The Department of History and Civilization at the European University Institute is a major centre of comparative and transnational European history and of European history in a global perspective. The Summer School will allow you to broaden your research interests, whether in political, social, cultural, intellectual or economic history, from this broad perspective.
The Summer School which will take place on 23-26 September 2013 in one of the most evocative places in Florence: Villa Schifanoia.
Well-known specialists from the European University Institute and from other outstanding European institutions will present interesting ways of writing the history of Europe as well as raising important questions about its development.
You will have the opportunity to meet the Institute’s researchers, who are preparing their Ph.Ds, participate in the academic life of this centre of excellence, visit the Library, the Historical Archives of the European Union and find out how to apply to the European University Institute to pursue doctoral studies.
Courses are held in English. In the evening, you will have the opportunity to visit Florence, one of the most beautiful cities in the world!
Participants should be students of history, the social sciences and related fields, of any nationality. Participants should be graduates or students in their last year. Enrolment numbers are limited and admission is based on merit.
The deadline to present applications for the 2013 Summer School courses is 30 May 2013.
Further information here.