Macedonia, Ohrid

Environment and economic development

when 10 September 2018 - 16 September 2018
language English
duration 1 week
credits 4.5 ECTS
fee EUR 450

CIFE invites students and young professionals to apply for its one-week Summer University on the topic "Environment and Economic Development".
This Summer University course takes place in Ohrid, Macedonia from 10 to 16 of September 2018. About 20 international students can learn firstly about the history of the Balkans, and its cultural heritage, before covering the key topic of the environment, economic developpement and international cooperation. Finally, they will learn about the balance of power between Macedonia, NATO and the Russian influence in terms of the energy market and its environmental prospects. 

Throughout the week the following topics will be discussed :

*Relationship between Environment and Economic Growth
*Conflicts and cooperation in the Balkans area
*NATO's perspectives in The Balkans and for Macedonia
*Tourism and international organization : a contribution to economic growth and sustainable development?
*The environment and the European Convention on Human Rights
* Controlling the Healthiness of natural habitats
*The Balance of power in the area : Geopolitics of energy and environment
*The EU Energy Policy for Sustainable Development

Target group

Are eligible to take part in the programme:

- Graduate Students

- Motivated young researchers/professionals

- Undergraduate Students interested in European subjects (from 2nd year of studies onwards).

Course aim

A balanced mixture of seminars, lectures, and cultural visits ensure an active involvement of the students. Participants have the possibility to work and discuss their ideas in an open atmosphere and within a multidisciplinary and international framework.
The CIFE international representatives as well as local academics to debate on the balance of power in the area in terms of environment and energy market.
The CIFE Summer School is known for its level of excellence, the high level of both academic speakers and practitioners, and the active involvement of the participants in all discussions and debates. This outstanding experience will certainly provide the participants with an interesting exchange and mutual learning, deep EU expertise and relevant output for their CV.

Credits info

4.5 ECTS
ECTS credits available for this programme.

Fee info

EUR 450: This amount (450 Euros) applies to participants who are able to justify their status as a student and who are not in need of a visa.
The fee includes the accommodation in a student residence or guest house, all workshops, lectures, working-lunch, reception and the farewell meal. It excludes the flight tickets and other expenses of the students.
For those who do not meet either of the requirements, please contact us for more information regarding the fees you would pay.


A limited number of scholarships is available for particularly qualified candidates.