EURYKA Horizon 2020 Project's Summer School

Event Information

Centre for Social Movement Studies (COSMOS)
End Date

Applications are open for 20 graduate student places at the EURYKA Horizon 2020 project's Summer School on Youth Political Participation in Times of Inequalities at the Centre for Social Movement Studies (COSMOS) in Florence, Italy, from the 17th to the 22th of July 2018.

The deadline for applications is the 18th of December 2017.

Application Process

Applicants should email a cover letter (i.e. two pages) in which they explain how their research is in line with the topic covered by the Summer School, a 500---word abstract of a proposed academic paper, and a curriculum vitae to

Applicants will be informed of the outcome by email no later than 30th of January 2018.

For more information about the application procedure and academic program, please contact the Summer School organizing committee at

Those offered places must confirm their participation within 10 days, after which places may be offered to applicants on the reserve list.

Participants to the Summer School will be required to write and submit a 7000-8000 word paper before the 1st of June 2018. The paper will be presented during the Summer School, providing a unique experience for discussion and feedback from established academics and young activists. English will be the working language and therefore students are expected to have a good command of written and spoken English.

There are no participation fees in the Summer School. Lunches, welcome drinks, a farewell dinner, academic materials, computing and internet facilities will be available for free for selected participants.

Travel and accommodation costs are not included, however the EURYKA project can offer 2 travel and accommodation grants (€500 each) to selected participants. Please indicate in your submissions whether you would like to apply for these grants.