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Summer Academy for Young Professionals

The Summer Academy for Young Professionals is carried out by Lund University on behalf of the Swedish Institute.

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The Swedish Institute Summer Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) is a training programme developed to build awareness, capacity and resilience in the practice of governance in the Baltic Sea region, the countries in the EU Eastern Partnership and the Western Balkans. The aim of SAYP is also to strengthen young professionals and their individual capabilities to meet the requirements of a modern governance structure. The overall thematic framework is sustainable modern governance. During SAYP, the participants will be able to expand their own contact networks and share ideas, experiences and challenges. In 2020, Lund University is organising two thematic modules within SAYP. One module focuses on innovation ecosystems and entrepreneurship (Western Balkans) and the other on human rights and decentralisation within public administration (Baltic Sea Region/EU Eastern Partnership).

Innovation Ecosystems and Entrepreneurship (Western Balkans)


Dates: 25 May–5 June 2020
Target countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Sweden
Application period: 11 February–11 March 2020

Learn more about the module and the application procedure (PDF 1 MB, new window)

Learn more about the SAYP programme and the application requirements on the Swedish Institute's website

Apply for the module here (external webpage)

Perspectives on Multi-level Governance, Decentralisation and Human Rights (Baltic Sea Region/EU Eastern Partnership)


Dates: 1–12 June 2020
Target countries: Armenia, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Sweden and Ukraine
Application period: 11 February–11 March 2020

Learn more about the module and the application procedure (PDF 1.3 MB, new window)

Learn more about the SAYP programme and the application requirements on the Swedish Institute's website

Apply for the module here (external webpage)

Page Manager:

Contact information

Malin Pahlmblad

Lund University Commissioned Education

contact [at] education [dot] lu [dot] se

 

Application and information

Applications to the modules at Lund University are made through Lund University’s application portal.
Please follow the links below for further instructions: