Call for Application 2024

The next EuroSSIG, the 18th edition, will take place on 13-20 July 2024. The call for application is closed now.

For the Internet Governance Leaders of Tomorrow: Learning in a Multi Stakeholder Environment

Do you want to understand the multi-layer, multi-player mechanisms of Internet Governance? Do you want to know what the political, economic, social and legal implications of Internet Governance are? Do you want to learn what is behind cryptic acronyms like ICANN, RIR, DNS, ccTLD, gTLD, IDN, IPv6, ISP, IETF, W3C, IAB, WHOIS, GAC, IGF, WGIG and WSIS? Do want to get more detailed information about technical Internet standards, protocols, codes, domain names, IP addresses, registries and registrars? Are you interested to look deeper into the opportunities and risks of the emerging global Internet Economy? Do you want to become an Internet Governance leader of tomorrow?

Then you should apply for the 18th European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG). The 2024 Summer School offers a unique multidisciplinary high level 48 hours academic programme. The programme is a balanced mixture of theoretical lectures with world leading academics as well as practical presentations from well-known experts working directly in the technical community, the market or in policy making organisations. It offers unique opportunities for learning in a multi stakeholder environment, which includes also intense and individual interactive communication with faculty members and fellows from all over the world. The faculty is chaired by Wolfgang Kleinwächter, Professor Emeritus for Internet Policy and Regulation at the Department for Media and Information Studies, University of Aarhus.

Applications will be accepted from students and individuals working in the private sector, in governments or in civil society groups from all over the world. There is no age limit. Application criterions are a basic academic degree or relevant practical experiences.

Participation fee / fellowships
We offer different models for various stakeholders:

Self funded fellows (Applications possible until 31 March):

  • Full fee (contains no sponsoring components): 5.000 EUR, plus 19% VAT
    Target groups are WEOG corporate entities and governments.
  • Standard fee (half of the fee is supported by our overall budget): 2.500 EUR, plus 19% VAT
    Target groups are international operating NGO’s and employees from sponsors.

Fellowships (Applications possible until 29 February):

  • Students fee : 500 EUR, plus 19% VAT.
    It is a fellowship because most of the fee is supported by our overall budget. Eligible for application are university students from the WEOG region, and stakeholder who are not students from emerging economies.
  • Fellowship excluding travel costs.
     Eligible for application are university students from emerging economies, and stakeholder from emerging economies.
  • Fellowships including travel costs can only be awarded if we can cooperate with special funding programmes that are aimed at specific interest groups. We will approach appropriate target groups as soon as we have such an opportunity. Therefore, applications for a fellowship including travel costs is not possible.All of the above fees as well as the fellowships cover the following components:
  • seven nights‘ accommodation in St. Afra Monastery (this includes arrival one day prior of the programme start)
  • meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee)
  • social events
  • WiFi access and
  • teaching material.

20 seats are reserved for fellowships and up to 10 seats for self funded fellows.

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