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GP Summer School Jordan
June 16 - 29, 2013 in Amman
"New Prospects for Cooperation and Civil Society in MENA? The Effects of Regime Change in the Arab World"
Jointly organized by the German Jordanian University and the Center for Global Politics at Freie Universität Berlin
Each year, the curriculum encompasses topics reflecting developments and debates in global political and economic processes in the 21st century. The Global Politics Summer School Jordan 2013 provides an insight into recent developments in the Middle East. A special focus will be put on their impact on the relationship between the different Arab countries, the EU and their respective civil societies. The modules will touch upon new approaches to global politics, the interplay between media and politics and regional responses to political challenges.
The 2012 schedule included the following modules.
- New Approaches to Global Politics
- (New) Media and Politics in International Comparison
- EU – Middle East Relations
- Conflict Management
- Refugees and Migration
- Foreign Policy in the Aftermath of the Arab Spring
- Energy Policy
- Simulation Game
The extracurricular program includes a visit of various historical and cultural sights around Amman.
- Earn a joint certificate with 4 ECTS Credits from two renowned institutions
- Take part in an enriching learning experience
- Find out how to enroll in further study or Ph.D. programs in Germany
- Make new contacts and join a vibrant international alumni network
- knowledge and interest in global politics
- final year of undergraduate studies or first academic degree (B.A. or equivalent)
- excellent command of English
- statement of purpose
- curriculum vitae (resume)
- academic transcripts and diplomas
- English language certificate
The application period ends on April 24, 2013.
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Due to generous funding by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), there are no tuition fees. Participants are responsible for their own travel, accommodation and living expenses. Travel stipends are available to students from Jordan (outside of Amman), Syria, and Lebanon.