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Research Globalisation Studies Groningen (GSG) Summer School on Arab Spring Transitions: Elections and Citizenship

Summer School on Arab Spring Transitions: Elections and Citizenship

4 August - 13 August 2014, Sousse, Tunisia

During the last three years the rapid political transformations that have swept across the Middle East and North Africa have brought about a myriad of challenges for transitional governments, among these have been the holding of free and fair elections. Elections have played a pivotal role in establishing the trajectories of Arab Spring transitions, while electoral participation, active citizenship, and the holding of free and fair elections have proven crucial to both the legitimacy of transitional governments and establishing enduring governing institutions at the local and national levels. It is within this context that we will return to the University of Sousse’s Faculty of Law and Political Science for our third annual summer school on a theme related to Tunisia’s political transition. Last year we held our successful summer school on Democracy and Good Governance and 2012 marked our first summer school at Sousse, which was on Democracy and Transitional Justice.

Key Themes
Elections and Transitions in Tunisia, Libya & Egypt
Elections and Democracy
Gender and Elections
Electoral Participation
Youth Activism

University of Groningen Student Tuition Hostel Accommodation (Full):
There is a special subsidized rate for RUG students which is only 650 Euros. This includes excursions within Tunisia, all meals and accommodation in Sousse!

Student Tuition - Accommodation with Tunisian Student Family (Open):
Includes tuition and accommodation with a student host family in Sousse. All meals and excursions within Tunisia are also included in the fee of 600 Euros.

Student Tuition - Non-accommodation
This option allows you to book your own accommodation in Sousse at your own expense. 500 Euros.

International Student Tuition:
Tuition fees for non-RUG students are 1150 Euros, which includes excursions within Tunisia, all meals and accommodation in Sousse!

Apply Now!
Apply now by sending your application form and CV to regsummerschool gmail.com

The participants of the 2013 edition
The participants of the 2013 edition
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