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Organise a Democracy in Practice Summer University

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We are pleased to present you the Guidelines for Democracy Activities.
If you organise any activities about Democracy, our team would like to know and we can help you if you have any questions or need advice about activities. Please fill in this form and we will contact you.

Alone or together with updated Guidelines for Human Rights Activities, the Guidelines can also be used for Summer University Activities.
Democracy in Practice gives you the opportunity to choose Democracy, Human Rights or both topics and have a fun, interactive and interesting Summer University (SU).
If you are interested to organise a thematic SU with us, please join our Hangout on the 5th of January 2016.
Our team will be there from 20:30 till 22:30 CET to answer all your questions!

If you have any questions or need...

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Perfect participant: how to become one?

So, you are participant this time. First time or not, but these advice are useful for everyone!

Remember that all organizers are volunteers

Despite the fact that participants are paying the fee in order to attend Summer University, there is no such thing as salary for organizers. All money is paid to cover the costs of lodging, transport, food, entrances to museums and clubs and other things.  The only thing they will receive in return is experience which is priceless and your personal evaluation.

7CW2mdCBe the part of the group and socialize

When it is your first Summer University you might be surprised by the fact that participants spend almost all the time with the group...

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Perfect organizer: mother, brother, best friend and psycologist

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There is a moment when you organize your first, second, third summer university and feel that you became so close with your participants as they are your own kids. You sacrifice your time, your nerves, even your personal life sometimes to make everything perfect and satisfy them. And at the same time you are ready to kill them all when they are asking you obvious questions.

We are all perfectionists and most of us are ready to die but organize the best Summer University ever so coffee and energizers become your best friends few days before and during the project. But you have to remember that physically you cannot control everything and stay awake 24 hours  7 days a week. Your health is more important than anything else. It’s possible to have a rest during SU...

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Accepting people with disabilities: Let’s give everyone something to choose from!

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As we already announced this year disabled people will be able to select among all the SUs as everyone agreeing on the fact that it will be up to organizers to decide to accept them or no. Oganizers will receive their application and the letter from SUCT suggesting to think of acceptance of this participant. The important thing is that even after considering all the pros and cons organizers have a right not to accept this participant.

But before thinking of pros and cons, let’s first make a small investigation and read what is a Disability?

According to the World Health Organisation, a disability is… “any restriction or lack (resulting from any impairment) of ability to perform an activity in the manner or within the range considered normal for a human being”...

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