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Call for Applications: JEAN MONNET SUMMER SCHOOL ON SECURITY AND JUSTICE IN EUROPE

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JEAN MONNET SUMMER SCHOOL ON SECURITY AND JUSTICE IN EUROPE    

 20-26 JUNE 2016         

 UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE, SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
 

Applications are invited for the Jean Monnet Summer School on Security and Justice in Europe, which will take place on 20-26 June 2016 at the University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom.

ABOUT THE SUMMER SCHOOL

The Jean Monnet Summer School is organised with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) of the European Union.

It offers an intensive, interactive and interdisciplinary approach to the study of the complex issues of security and justice in Europe, including amongst others the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ) (formerly 'Justice and Home Affairs') and the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), as well as the impact of these policies on fundamental rights and liberties. It examines the latest empirical developments and theoretical approaches, in addition to featuring research methods and general doctoral training sessions.

In addition, all participants will present their research project and will receive constructive feedback on it. They will also be encouraged to contribute to the two main publications related to the Summer School on the basis of their research project.

The Summer School is intended for students of any discipline writing or planning to write a PhD thesis on any topic related to justice and security in Europe, including amongst others any aspect of the European Union's Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ) and the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP).

It is organised by Dr Sarah Léonard and Prof. Christian Kaunert.

ACCREDITATION

Successful participation in the Summer School will be fully accredited (10 ECTS).

Successful participants will receive a certificate.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should:

- be working on a research project related to the issues of security and justice in Europe;

- be registered on a PhD programme or aspire to be registered on a PhD programme in the near future;

- be proficient in English.

In addition, all participants will be required to write an 8,000-word research proposal and circulate it to all the other participants ahead of the Summer School.

COST

Thanks to the generous financial support of the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) of the European Union, participants will only be expected to cover their own travel expenses.

The following will be offered free of charge to all participants:

- all tuition;
- lunches and refreshments;
- accommodation in self-catering student flats on campus (8 nights from 19 June 2016 onwards).

FURTHER INFORMATION & HOW TO APPLY

For further information, please visit the Summer School website:
http://www.dundee.ac.uk/politics/events/jmsummerschool2016/

Please download the application form here (under the 'Apply' tab):
http://www.dundee.ac.uk/politics/events/jmsummerschool2016/

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

The closing date for applications is 1 May 2016.

CONTACT

For all enquiries, please contact Dr Sarah Léonard (s.l.leonard@dundee.ac.uk).


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