Applications are open for foreign undergraduate and graduate students and PhD candidates. Applicants for scholarships may be permitted for research visits, such as either attending non-degree courses of their choice or pursuing an independent research activity depending on their qualifications and preference, or for study visits at one of the Czech public institutions for higher education. The scholarships are fully funded and the deadline for applications is March 31st.
A new Oxfam report published today warns the combined wealth of 1% of the world’s population to overtake that of the rest 99% by 2016 with the gap between the rick and the poor to be getting deeper.
Young artists broke into the abandoned cinema Zvezda in Belgrade, and set up donation-driven movie projections. They say that, it was the first step towards exploring, creating and contributing Serbian capital to a different city.
The Huffington Post and The World Economic Forum made a post about digital economy and it’s ability to help to understand and reduce youth unemployment. As mentioned in the post, upstarts like Uber, Airbnb, Kickstarter and Square are proving that technology pioneers win more and more consumers over with innovative thinking. This raises the question of how such market solutions can be used to tackle some of society's most pressing issues such as youth unemployment.
Africa is full of young inspiring and outstanding entrepreneurs who want to be positive change makers in their communities but lack access to investment, technical expertise and mentorship. In order to do something about this, a group of more than 20 people from Africa, Europe and the United States have been dedicating their time to support, train and encourage Africa's brightest business minds to find innovative ideas for sustainable start-up enterprises.
The editors of Sweden.se, have assembled a list of ten must-read modern fiction books written by Swedish authors. Swedish is one of the world’s ten most translated languages in this genre; and the authors are believed to be continuing the country’s literary tradition of criticizing the contemporary society through sublime methods of fiction. The list goes well beyond the bestseller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and offers an in-depth look at the present-day flourishing fictional literature of Sweden. Take a look!
One in every five young Brazilians neither study nor work, its almost 10 million youth aged between 15 and 29 years, according to the study Summary of Social Indicators, conducted by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). This number equals almost the entire population of Portugal or three times the population of Uruguay.
A new rating by RBC Information Systems, a large Russian media group established in 1993 in Moscow, has put together ten influential people who more than everyone else affect the future.