The call for applications to NATO Summer School 2016 is now open!

Страна: Чехия;

Дедлайн: 08.05.2016




12th Annual PSSI Summer School, in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division

“NATO Beyond the Warsaw Summit: Adapting to the New Realities“

July 10-15, 2016 (Měřín, Czech Republic)


The main objective of Summer School is to offer a high-profile study course for students currently enrolled in Master’s degree programs, based on presentations, interative workshops and simulations with internationally recognized security experts from both academia and government fields.


Students currently enrolled in Master’s degree programs in Political Science, International relations and economic and other relevant fields (including young professionals) from NATO member and partner countries.

Agenda includes topics such as:

  • Warsaw summit
  • NATO in a new strategic environment
  • Hybrid Warfare and Article V
  • Transatlantic partnership
  • Cyber Security
  • Future of Ukraine
  • Crisis management simulation

Among the confirmed speakers are:

  • Heidi Meyer, Political Advisor to NATO Land Forces, Izmir, Turkey
  • Mark Galeotti, Professor at the New York University, US
  • Petr Kolář, Former Czech Ambassador to the USA and Russia, Czech Republic
  • Martin Michelot, Director of the Global Europe program and Head of Research at the Europeum Institute for European Policy, Czech Republic
  • Lilly Muller, Research Fellow, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), Norway


Please fill out the application form and upload your CV along with a short essay (max. 1 page) – “in your opinion, what was the most important news about NATO over the last couple of months, and why?“. The deadline for sending applications is May 8th (at midnight).


Participation fee amounts to 5500,- CZK / 200 EUR. Accommodation, meals and local transport (Prague-Měřín-Prague) will be fully covered by the organizers.

Foreign participants‘ travel expenses will be partially reimbursed (not applicable to those selected students from the Czech Republic and Slovakia). This will be determined once all selected participants submit their estimated travel costs.

PSSI can offer scholarships (a 25 or 50% registration fee reduction) to a very limitted number of applicants from low income families. In the application form, you will have to explain why you are eligible for receving this scholarship.

For further information on NATO Summer School agenda/ speakers in the previous years, please click here. If you have any other questions, contact Mr. Tomáš Kulda at


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