SUMMER ACADEMY FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS
Module 1: Innovation Ecosystems & Entrepreneurship
Time: May 13-24, 2019
Target countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia (FYROM), Montenegro, Serbia, Sweden
Module 2: Perspectives on Multi-level Governance, Decentralisation & Human Rights
Time: June 16-28, 2019 (please NOTE that the module starts on a Sunday!)
Target countries: Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Sweden, Ukraine
SET-UP OF THE MODULE
The modules are held during two weeks at Lund University in Lund, Sweden. An average day has 5-7 hours of scheduled activities, with a mixture of lectures, workshops, seminars and study visits. Participants will have access to an e-learning platform and Lund University's e-library services. Prior to the start of the module, there will be a pre-module with assignments for the participants on the e-learning platform.
The target group for the module is mainly young professionals (under 36 years old) within public administration, but also key persons within civil society who are working in organisations that have relevant points of contact with public administration. The participants should have competence within the subject matter of the module and/or work experience within the area. This could e.g. be persons who work strategically with organisation and management of public administration on a state/intergovernmental, regional or local level.
ORGANISERS AT LUND UNIVERSITY
Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM) is one of eight faculties at Lund University and involved in both modules. Module 1 involves researchers/teachers from Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship (SKJCE). SKJCE focuses on knowledge development and dissemination aiming to strengthen entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs. Within module 2, researchers/teachers from the research group Public Management Research (PUMAR) are involved. Local government is PUMAR's main empirical focus, but with a growing interest in the governance and management of central government.
the Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI) is active in Module 2 and is a leading hub for inter-disciplinary and policy-oriented human rights research and education. RWI have 30 years of experience advancing human rights in partnership with governments, national human rights institutions and universities. The mission of RWI is to promote universal respect for human rights and humanitarian law, by means of research, academic education and institutional development.
Time for the modules in Lund
Organisers of the module
Language of Instruction
Accommodation is included. Participants will be sharing accommodation at an apartment hotel or in student apartments in Lund.
For more information about the modules and the application procedure, please click here
Application period (preliminary)
January - February 2019
For practical questions and questions about the module's content, please contact:
Lund University Commissioned Education.