Author Topic: HEC 2011 Summer School: Comparative and Transnational History at European University Institute  (Read 1716 times)


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Are you convinced that national history and its approaches are limited? Do you want to look beyond the nation in which you live? In this case, you may be interested in attending the HEC 2011 Summer School which will take place in one of the most evocative places in Florence: Villa Schifanoia.   

The Department of History and Civilization at the European University Institute is a major centre of comparative and transnational European history. The courses will allow you to continue and to broaden your research interests in this field.

Well-known specialists from the European University Institute and from other European outstanding institutions will present interesting ways of writing the history of Europe as well as raising important questions on its development.

You will have the opportunity to meet our researchers, who are preparing their Ph.Ds. in this European institution, participate in a seminar in this centre of excellence, visit the Library, the Historical Archives of the European Union and have find out about how to apply to the European University Institute.   

Most courses are held in English, but also other EU languages are accepted. In the evening, you will have the opportunity to visit Florence, one of the most beautiful towns of the world!


•   Participants should be students of history, the social sciences and related fields of any nationality.
•   Participants should be graduates or students in their last year.
•   Enrolment numbers are limited and admission is based on merit.


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•   Hotel accommodation is provided in rooms shared with other participant/s) and an allowance of €30 per day for five days. Travel expenses are not paid.
•   Participants must have their own medical insurance and pay any medical fees themselves. 
•   Small supplementary grants may be awarded to students from CEE countries.
•   No registration fee is requested.


•   Participants must stay in Florence for the entire duration of the course.
•   Attendance at all lessons is obligatory.
•   A certificate of participation is issued at the end of the course.


Send the completed application form and a letter giving your field of interest and reasons for attending the Summer School as e-mail attachment to

Application Form (Ms Word)

Tel. [+39] 055 4685 541
Fax [+39] 055 4685 203

Deadline: 15 May, 2011.

Source: European University Institute - Summer School in Comparative and Transnational History: Theories, Methodology and Case Studies

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