Open call: European Summer School on Internet Governance

7 January 2022

Credits European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG)

The next European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG) will take place on
17 – 23 July 2022. Applications are open starting from 1 January 2022.

Do you want to understand the multi-layer, multi-player mechanisms of Internet Governance? Do you want to know what the political, economic, social and legal implications of Internet Governance are? Do you want to learn what is behind cryptic acronyms like ICANN, RIR, DNS, ccTLD, gTLD, iDN, IPv6, ISP, IETF, W3C, IAB, WHOIS, GAC, IGF, WGIG and WSIS? Do want to get more detailed information about technical Internet standards, protocols, codes, domain names, IP addresses, registries and registrars? Are you interested to look deeper into the opportunities and risks of the emerging global Internet Economy? Do you want to become an Internet Governance leader of tomorrow?

Then you should apply for the 16th European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG). The 2022 Summer School offers a unique multidisciplinary high level 48 hours academic programme. The programme is a balanced mixture of theoretical lectures with world leading academics as well as practical presentations from well-known experts working directly in the technical community, the market or in policy making organisations. It offers unique opportunities for learning in a multi stakeholder environment, which includes also intense and individual interactive communication with faculty members and fellows from all over the world. The faculty is chaired by Wolfgang Kleinwächter, Professor Emeritus for Internet Policy and Regulation at the Department for Media and Information Studies, University of Aarhus.

Applications will be accepted from students and individuals working in the private sector, in governments or in civil society groups from all over the world. There is no age limit. Application criteria are a basic academic degree or relevant practical experiences.

Participation fee/fellowships
We offer different payment models for various stakeholders:

Corporate fee (contains no sponsoring components): 5.000 EUR, plus 19% VAT
Standard fee (half of the fee is supported by sponsors): 2.500 EUR, plus 19% VAT
Students fee (most of the fee is supported by sponsors): 500 EUR, plus 19% VAT

  • six nights‘ accommodation in St. Afra Monastery
  • meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee)
  • social events
  • WiFi access and
  • teaching material.

Application for a fellowship (full or partly) is possible for fellows from countries of emerging economies until 31  March 2022. Since there is only a limited number of fellowships available, we encourage everyone to consider the self-funding of travel costs or to apply for the reduced students fee. This will increase the chance to be selected significantly!