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In order to help you write your Summer University description for the website and the online booklet we created special guidelines available here. You will find there how to avoid common mistakes and how to make your description more attractive and appealing.
We encourage all of you to take a look at them!
This guide on how to submit a Summer University has been created by the SUCT following the CIA (Corpus Iuridicum Aegeense). For issues not mentioned in the CIA, the SUCT decides. We also encourage locals to read the section Event Management (p.40) of the AEGEE Members Manual before start to organise a Summer University.
All Summer Universities must be thematic and the theme should be within the categories suggested by the Summer University Coordination Team (see list below) . You can choose a theme suggested by any Working Group or Project Team or use your own theme. You are encouraged to cooperate with these bodies or any other Working Groups and Project Teams of AEGEE, or even with external organizations.
The theme should give the participants an impression what to expect and the majority of the activities in your Summer University should fit your theme.
The SUCT will review all Summer Universities and approve individually each theme. Themes not solid enough will have to be improved.
The tuition hours should be equally distributed among the days of the Summer University, in other words, a proposal for a Summer University having one week that is fully thematic and a second one that is not will not be accepted.
Apart from the theme, every Summer University must hold an introductive lesson on AEGEE's basics, history, structure, aims, opportunities, etc. Be sure that you include it in the preliminary program field of this form. The AEGEE introduction will be provided by the SUCT. The SUCT will help with the PR material.
Additionally, each Summer University should allocate time for a thematic session (up to 2*1.5 hours). The exact content and the topics will be announced later on in order to choose topics that are up-to-date. The material for this session will be provided by the SUCT.
Antennae and Contact Antennae. Other AEGEE entities or external organisations can organise a Summer University only in collaboration with Antennae and Contact Antennae.
Dancing or singing lessons, workshops about photography, creating your own graffiti, forming your Summer University band, improvisational theatre, there are a lot of possibilities to engage your participants in creative activities and to teach different ways to express oneself.
Create the perfectly green and sustainable event, focus on specific issues like ecocide, sustainable energies or housing, food production, present your local environment with its past and possible future or create your own ideas.
Explore the history of your region or city, your Antenna or other interesting topics. Compare it with the current status and derive possible future developments. Depending on the topic, you can investigate it under different aspects, e.g. from a political, environmental or social perspective.
Teach your local language(s) in the tuition hours of a Summer Course (+), have general workshops about linguistics and language related topics, use additional activities and games to help your participants find a fun approach to the topics.
The last years have seen a lot of different crises that affected our strongly connected societies, but also the acknowledgement of the European Union as major player for peace and stability by the Nobel Committee. Identify, teach and discuss the issues you find most important and/or create ways how to get active and provide solutions or improvements.
It's the summer, the perfect season for outdoor activities. Engage your participants in different kinds of sports, create a great group spirit by making them cooperate in teams. Maybe you even have an unusual local or national sport that you would like to show? Additionally, workshops around various aspects of sports in our society can be organized.
For many, nonformal education is a core aspect of AEGEE and possibly one of the best experiences you can have. You can organize an European School Summer University (ESSU) together with the AEGEE- Academy or choose your own training focus and create activities around it.
For most people who participated in an international workcamp, it was the best experience in their lives. The participants of your Summer University can work together on a social project to form an amazing group spirit. You can create such a project on your own, or cooperate with a local NGO, which we strongly recommend. If you are unsure how to organize this or how to find possible partner organizations, you can contact the SUCT (email@example.com).
|Summer Course (SC)||Summer Course Plus (SC+)||Travelling Summer University (TSU)|
|Duration (min - max)||111 - 28 nights||14 - 28 nights||14 - 28 nights|
|Maximum fee per night (not per day)||10 €||12.85 €||12.85 €|
|Minimum number of participants||15||15||15|
|Minimum tuition per week||14 hours||20 hours||10 hours|
The following things must be provided with no exceptions:
The SUCT can make exceptions to the General Rules of the Summer Universities if a reasonable explanation is provided. We will study in detail each case.
By submitting this form you assure that all the information is true and can only suffer minor variations in the final implementation. The SUCT will supervise the programs of all the Summer Universities and give back a feedback (if needed) before every Summer University starts. The SUCT will compose a list of locals who haven't followed the rules and deadlines and will give it to the next SUCT so that they can take the appropriate measures.