Call – Blended Intensive Program – Universitatea Beira Interior, Portugalia

Do you want to be an active member of the European project? This opportunity is for YOU!

The University of Beira Interior is organizing from the 17th of June to the 21st of June 2024 an intensive course dedicated to the following theme: “Communication and power in the 21 st century”.

The program consists of a diverse set of sessions/classes, bringing together several national and international experts, in a teaching-learning model that aims to provide trainees with tools to understand the singularity of the relationship between communication and politics and the new models of political participation through social networks.

This is the time to experience a truly international week, immersing yourself in the culture of the Portuguese countryside.

We are waiting for YOU!

Main INFO:

  • In-person course: June 17 th to June 21 st (Covilhã)
  • Online work: June 1 st to June 15 th (synchronous and asynchronous classes; interactive forum; essay presentation)
  • ECTS awarded: 3 ECTS (depending on attendance and a final essay)
  • Language of instruction: English (minimum B1 level)
  • Number of students from West University of Timisoara/PFC: 4
  • Participant profile from PFC: students from International Relations and European Studies; Public Administration, Political Sciences (BA or MA level).

What we offer:

  • Scholarship: 490€ (paid by West University of Timisoara within the Erasmus short-term mobilities programme)
  • 5 lunches and 2 dinners (inaugural dinner)
  • Coffee breaks
  • Cultural visits
  • Entry to the Covilhã museums
  • Pedagogical material
  • Certificate
  • Gastronomic tasting tour
  • A unique multicultural experience

Not included

  • Trip to Covilhã (from Lisbon and Porto we can explain the better way to arrive to Covilhã, a bus or train ticket will cost 20€ maximum)
  • Accommodation (double room occupancy in the student dorm, walking distance form the venue of the Course – to be paid by participants from the Erasmus scholarship)
  • Meals / other personal expenses (to be paid by participants from the Erasmus scholarship)

Application – please send to before 7th March 2024, 6:00PM:

  • your CV (in English)
  • a Cover letter (1-2 pages in English with your study goals and motivation to attend the course )
  • screenshots from student web/proofs of all your ECTS and weighted averages for all study years/semesters at University until now.

Important condition: students should be able to comply with the selection criteria available for Erasmus short term mobilities (following the internal PFC selection, students will be financed by a short-term Erasmus mobility).