Program Details

ILA envisions participants to acquire a geopolitical culture, understand the complex nature of modern international economy and develop the “soft skills” that will make them prominent in the job market, closing the “skills gap” reported by businesses.
Chania, Greece
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:

Program Overview

Program Description:

Develop a global mindset            Learn & Network with the Best               Experience “Leadership in practice”

An interdisciplinary course for young professionals to develop an understanding of the current  geopolitical and geo-economic state of affairs that affect professional choices and mobility and build up the soft skills required, as asserted in present-day international business reports.

A prestigious faculty from top rated Universities of Europe, the United States and further, an international team of participants, a fabulous location, and a unique curriculum combine for a course that can shape a future!

The 2017 theme is “Making Sense of the New Global Disorder” and will focus on the current developments in geopolitics, economy and security, in three modules.

Module 1, July 17 – 23: Leader or Follower? on effective leadership traits, innovation, and public diplomacy

Module 2, July 24 – 30: The New Security Agenda on international security - contemporary security implications, and economic governance

Module 3, July 31 –August 6: Economy Redefined on geopolitical economics and international development

Module 2 integrates participation in the Chania Med Forum on Economy, Energy, Politics & Power, July 27 – 30

Cultural trips and exclusive VIP site visits are incorporated in the program.

Setting Description:
Chania, distinctive and attractive with its backdrop of the wonderful White Mountains (Lefka Ori), is a stunning town where modern, Venetian and Turkish traditional architecture are blended together, making it a fabulous place to visit. The campus of MAICh has been specifically designed to provide an atmosphere conducive for studies, and the Institute is well equipped to meet the high expectations of graduate research students and all its visitors. Besides its dedicated and highly qualified staff and hi-tech laboratories, the Institute is also complemented by the support facilities it offers to make everyone's stay here comfortable and pleasant. Fast WiFi internet connection is available throughout the campus, helping you to stay connected in global terms on a 24/7 basis.
800 per module EUR. 3200 all inclusive for all three. The total cost of the program covers everything onsite including: registration fee and tuition educational material accommodation in double A/C rooms with private facilities three meals per day field trips special events ?ravel costs are not included as they vary from country of origin. A number of competitive partial scholarships for the program cost will be available on the basis of academic, leadership potential and need criteria.

Additional Program Information

English language proficiency. Applications online
Scholarships Description:
Partial on tuition fees.

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