Call for Applications for Autumn School For Georgian and Ukrainian Students 

"Russia’s War in Ukraine and Black Sea Regional Dynamics: Actors, Processes and Perspectives"

  • The Autumn School is organized by Ilia State University (Georgia) in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) and will take place on 17-21 October, 2022 in Tbilisi, Georgia.  
  • The school will bring together Georgian and Ukrainian students from various disciplines and offer them an opportunity to discuss the ongoing war through multidisciplinary perspectives (Political Science, International Relations, History etc.) with peers, and researchers from different countries. During five days of the school, participants will attend the lectures and seminars dedicated to the historical background, causes, current processes and future prospects of the war through the Black Sea regional perspective; work in groups on short papers on relevant issues, that will be made public on the blog of the school; learn more about Tbilisi and Georgia in general, its history and culture.
  • Eligibility Criteria and Certification:

Students from Ukrainian State Universities and students from Ilia State University, Bachelor (II, III, IV year) and Master students from the fields of Social Sciences and Humanities, with a good command of English language, who have special interest in the field of Peace and Security studies are welcome to apply.
All students who successfully complete the Autumn School will receive certificates of participation.

  • Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Working Language: English
  • Dates:  17-21 October, 2022

How to Apply:

In order to apply for the Autumn School, please send us your CV and the argumentative essay (in English) to the following e-mail address: Ця електронна адреса захищена від спам-ботів. Вам необхідно увімкнути JavaScript, щоб побачити її.

The essay should be approximately 500-800 words long and it should be on one of the following topics:

1. "The international community and the war in Ukraine: how timely and adequate was the response?" or
2. "How is the war in Ukraine changing the world? Political, economic and other implications"

In the "subject" of the letter, please, indicate:  Autumn School 2022

  • The deadline for submission of applications is 8 September, 2022. 18:00 p.m (Tbilisi Time).
  • The project will cover all travel and accommodation expenses for Ukrainian participants.

Selection process will take place in two stages:

  • Selection of applications;
  • Interviews with the representatives of organization committee (9-10 September)

Selected candidates will be informed by 20 September, 2022 via e-mail.

For further questions, write us to the email: Ця електронна адреса захищена від спам-ботів. Вам необхідно увімкнути JavaScript, щоб побачити її.

ილიას სახელმწიფო უნივერსიტეტი • Ilia State University Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Ukraine Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung South Caucasus