Summer School on Development along the New Silk Road: China and the CEE
Summer School on Development along the New Silk Road: China and the CEE
Center for Asian Studies
University of Economics, Prague


The summer programme is focused on the Belt and Road (B&R) initiative and its potential between China and CEE countries. The programme offers unique opportunity for students to learn more about economic and political relations between the two regions, lessons learned from the economic transformation in the CEE region as well as specific business and investment environment in the region. The programme is aimed at enhancing academic, business and international relations competency of the participants with many stimuli for their personal development.

The summer school is primarily open for master degree students, PhDs and young professionals in business, economy and international trade/relations fields. The courses are taught by leading academic experts in the field from the Czech Republic and other CEE countries together with distinguished guest lecturers (politicians, diplomats, businessmen from both regions) who will all share their knowledge with the students. Participants will also experience inspiring field visits to interesting sites in the Czech Republic. Selected students can obtain an internship in stimulating business organisations in the Czech Republic to enhance their competency development (please refer to the internship information).

Maximum capacity per study group is 25 students.