The Weimar Jena Akademie in partnership with the Bauhaus Universität Weimar and co-financed by the European Union, is organizing its 10th edition of the Weimar Summer Courses.

The Weimar Summer Courses will offer around 80 participants from different countries a two week program of diverse activities in small work groups which will include seminars, lectures, workshops and discussion circles in English, but also excursions, visits to museums, exhibitions and other cultural sites in Weimar.

There will be three parallel and cross-sector courses on Philosophy, Art and Sustainability, and Media and Society. The aim of these courses is to recall historical experiences of the development of democracy in Europe and use the knowledge they provide in order to envisage future developments. The courses will specifically address important anniversaries for 2009, such as: the creation of the Weimar Republic and the foundation of the Bauhaus in Weimar in 1919; the peaceful revolution in 1989; as well as Schiller's and Goethe's birthdays.

Additional courses will also be offered in German from August 16th to 29th.

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