Summer School ‘Multicultural Azerbaijan: Learn, Explore, Share’

Deadline:  30 June 2015
Open to: international students who are willing to broaden their horizons, learn the experience of Azerbaijani multiculturalism.
Venue: 22 july — 02 august 2015, Baku, Azerbaijan


Baku International Multiculturalism Centre launches the Summer School named “Multicultural Azerbaijan: learn, explore, share” for students, who are interested in developing and deepening their knowledge about Azerbaijani multiculturalism and sharing experiences with one another. Summer School program provides the great opportunity to explore new topics regarding Azerbaijani multiculturalism and benefit from Azerbaijani experience to make a progress in this field in their country.

What are the goals of the Summer school?

Drawing on an increasing interest in the study of one semester special course “Azerbaijani multiculturalism” at 7 (seven) various universities the Summer School «Multicultural Azerbaijan: learn, explore, share» aims at bringing together undergraduate and graduate students of those universities studying this course. Along with the seminars on Azerbaijani history, language, ethnography, culture, the participants will be given the opportunity to experience the realities of Azerbaijan, such as to travel Azerbaijani regions, in which they can explore traditions, different customs and traditions of different ethnic groups. In general, we can identify 3 goals of the course:

  • To obtain knowledge about Azerbaijani ethnology, culture and history;
  • To raise awareness about the “Azerbaijani multiculturalism” course not only in theory but also in practice;
  • To meet friends from all over the world and cooperate with them in the future.

How will you benefit from the Summer School?

While getting knowledge about Azerbaijan, students will obtain practical experience of some key points in studying Azerbaijani multiculturalism. Students are expected to share their experiences, gained during the summer school, among the students of their universities and other universities in the country. Besides, the course provides students with the unique opportunity to collect the materials, photos and information regarding Azerbaijani history, culture and ethnography and utilize them not only in their further experiences but also in our future challenges for foreign students.

All participants will receive certificates at the end of the Summer school.


The Summer School is open to motivated students who are willing to broaden their horizons, get familiarized with Azerbaijani culture and learn the experience of Azerbaijani multiculturalism.

Undergraduate and graduate students may apply. Participation in summer school is available for every student but the preference will be given to those who attended the course “Azerbaijani multiculturalism” which has been delivered at 7 (seven) universities.


All expenses (travel, accommodation, meals) will be covered by Baku International Multiculturalism Centre.


We kindly ask you to attach the scanned (pdf) version of your passport. For Azeri student scan of identification card.

*The filled blanks must be forwarded to this mail :

In order to apply, register HERE.

If you have any questions, write to:

The official web-page.


The Workers Lab is hosting a Summer Institute! 

We wanted to send you a reminder that we are currently accepting applications (deadline June 9th). 

The Workers Lab 2015 Summer Institute is designed for entrepreneurs & organizers seeking feedback on their business ideas, ventures, and/or platforms focused on building power for U.S. workers. The 2015 Summer Institute is an extension of The Workers Lab, a program that invests in building an ecosystem of initiatives that support the next generation worker movement. To be considered, submissions must have a revenue generating strategy and be replicable across industries and/or geographies.

The Institute will support entrepreneurs & organizers to get feedback on their business ideas, ventures, and/or platforms. We see this as a critical tool to build an ecosystem of support for people working to build power for U.S. workers. As always, considered submissions must have a revenue generating strategy and be replicable across industries and/or geographies.

When: July 28th – 30th, 2015

Where: Oakland, CA

Includes travel & lodging!

For all program details and to apply, please visit

P.S. Fast Company recently featured a story about the origins of The Workers Lab and our CEO, Carmen Rojas, titled “Meet the Woman Working to Change Low-Income Workers’ Prospects.” Read it in full here.




The U.S.-Japan Council’s TOMODACHI Emerging Leaders Program is an interactive, educational program designed to support the next generation of Japanese American leaders.   In 2015, twelve young Japanese American professionals will be selected to attend the U.S.-Japan Council Annual Conference in Tokyo, Japan. The Conference is a forum for education and networking among the highest levels of leadership in business, public policy, academia, journalism and community organizations. By providing access to senior leaders and education on relevant topics, the program aims to motivate participants to promote strong and positive U.S.-Japan relations in their personal and professional lives.

The TOMODACHI Emerging Leaders Program is currently in its sixth year. Past participants have created an alumni network to ensure that the commitment to strengthening U.S.-Japan relations is maintained. Continued engagement following the Conference is expected.

Selected applicants will receive transportation, hotel accommodations and Conference registration. They will also become U.S.-Japan Council Associate Members with the first year’s membership waived (membership is normally by invitation and nomination).

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