apply for the 18th drc summer school 2023

Join our DRC Summer School and receive up-to-date knowledge about the political, economic and social challenges of the Danube Region!


Do you have research results about the Danube region that you would like to share? Or would you just like to express your thoughts and learn from experts? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the region? What is the future of academia ahead? Register if you are interested in the region’s political, economic, historical and social processes - discover our workshops and present your idea and research. In addition, enjoy the gorgeous city of Cluj-Napoca and the social programs including excursions! After the end of the Summer School, the contributions will be included as an article in the scientific journal “Der Donauraum” (“Danube Region”) published regularly by the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM).

application process


  1. Fill out the application form online by 31 May 2023, at the latest 
  2. Wait for the decision of the board
  3. Selected participants will be informed on 15 June 2023, at the latest



18th DRC Summer School

on Regional Cooperation 


Transformation of post-war Europe: 

Challenging universities and research in the Danube Region


16-22 July 2023

Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Workshop topics:

  1. Democratic recovery in wartime Europe
  2. Inclusion and diversity in times of war
  3. Digital is taking over – threat or opportunity?
  4. Towards European strategic autonomy 

details of the summer school 2023

  • Date 16-22 July 2023
  • Application deadline 31 May 2023
  • Target group BA, MA, PhD level scientists and researchers
  • Registration fee none
  • Accommodation provided and covered by the organisers 
  • Board provided and covered by the organisers  
  • Travel covered by the organisers up to 200 €  
  • Language of instruction English
  • Course location Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Organisers Danube Rectors’ Conference (DRC), Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM), Babeș-Bolyai University, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca 

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