Objavljeno: 16. 3. 2017. u 11:51
Danijela Vnučec Grdović

Taking place every two years, the ‘Geist & Gegenwart’ Whitsun Dialogues engage distinguished speakers and thinkers to reflect on challenges and problems concerning Europe and contribute to an enduring dialogue about the future. Around the general theme “Europe.USA.3.0 – Values.Interests.Perspectives” the 2017 Whitsun Dialogue will discuss challenges facing us today in transatlantic relations and eminently address the value of transatlantic cooperation.

Geist & Gegenwart 2017’ takes place from May 31st to June 2nd 2017 at Seggau castle in Southern Austria. This year too, students from all over Europe and the United States of America will have the opportunity to take part in the Whitsun Dialogue by means of a scholarship programme. Scholarshipholders will also be entitled to take part in a transatlantic seminar, held on May 30th and 31st at Seggau castle. Therefor scholars and professors from Europe and the US will give seminars together in order to address questions from both perspectives and to enable interactive discussions between young people from both sides.



Applications for the scholarship programme 2017


The scholarship programme is directed towards interested and motivated students and young professionals (up to the age of 35) throughout Europe and the US. It includes free entry to the Whitsun Dialogue 2017 (including the transatlantic seminar before it) and free accommodation from May 29th to June 2nd 2017 (4 nights) including meals (from dinner on May 29th till lunch on June 2nd 2017). Accommodation will be organized in apartments and rooms of two or three people. For scholarship holders travelling from the US to Austria, a travel allowance of 50% of real travel costs for flights and trains will be reimbursed (up to a maximum reimbursement of 300,- Euro).


Application documents are to include a curriculum vitae, major course assessment and a single page essay on the general theme of “Europe.USA.3.0 – Values.Interests.Perspectives”. In order to apply to the scholarship programme, please click here for the online application form (http://castmk.alpbach.network/gug/).

Deadline for application is March 31st 2017. Acceptance will be communicated in writing.


For more details about the Styrian Whitsun Dialogue 2017 see www.pfingstdialog-steiermark.at/en/


If you have any questions about the scholarship programme, please contact us via scholarship@geistundgegenwart.at.

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