Summer Course on European Identity and Diversity, Peniche - Portugal, 18 - 22 of July 2011
"The Summer Course on European Identity and Diversity is a one-week course aiming at the study of European Identity and Diversity issues from different scopes: culture, tourism, science, views of different countries and the view of the participants. This European Identity and Diversity summer course is designed for Teachers, PhD and Master Students, and Professionals from all over the world, namely from Europe. English will be the working language.
With the support of the Portuguese representation of the European Commission, the Summer Course on European Identity and Diversity is organised by the School of Tourism and Maritime Technology, ESTM, which is part of the IPL, Institute Polytechnic of Leiria, Portugal.
The Polytechnic Institute of Leiria is a public higher education institution, in the service of society, intending to produce and diffuse knowledge, create, transmit and diffuse culture, science, technology and arts, guided research and experimental development. It participates in society-related activities, namely the diffusion and transfer of knowledge, as well as the economic valuation of scientific knowledge.
The academic community of IPL integrates 11,500 students, 885 teachers and 314 technical and administrative staff, distributed throughout five higher education schools. The School of Tourism and Maritime Technology, located in Peniche, is one of them, with 1,300 students, 120 teachers and a beautiful oceanic landscape."