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American Institute on Political and Economic Systems-AIPES / AIPES summer program in Prague!


WHEN? July 4-25, 2012
VENUE: Prague, Czech Republic

The American Institute on Political and Economic Systems (AIPES) is an academic program designed to

explore the political, economic and cultural issues of the world as it grows under democratic principles.

AIPES embodies diversity and culture as its cornerstone to educating future leaders.

lectures on US and European government systems and their economic practices/conditions.

The economic lectures center around the theory and practical benefits of a free market society.

The institute also sponsors a number of prominent guest lectures from the region. Topics of these

guest lectures can range in politics, economics, international relations, law, and government in the media

ELIGIBILITY: Students must be currently enrolled in university in either an undergraduate or graduate level of study. Students must also be citizens of the United States, Europe and/or former states of the Soviet Union.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: On-line application. Applicants must submit one letter of recommendation, resume, personal statement, analytical essay (500 words), transcripts, scholarship essay (not required).

DEADLINE: Early deadline: January 31 2012, late deadline: March 15 2012.

CONTACT PERSON: Ms. Brigit Moore, bmoore@tfas.org

Experience Prague this summer in a unique educational environment with 100 students from more than 25 countries in Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the United States. The American Institute on Political and Economic Systems (AIPES) is an academic program designed to explore the political, economic and cultural issues of the world as it grows under democratic principles. AIPES embodies diversity and culture as its cornerstone to educating future leaders. Over 1500 alumni have attended AIPES since its founding in 1993.

Students gather in the historical and cultural capital of the Czech Republic to study the basic foundations of a free society. Students are encouraged to apply these concepts to the transitions already taking place in their home countries. Students from a wide range of nationalities, religions and ethnicities have a chance to interact, learn and share their experiences in ways that can benefit their educational and professional development.

American students are given an opportunity study abroad with their European/Central Asian counterparts comparing and contrasting languages, customs and cultures while forming freindships that can last a lifetime.

Students who complete AIPES graduate into a network of over 11,000 TFAS alumni who live in over 100 countries around the globe. Graduates of our eleven institutes have discovered this vast network opens doors never that have lead to life changing opportunities in various corners of the world.

Come join us for this once in a lifetime opportunity this summer!

Application Deadlines: Early Deadline: 31 January 2012

Final Deadline: 15 March 2012

American Institute on Political and Economic Systems
The Fund for American Studies
1706 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009
United States of America
Tel: 001-202-986-0384
Fax: 001-202-315-3880 For Specific AIPES questions, please contact:
Mr. Matthew Kwasiborski
European Institutes Director

For Recruitment and Application Information, please contact:
Ms. Brigit Moore
International Programs Admissions Manager