International Summer School August 6 - 20, 2016
International Burch University, through its Continuing Education Center, is offering an international summer school ‘’Social Entrepreneurship - The Balkans Challenge’’, as a diverse program to learn about socialengagement and entrepreneurship, and to meet the culture of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as one of the unique societies at Balkans.
Since the country has suffered a conflict in ’90, the number of socially oriented organizationshas risen up to today. Participants of the program will have a perfect environment to investigate the dimension of social entrepreneurship, learning how to set up one, and how to target it to effect the certain group of the society.
Furthermore, the program enables the participants to introduce with the local ethnic, religious, and mentality characteristics which will result in better understanding, and dropping the eventual prejudices. Visits to local social entrepreneurship organizations, and exchange of the experiences with their experts are planned as a practical dimension of the program.
The country of Bosnia and Herzegovina itself is a wonderful mixture of East and West, modern and traditional, where many civilizations and empires left their trace. Participants will also be able to feel the Austro - Hungarian, Ottoman, and Roman influence that is still rich in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Deadline: June 15, 2016
Eligibility: Undergraduate, Master students; minimum 7.5 GPA
Applications: via [email protected] (name, gender, country, telephone number)
Quota: 25 participants
ECTS: (3 credits Social Entrepreneurship, 2 credits Bosnian Language)
Questions: [email protected] / 0038733944440
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