3rd UNAOC (United Nations Alliance of Civilizations) Annual Summer School - University of Coimbra Portugal

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations ( is calling for applications to attend its third annual Summer School to be held at the University of Coimbra (Portugal) from 4 - 12 August 2012.

The theme for the Summer School is "Bridging Hearts, Opening Minds and Doing Things Together" and aims to bring together 18 to 30 year olds from various regions and different ethnic, cultural, religious, academic and professional backgrounds.

The course aims to strengthen the role of youth in building tolerant and inclusive societies, youth ability to organize and take action and engage in civic participation, as well as identify educational principles to promote a "glocal civil intercultural citizenship".

The different sessions of the Course will be in English.

The course will have a participation fee of 250 euros covering tuition, accommodation, meals and visits included in the programme.

Applications close on 23 June 2012.

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