Martin Mendelski, Ph.D candidate, University of Luxembourg

I have participated on more than two dozens of academic events, including PhD summer schools, international conferences and research workshops. After taking part in the 3rd Summer Academy Freiburg, organized by Anitta Hipper, I can only recommend this event for academics and experts from the field. This event gives these … Continue reading

Dr. Jan Volkel, Researcher, European University Florence

I think that the importance and significance of the Summer Academy Freiburg is undeniable. The exchange of practitioners and academics was inspiring and stimulating. Young scientists received valuable input for their further academic analysis; practitioners, who often take decisions under time pressure, received a critical reflection of their everyday work … Continue reading

Daniela Ivanova, University of Oxford

The 2012 Summer Academy Freiburg was a unique learning experience for me, because it brought together PhD candidates, professors and practitioners working in an exclusive field: the rule of law in transitioning societies. I was able to get feedback from peers and professors, exchange ideas and skills, and leave the … Continue reading

Slobodan Tomic, Ph.D candidate, London School of Economics

The Summer Freiburg Academy 2012 turned out be a success for two reasons. First is a joint participation of both practitioners and young researchers. As a young scholar, I feel I have benefited a lot from presence of people from recongnized think-thanks, international organizations, and anti-corruption bodies. Not only I … Continue reading

Petra Gyongyi, LL.M. Ph.D Candidate, Erasmus School of Law

Why do I consider important the interaction between young researchers and experts? For all the benefits I, as a young researcher, could experience during the 3. Summer Academy Freiburg. Listening to and discussing with experts – who havea more synthetic and problem-oriented approach – helped me pinpoint some more practical … Continue reading

Didem Soyaltin, Ph.D candidate, FU Berlin

In the 3.Summer Academy in Freiburg we, Ph.D candidates from different universities all around Europe, have come together to discuss the fight against corruption and judicial reforms in Central Eastern European countries, Western Balkans and Turkey during a-four-days intense workshop. Coming from different backgrounds and academic schools, we had chance … Continue reading