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Call for Applications: European Summer School in Canadian Studies 2020

The European Summer School in Canadian Studies takes place in Vienna and Innsbruck, June 20 – July10, 2020. It offers an academic programme in Canadian Studies, which combines a master-class format (including case study units) with independent study and a cultural programme. The schedule alternates between plenary or input sessions and group work to enhance students’ active participation. Students conclude the programme with a portfolio that collects preparatory activities, results from on-site activities, general and particular tasks across different disciplines and a final, evaluative reflection on the programme. The European Summer School in Canadian Studies offers students from various disciplines the possibility to enrich their previous expertise and to develop interdisciplinary and transferrable skills.

The programme is compatible with various MA/MEd curricula and PhD programmes. Upon completion, participants receive a certificate (5 ECTS, 125 hours workload total, including preparatory readings, course work and portfolio).

Target Group are MA/MEd students and emerging scholars (PhD) interested in Canadian or North American Studies

Languages of Instruction: English and French (participants are required to be fluent in one of these languages; ideally, the second language should be level A2). Teaching material will be made available in either English or French. To facilitate participation across language boundaries, translations and summaries will be provided, where necessary.

Applications and contact:
Please submit the following documents to
• letter of motivation in English or French (1 page)
• copy of official certificate of BA/BEd or MA/MEd degree
• proof of language competence in English and/or French (certificates, transcript or records, etc.)
Application deadline: February 15, 2020

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