NATO PSSI Summer School 2014 in Czech Republic

NATO PSSI Summer School 2014 in Czech Republic

Deadline: May 18, 2014

Applications are now invited for the 10th Annual PSSI Summer School in Cooperation with NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division. The main objective of the Summer School is to offer a high-profile study course for students currently enrolled in Master’s degree programs, based on presentations, interactive workshops and simulations with international security experts from academia and government fields.

The 2014 theme is on ‘NATO’s Security Challenges’ and will take place from July 6 – 11, 2014 at Měřín, Czech Republic.


  • Students currently enrolled in Master’s degree programs in Political Science, International Relations and Economics and other relevant fields from NATO’s member and partner countries.

Agenda includes topics such as:

  • NATO in a new Strategic Environment
  • NATO’s 2014 Summit
  • NATO-Russia relations
  • NATO’s Eastern Partners
  • Cyber Security
  • Afghanistan after 2014: What’s Next?
  • NATO’s Enlargements
  • NATO and Article V

Costs and scholarships

Registration fee amounts to 2000,- Kc / 80 EUR. Accommodation and meals 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 or Slovakia). In previous years, the reimbursement amount has been around 40%. However, this cannot be determined until all selected participants submit estimated travel costs. Participants will receive more information upon their selection.

Selected participants are responsible for securing their own travel visa, and PSSI can supply a letter of support to selected applicants if needed. Please contact the local Czech Embassy Immediately to learn of the visa application interview availability.


Please download the application from and send it filled-out, along with your CV and essay describing the most pressing security challenges facing NATO at present day (max. 400 words) to [email protected] by May 18, 2014 . The selected participants will be notified by May 23, 2014.

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