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13th Summer Academy 2014

HUNGARY 12-20 JULY 2014

Summer Academies
The 13th Summer Academy is organized by the Euracademy Association in cooperation with the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Institute for Regional Studies, West Hungarian Research Unit, on the theme "Volunteering and Sustainable Rural Development" and will take place on 12th-20th July 2014 in Szombathely, Hungary. Click here to download the official announcement of the event and the registration form. If you wish to apply for a scholarship click here to download the application.

The 12th Summer Academy was organized by the Euracademy Association in cooperation with the Notranjski Ekološki Center, on the theme "The cultural and creative industries a challenge for sustainable rural development" and took place on 13th-21st July 2013 in Loški potok, Slovenia. The Academy brought together 40 people from 13 European countries. Click here to learn more about the event. To see some photos of the event, check out the Photo Album. 

The 11th Summer Academy , was organised by the Euracademy Association in cooperation with the Estonian University of Life Sciences, on the theme “Rural Tourism Revisited” in Tartu, Estonia and will take place on 24th June–1st July 2012. For more information download the Summer Academy Announcement. If you wish to see the lecture presentations of the 11th Summer Academy, please click here.

The 10th Summer Academy , was organised by the Euracademy Association in cooperation with the University of Valencia, , on the theme of “Local Governance and Sustainable Rural Development” in Gandia, Spain and took place place on 27th August – 4th September 2011. The Academy brought together 32 people from 12 European countries. A report of the event can be viewed here.

The 9th Summer Academy , was organised by the Euracademy Association in cooperation with the University of Oulu, Lönnrot Institute and LAG Living Kainuu Leader, on the theme of “Social Innovation and Sustainable Rural Development” in Karhulanvaara, Suomussalmi, Finland and took place on the 27th June - 4th July 2010. The Academy brought together 36 people from 9 European countries. Click here to learn more about the event. To see some photos of the event, check out the Photo Album.

The 8th Summer Academy , organised by the Euracademy Association on the theme of “Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development: an integrated approach” in San Marco dei Cavoti, Benevento, Italy, was hosted by the CNR-IBIMET and Fondazione LEE IACOCCA. The Academy brought together 40 people from 12 European countries. Click here to learn more about the event. To see some photos of the event, check out the Photo Album

The 7th Summer Academy , organised by the Euracademy Association, on the theme “Sustainable 2020 for Rural Environment in Europe”, took place between 16-24 August 2008 in ŽElimlje, Slovenia. The Academy brought together 40 people from 8 different European countries, including ex-particpants to Summer Academies and members of Euracademy Association. Please click here to learn more about the event. To see some photos of the event, check the Photo Album.

The 6th Summer Academy , organised by the Euracademy Association, on the theme “Culture and Sustainable Rural Development” took place in Chania, island of Crete, Greece between 17th - 26th August 2007 at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania. The Academy brought together 60 people from 17 different European countries, including ex-participants to Summer Academies and other members of the Euracademy Association. Please click here to learn more about the event. To see some photos of the event check the Photo Album

The 5th Summer Academy , organised by the Euracademy Association, on the theme “The role of education and lifelong learning in Sustainable Rural Development” took place in GYOR, Hungary, between 1st - 8th July 2006, hosted by the West-Hungarian Research Institute Centre for Regional, Studies of Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The Academy brought together about 50 people from 12 European countries, including many ex-participants to Summer Academies and other members of the Euracademy Association. Please click here to learn more about the event. To see some photos of the event check the Photo Album.

The 4th Summer Academy , organised by the Euracademy Association, on the theme “Social Capital and Sustainable Rural Development” took place in Ilmajoki, Finland between 3-12 June 2005, hosted by the Ruralia Institute of the University of Helsinki and sponsored by the Finish Ministry of Agriculture. The Academy brought together about 50 people from 12 European countries, including many ex-participants to Summer Academies and other members of the Euracademy Association. Please click here to learn more about the event.

The 3rd Summer Academy , organised by the Euracademy Association, on the theme “Diversification of Rural Economies and Sustainable Rural Development in the Enlarged Europe” was held in Przysiek between the 16th and 25th of July 2004, hosted by the Nicolaus Copernicus University. The Academy brought together about 40 people, including many ex-participants to Summer Academies and other members of the Euracademy Association.
Please click here to learn more about the event. To see some photos of the event check the Photo Album.

The 2nd Summer Academy on the theme “Information Society and Sustainable Rural Development” was held in Ioannina, Greece, on 12th–21st July 2003. The Academy brought together about 60 people from 17 European countries, who for 10 days have learned, enjoyed and exchanged ideas and experiences.
Please click here to learn more about the event. To see some photos of the event check the Photo Album.

The 1st Summer Academy on the theme “Developing Sustainable Rural Tourism” was held in Gotland, Sweden, on 10th-21st August 2002. The Academy brought together about 60 people from 19 European countries, who for 12 days have learned, enjoyed and exchanged ideas and experiences.
Please click here to learn more about the event. To see some photos of the event check the Photo Album.