Summer School | Global Challenges

Applications are open for the summer course “Global Challenges”. The course will be held between September 24 and September 28 and will be coordinated by Professor Fernando Jorge Cardoso, researcher from the Center of International Studies (CEI-IUL). It will have a duration of 20 hours, running from Monday to Friday between 6pm and 10:30pm .

The course is organised by the Center for International Studies and the Institute for Public and Social Policies of ISCTE-IUL and benefits from a partnership with the Institute Marquês de Valle Flôr and the Lisbon Club. Global Challenges is designed to reach post-graduate students as well as other candidates interested in international and development studies, pursuing a high-quality research career or working as development practitioners, international relations professionals, strategy studies experts, economists or other social sciences professions.

It is a multidisciplinary course, focusing on the political, economic and security issues that shape and reconfigure the architecture of the international system. Its major goal consists in the analysis and understanding of the political and strategic framework that shape geopolitics, economy and international development as well and of the strategy of the major global actors.

  • Coordination: Fernando Jorge Cardoso
  • Applications: April 16 – September 14
  • Date: September 24-28, 2018
  • Hours: 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
  • Credits: 6 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Price: 150 Euros
  • Application and registration fees: € 35

Panel 1 – Geopolitics & Global Economy

Panel 2 – Energy Transition & Climate Change

Panel 3 – Growth Models & Development Challenges

Panel 4 – Global Security Threats

Panel 5 – The EU between Integration & Nationalism

The summer course is also funded with national funds by FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, in the framework of the project UID/CPO/03122/2013.

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CEI-Iscte (Centre for International Studies) is a university-based multidisciplinary research center at ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL). CEI-Iscte aims at promoting interdisciplinary research in Social Sciences, International Relations and Economy, focusing in its areas of geographic specialisation: Africa, Asia, Europe, and Transatlantic Relations.

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