Summer School in Comparative and Transnational History, 14 -17 September 2015, Fiesole, Italy

Publish Date: Apr 08, 2015

Deadline: Apr 30, 2015

Open to: students of history, the social sciences related fields, in their last year, or graduates

Venue: Fiesole, Italy

Are you dissatisfied with the study of national history and you eager to widen your horizons in the realms of history? If so, the tenth EUI Summer School in Transnational and Comparative History is for you. It will take place in September 2015 in the historic Villa Schifanoia set in beautiful gardens overlooking Florence. The Department of History and Civilizationat the European University Institute is a major centre for the study of comparative and transnational European history and of European history in a global perspective. Whether you are interested in political, social, cultural, intellectual or economic history, it will give you an unique opportunity to broaden your research interests and methodological reflection. You will also have the chance to meet EUI doctoral researchers, participate in the academic life of this centre of excellence, and visit the Library and the Historical Archives of the European Union. Information will also be given on possibilities for pursuing doctoral studies at the European University Institute. The summer school will be held in Fiesole, Italy from 14 September until 17 September 2015.


Eligible to apply are graduate students or students in their last year of study in history, the social sciences related fields. Enrollment numbers are limited and admission is based on merit.
Hotel accommodation is provided in rooms shared with other participant. Daily allowance will be also provided for selected participants during the summer school courses. Travel expenses are not to be covered. Participants should also secure their own medical insurance. No registration fee is to be required.



Submit your application here until the deadline.. 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.

Information & contacts

Francesca Parenti

Department of History and Civilization

Via Boccaccio 121 – 50133 Florence -  Italy
tel.: +39 055 4685 541
fax: +39 055 4685 203

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