Yuste Foundation offers 260 grants for the 2022 Campus Yuste international summer-autumn courses
The European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation opens the application period to qualify for 260 grants that will finance the tuition, accommodation and maintenance expenses incurred by the courses included in the Campus Yuste training programme. The courses are held within the framework of the 23rd edition of the University of Extremadura’s international summer-autumn courses. The training sessions will be held between June and September at the Monastery of Yuste (Cáceres), in Guadalupe and online. (25/04/2022)
The courses that offer forty grants and will be held at the Monastery of Yuste are the following: “Iberian dialogues. José Saramago: A minute, a century”, which will be held from 27 to 29 June; “The Worlds of Charles V. Humanism, Education and Transmission of Knowledge in Europe and America”, from 6 to 8 July; “Youth and Europe: The Past, Present and Future of Building a Peaceful Continent”, which is scheduled to be held from 13 to 15 July; “The Challenge of Working Together: EU-Latin America and the Caribbean Relations in the Face of Major Global Challenges”, organised from 20 to 22 July.
The course “Universal Accessibility, Social Inclusion and Leverage for Change Towards Equality”, which offers twenty grants, is organised from 21 to 23 September. And finally, Guadalupe will host the course “Elio Antonio de Nebrija: From Extremadura to America” which will take place from 27 to 29 July.
Regarding online courses, Yuste Foundation has organised two that offer twenty grants each through the Latin American Virtual Campus. They are the following: “Heritage and Territorial Identity” to be held from 27 June to 22 July, and “Teaching by Means of Videos”, which will take place from 14 to 16 September.
The deadline to apply for grants ends on 20 May. Information and application form: www.fundacionyuste.org/campus-yuste/becas/
The following may apply and benefit from one of these grants: those who are nationals of a country of the European Union or of one of the countries that are members of the United Nations or who have permanent observer missions at United Nations Headquarters as well as being a third-country national when the residence status is established in one of the countries mentioned above; be registered in official degrees from universities in the EU or from one of the countries that are admitted in each call leading to a degree, a master’s, a technical engineering degree, a technical architecture degree, a bachelor’s degree, an engineering degree, an architecture degree, a master’s degree or a doctorate; the potential beneficiaries should have got their degree in the last five years prior to the publication of this call, be unemployed or have a training contract in force, and not enjoy other grants and/or study grants for the same purpose and for the same course.
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This training programme aims to carry out specialised courses and meetings from a multidisciplinary point of view. The goal of these activities is to foster debate and reflection among university students, researchers and professionals on the process of European construction and integration, as well as current European issues, and other topics related to the history and memory of Europe and Latin America, or the Foundation’s founding objectives.
The purpose of the Campus Yuste grants is to make the training programme known to as many people as possible and encourage their participation even beyond national borders, enabling the participation and presence of university students, researchers, experts and professionals interested in each subject of study.
Each year, the courses are held in a unique setting: the Monastery of San Jerónimo de Yuste, which enables contact and exchange of knowledge between students and speakers who will share reflections with experts in the field and with personalities of first academic, political or social level. The location is, in short, a space for reflection, thought, culture and science. Attendance to the Campus Yuste courses will be subject to the health situation and the rules dictated by the authorities when they are scheduled.