10th Summer University of the European Left

Litoměřice, Czech Republic

Every year since 2005 activists, party members, and members of social movements from all over Europe and beyond meet for four days to jointly develop ideas for an alternative Europe. The Summer Universities are jointly organized by transform! europe and the Party of the European Left.



Shall you have any questions regarding the Summer University, its registration process etc. please don’t hesitate to e-mail us at summeruniversity [a] european-left.org.

If you wish to register: we have registration forms available in English, French and Spanish. Please find them here: SU2015 registration forms section.

The basic fee will be 80 €/person; it includes transport from Prague and back, to all events in Litoměřice, full board and accommodation in 5 bed dormitory for the four nights. For additional charge, other rooms will be available at different prizes, being the most expensive the single room at 240€/four nights, also all meals and transport included.


Working languages: English and Czech

Wednesday, 08.07.2015 – Arrival Day

Shuttle Busses available from Prague Airport and Main Train Station

18h: Official Opening

19h: Dinner

After Dinner: Get-together party


Thursday, 09.07.2015 – East of the West

07h30: Breakfast

09h30 – 11h30: Plenary + Discussion

  • “The Future of Europe: Equality, Justice and Social Coherence. Experiences and Contributions of Central and Eastern Europe”

11h45 – 13h45: Seminars

  • “The Left in CEE: positions, role, weakness and potentials”
  • “CEE: Integration x Militarization – geopolitical, globalization and economic aspects”

13h45 – 14h25: Lunch Break

14h30 – 16h30: Seminars

  • “Rising of the Extreme Right – Tendencies in Eastern Europe”
  • EL-Fem-Seminar: “What does Feminism Mean for us Feminists coming from Different Countries?”

16h30 – 18h30: Excursion to Terezin

19h – 20h: Dinner

Evening: Self-organized Workshops


Friday, 10.07.2015 – Europe after 1/25: New Chances, New Challenges

07h30: Breakfast

09h30 – 13h: Plenary + Discussion (incl. Break)

  • “Europe – Integration or Division”

13h – 14h10: Lunch Break

14h15 – 16h15: Seminars

  • “Concrete Experiences with Solidarity and Mobilization”
  • “After the Greek Elections: which consequences and challenges, which experiences in the common struggle?”
  • “Contributions of the Left in Europe to the debates about TAFTA & COP21”
  • EL-Fem-Seminar: “Gender and Precarity: Examples from Greece”

16h30 – 18h30: Workshops

18h30 – 20h: Dinner

Evening: Cultural Programme


Saturday, 11.07.2015 – One Europe – One World

07h30: Breakfast

09h30 – 13h: Plenary + Discussion (incl. Break)

  • “A Changed Europe for a Sustainable Global Future”

13h – 14h10: Lunch Break

14h15 – 16h15: Seminars

  • “Where does Europe End?”
  • “Shifting Perspectives – Europe and Latin America”
  • “Fortress Europe – on Refugees and Migration”
  • EL-Fem-Seminar: “Migration, Antiracism and Gender”

16h30 – 18h30: Workshops

18h30 – 20h: Dinner

Evening: Closing, Cultural Programme, Farewell-Party


Sunday, 12.07.2015 – Departure Day

Shuttle Busses available to Prague Airport and Main Train Station

07h30 – 09h30: Breakfast