International Summer School "Cooperation of Russia and Europe"

Venue: “Lesnoe” holiday hotel

Location: Zelenogradsk, Kaliningrad region, Russia

Event Date/Time: Jul 13, 2003 End Date/Time: Jul 20, 2003
Registration Date: May 15, 2003
Early Registration Date: Mar 31, 2003
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July 13 – 20, 2003 the State University – Higher School of Economics holds the Third Youth Summer School “Practice at the Baltic sea”. It is organized for students, aspirants and teachers from the faculties of economics, social science, political science, journalistic, management, international relations and for law, historic and philosophy faculties of universities, as well as for young leaders of non-for-profit organizations.

The Third Summer School under the title “Cooperation of Russia and Europe. Kaliningrad as a point of interaction” will be held on international level with participation of students and experts from Poland, Germany and the Baltic states. In the focus of the School there will be process of globalization and place of Russia in it, relations of Russia and EU in regard with the role of Kaliningrad region in them, economical cooperation and problems of integration, etc.
The following workshops are supposed:
· The process of economical integration: problems and solutions/ opportunities.
· European Law: new barriers for Russia or corridors of possibilities.
· Global Civil Society and social aspect of globalization.
· Techniques of civil initiatives.
· Political regimes of states and perspectives of political integration in Europe.

Representatives of Administration and Legislative Assembly of Kaliningrad region, of Ministry for Economic Development and Trade of the RF, other bodies of power, non-governmental organizations, professors of the Higher School of Economics, experts from Poland, Lithuania and Germany will take part in the School.

Participants of the School will work out recommendations and amendments for the laws including drafts of bills, will prepare recommendations on international course of Russia and cooperation with non-for-profit organizations in Europe.

Foundations, public agencies and corporations might sponsor the travel and accommodation costs. We will provide you with official letters of support if necessary.

To become a participant you have to write an essay on the topic “Cooperation of Russia and Europe” and send it with a current curriculum vitae by March, 31 2003 to Please point out which workshop you would like to participate in. The results of the essay competition will be announced in April.


“Lesnoe” holiday hotel, Zelenogradsk, Kaliningrad region, Russia

Additional Information

Accommodation Participants are to pay only for lodging, board travel costs including visas if required. Youth Summer School will be held in “Lesnoe” holiday hotel 10 km far from Zelenogradsk in a wonderful pine forest in the National park “Kurshkaya kosa”. The hotel is 3 minutes far from the sea and not far from Kurskiy gulf. There are sauna, gym and Russian bath-house at the territory of the hotel. Rooms for 2 or 3 with facilitates inside. The price of about 130 Euro includes lodging, board, two excursions and transfer to the holiday hotel.