ECMI announces annual summer school on National Minorities and Border Regions in Flensburg, Germany, 19-29 August, 2013:


An intensive ten-day’s programme in national minorities and border regions studies will be held between 19 and 29 August 2013 in Flensburg, Germany. 

The European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) invites applications for the Summer School from junior scholars, researchers, practitioners, NGO workers, media representatives from all over the world.

The ECMI Summer School aims to define the conceptual and normative approaches to the study of national minorities in border regions and to explore their different applications in relation to current arrangements across Europe. By the end of the summer school, the students will be able to critically evaluate the successes and failures regarding the issues of national minority groups in the border regions of the European states. 

Researchers from ECMI will be joined by distinguished international scholars, local politicians and representatives of minority groups from the Danish-German border region.

Upon completion of the Summer School, the participants receive certificates of participation from the Mayor of City Flensburg and the Director of ECMI. The Summer School is organized in cooperation with the University of Flensburg.

Application deadline: 15 APRIL 2013.

For more details please visit Summer School website.

Any further questions you might have please refer to

European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI)
Schiffbruecke 12
D-24939 Flensburg
P: +49 461 14149 13
F: +49 461 14149 19


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