Danube School “Cultural Diversity and Identity in the Danube Region”


The Danube School Series is  a short term study program for postgraduate students and young professionals, who learn and discuss about facts, challenges and projects of the Danube Region. It is organised by the European Danube Academy in cooperation with several Universities of the Danube Region ( University of Tuebingen, HNU Neu-Ulm, University of Novi Sad, Andrassy University of Budapest and University of Ruse). About 25 participants meet for one week to discuss with academics and stakeholder about current challenges and possible solutions in different fields: cultural diversity, sustainability,  migration, innovation & start ups etc.

Focus 2019:

Focus of the Danube School in Ulm 2019 is "Diversity and Identity in the Danube Region". The program includes lectures and discussions with international lecturers and high level political decision makers from the Danube Region as well as Workshops about developing own Danube Projects in international teams.

Date: 06.-11.10.2019

Venue: Ulm/Illertissen/Stuttgart, Germany

Language: English

Participants: 25 participants, aged 18-39 years, from all Danube Countries; The school is open for European master and Ph.D. students, recent graduates as well as young professionals interested in Danube region, cultural heritage, management in culture, ethnology, anthropology, economics, administration and related sciences.

Requirements to be a participant of the program are: 

  • Strong interest in the Danube Region’s politics, economy, culture and history
  • Basic Knowledge about the Danube Region and the European Strategy for the Danube Region
  • 18-39 years old
  • Postgraduate student, student in the last years of the undergraduate studies or recent graduate
  • Fluent in English

ECTS: 3 ECTS for students from the University of Tuebingen;  Every participant will receive a certificate of attendance with 3 ECTS. However, you have to attend at least 90% of the lectures according to the program.


Results and outcomes of the Danube School Series 2019 will be published in a book end of 2019. Participants and lecturers have the chance to publish results of the project work, own research results and scientific texts about the Danube Region after the school. Please add the information about your current research project in the Danube Region or ideas about your publication text in your application form.

Deadline for application: 15.07.2019


European Danube Academy will cover the accommodation and catering costs during the Summer School. Travel cost, health insurance and visa costs can NOT be reimbursed by the organizers - but if  you are a student or unemployed or in difficult economic situation you can apply for financial support of travel costs (between 50-80 € max.) with the attached file.

More information and application form: http://danubeschools.eu

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