3rd ELIAMEP – ACG Summer Academy


Training Emerging Leaders for the New Geopolitical Challenges in the Mediterranean 

3rd ELIAMEP – ACG Summer Academy
Olympia, Greece, 3-8 July 2023

The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ΕLIAMEP) and the Institute of Global Affairs of The American College of Greece are pleased to invite applications to the 3rd ELIAMEP – ACG Summer Academy in Olympia, Peloponnese, Greece. The Summer Academy is a transnational educational program that brings together high-potential graduate students and young professionals from the Mediterranean, Europe and beyond. Distinguished academics, diplomats, policy makers, business leaders, and experienced journalists will assist the participants in analyzing and better understanding the challenges that emanate from the current global and regional geoeconomic and geopolitical shifts.

Designed as a hands-on educational activity, the Academy will focus on developing participants’ leadership skills, with emphasis on conflict management and negotiation and communication techniques. The Academy aims at broadening the participants’ perspective, as well as enhancing their professional network.

The Summer Academy will address the following topics:

– Main drivers of instability and opportunities for cooperation in the region

– Competition between regional and external powers

– Dysfunctional states, revisionism and prolonged conflicts

– Cross-border migration, energy and climate change

– The European Union’s role in its Southern neighborhood

The program will include seminars, lectures, focus group discussions, and soft-skills training. All sessions are held in English.


Participants must have at least a first degree in a relevant area of study, in addition to demonstrated leadership potential. The age limit for applicants is 35 years. English language proficiency is a prerequisite.

The program is designed for:

  • Graduate students from Greece and abroad
  • Junior political and policy practitioners
  • Staff of think tanks
  • Representatives of civil society
  • Diplomats
  • Journalists 

***For more information and the application form, please visit the link https://bit.ly/3yCwd7a