested citizens.
The Winter School on Federalism and Governance 2014 explores how federalism contributes to the understanding of multilevel, integrated decision-making. It is a unique opportunity to be trained on theoretical and practical aspects of federalism and multilevel constitutionalism.
The Winter School offers a broad range of lessons on federalism and governance providing in-depth analyses and practical knowledge. Lectures focus mainly on Europe but include also Asia, Africa and the Americas. During the 10-day-full time programme several case-studies will be presented by experts and key actors who manage these issues on a daily basis.
Please see the flyer for the list of lecturers and major details on the Winter School.
To apply and for further information, please visit: www.eurac.edu/winterschool
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