Opportunity for EHU Students: Vilnius Summer Academy

A Cooperation Project of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des

deutschen Volkes) with Vilnius University and the European Humanities University, Vilnius

The German Academic Scholarship Foundation is inviting EHU students to take part in the
International Academy of the Studienstiftung in Vilnius from 29 th July – 7 th August 2024. The
Summer Academy will not only offer a rich academic syllabus, but also a myriad of opportunities for
cultural, artistic, and athletic activities, social interaction, and networking among a select group of
highly motivated students.
As a participant at the Academy, you will be studying in a group of highly motivated students, in a
course taught by internationally renowned scholars. You will benefit from the rich academic, social,
athletic, and cultural activities the Academy has to offer. You will be able to forge connections with one of the leading academic foundations in Europe and expand your personal, international network, as the Academy will bring together students and scholars from Vilnius, Germany, Switzerland, and the US. Not least of all, as a participant at the Academy, you can look forward to one and a half weeks of inspiring academic exchange, interacting with exciting people – and simply a lot of fun.

Students from the European Humanities University in Vilnius can participate in the Academy free
of charge.

Students who are admitted to the Academy will be able to choose among the following courses:

  • Ukraine in 2024: An International Inflection Point
  • Nation and Democracy in Modern Ukraine
  • Digital Disinformation in Europe: Analyzing, Criticizing, Countering
  • Myth and Reality: The Lives and Memories of Jews in Lithuania and Eastern Europe

We will be very pleased to receive applications from interested students. Please send your short letter of motivation to participate in a course of your choice, as well as any other questions to SAk- until May 31.

The Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes – German Academic Scholarship Foundation – is the
oldest, largest, and most prestigious academic foundation in Germany awarding scholarships to
exceptionally gifted students.

The Studienstiftung currently supports around 13,900 students and 1,400 doctoral candidates, with approximately 2,000 new students and 280 doctoral candidates admitted every year. Scholarships of the Studienstiftung are awarded to outstanding students
irrespective of their political, ideological, or religious convictions and affiliations.