"Identities Under Pressure?" Changing European Union, New Global Order in the Making

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June 28 - July 07
Organizing unit
Centre for International Relations
Application deadline
June 05
Course fee
350 EUR
Target group
Undergraduate, graduate and PhD students
Language of instruction
3 ECTS credit points
Course Location
Pécs, Hungary


Would you like to learn about the current challenges of the European Union and improve your communication skills in one of the most beautiful cities of Central Europe?

Come to the heart of Europe, to the gorgeous city of Pécs in Hungary and join our Summer School "Identities Under Pressure?" Changing European Union, New Global Order in the Making from 28 June to 7 July 2018.


Our intensive and very enjoyable summer course examines the changing intercultural climate within the European Union in light of global challenges and pressures such as the ongoing refugee crisis, transnational terrorism and regional cooperation across Central and Eastern Europe, especially within the Visegrad Four. Globalization, or more precisely,”Glocalization,” will be discussed from various identity-related angles, including the perspectives of university cities bearing the title “European Capital of Culture.”

Click HERE to acess the complete preliminary program of the EU and the World CEEPUS Summer School


5 reasons to join the “Changing European Union” Summer School:


  • improve your speaking skills while learning about the current threats and opportunities of present-day European Union
  • it is more than just study! – enjoy the great social programs including concerts, local trips, karaoke party, sport contests, pub visiting, and the best intercultural party and the amazing Pécs Light Festival
  • attend an affordable summer program – the very reasonable program fee includes accommodation for the 10 days, 2 hot meals per day and all social programs
  • have fun in an international environment, make new life-long friendships
  • enjoy the gorgeous location - Pécs is one of the most beautiful central European cities with a rich culture dating back to the Roman Empire, the European Capital of Culture of 2010 – safe, Mediterranean UniverCity, full of pubs, cafés and restaurants
Social program 

Our International Summer School will give you an opportunity to do more than just study!

During your stay we will organize various cultural events, such as our famous Quiz Night where different teams will compete with their knowledge about the European Union. We will also have a Pizza Night organised just for you! Is there anything better than chilling with a slice of pizza?

Do you want to also see some magic?

Our Summer School will provide you with the opportunity to be a part of the Zsolnay Light Festival, which is a multi-arts festival blending the amazing legacy of Pécs's 2000 years of history with a fantasy world. A whirl of cultural adventures and magical light projections in several locations throughout the downtown for three days.



Fees and Payment 

Program fee: 350 EUR

Program fee includes: course fee, meals, accommodation, social activities

Application deadline : 1 June, 2018



We provide you with accommodation in double rooms in one of our fully equipped dormitories.

Our dormitories are located in a quiet, residential area of the city. The venue of education as well as the city centre are easily accessible from our dormitories which have recently been renovated and meet the students’ requirements on the highest level. The rooms are non-smoking, nicely furnished and contain bathrooms. The shared bathrooms are new and modern.  Bed linen is supplied and rooms serviced regularly. Free Internet access is available.


How to Apply 

  You can find the online application form at: https://neptun-web1.tr.pte.hu/UniPoll/Survey.aspx?surveyid=176057578&lng=en-US

Brochures and videos 

Watch this film to see how HAPPY people are in Pécs:


Film about the very diverse and fabulous international student community of the University of Pécs showcasting themselves at the International Evening in 2014:


More films about the city and the univesity:


Contact Us 

Should you have any further questions please contact our colleague:

Dr. Gyöngyi Pozsgai

Study Abroad and Summer School Program Manager


To visit the Office:

The Summer School Office is located at 4 Vasvári Pál street, Rector’s Office, Centre for International Relations, office No 128.


Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10.00am - 15:00pm

Telephone Enquiries:

Tel: +36-72-501-500/12418

Postal Address:

Rector's Cabinet, Centre for Internationalization and Connections

University of Pécs,Vasvári Pál u. 4.

7622 Pécs, Hungary

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