Arrival in Szeged 3 July
Programs in Szeged 4-5 July
Travel 6 July
Programs in Budapest 7-8 July
Departure from Budapest 9 July



Sunday (3 July)

From 15.00 Arrival to the accommodation
From 17.00 Welcoming reception for the students, discussing the program and the presentations in particular


Monday (4 July)

From 09.00 Students arriving to the venue

Opening ceremony
09.30-09.45 Welcome speech: László Trócsányi (rector, KRE)
09.45-10.00 Welcome speech: Attila Badó (professor, SZTE; president of the SZTE Junior Academy)

First lecture
10. 00-10.45 István Stumpf (professor, Eötvös Loránd University): The relationship between the individual and society in Central Europe

10.45-11.00 Break

Second lecture
11.00-11.45 Tamás Korhecz (constitutional judge, Serbia): The relationship between the individual and the state in the light of fundamental rights protection

11.45-12.45 Lunch

First panel discussion
Civil society in Central Europe from regime change to date

12.45-12.55 Discussion Starter: Anikó Szalai (associate professor, SZTE)
12.55-13.15 Péter Vukman (associate professor, SZTE)
13.15-13.55 Hedvig Morvai (executive director, European Fund for the Balkans)
13.55-14.45 Student presentations, debate, Q&A

14.45-15.00 Break

Second panel discussion
Direct democracy: the forms of the participation of the individual in public affairs

15.00-15.10 Discussion Starter: Márton Sulyok (senior lecturer, SZTE)
15.10-15.30 Péter Kruzslicz (senior lecturer, SZTE)
15.30-15.50 John O’Brennan, (associate professor, Maynooth University, Ireland)
15.50-17.00 Student presentations, debate, Q&A

Afternoon / evening program:

  • sightseeing in Szeged

Tuesday (5 July)

First panel discussion
Cultural identity

09.00-09.10 Discussion Starter: Norbert Tribl (senior lecturer, SZTE)
09.10-09.30 Lénárd Sándor (lecturer, National University of Public Service, Mathias Corvinus Collegium)
09.30-09.50 Cristopher Vajda (Member of the Bar of England and Wales, and of Luxembourg)
09.50-11.00 Student presentations, debate, Q&A

Break: 11.00-11.15

Second panel discussion
The future of youth in Europe

11.15-11.25 Discussion Starter: Andrea Jankó-Badó (lecturer, KRE)
11.25-11.45 Spyridon Flogaitis (Director of the European Public Law Organization)
11.45-12.05 Representative of Miss Mariya Gabriel (Commisioner of Innovation, Research, Culture, Education an Youth)

12.05-13.05 Lunch

13.05-14.15 Student presentations, debate, Q&A

Afternoon / evening program:

  • Guided tour of the Downtown in Szeged



Wednesday (6 July)


  • Ópusztaszer


  • Szeri Csárda (Ópusztaszer)


  • Travelling to Budapest
  • Visiting the Parliament
  • Arrival to the accommodation from 17.30




Thursday (7 July)

09.00-09.15 Welcome speech: László Trócsányi (rector, KRE)

Introductive lecture

09.15-10.00 Szilvia Köbel (associate professor, KRE): The social role of the Church in Central Europe

10.00-10.15 Break

First panel discussion
Interreligious Dialogue

10.15-10.25 Discussion Starter: Péter Balla (vice-rector, KRE)
10.25-10.45 Szabolcs Nagypál (senior lecturer, Eötvös Loránd University, Mathias Corvinus Collegium)
10.45-11.05 Gábor Schweitzer (associate professor, National University of Public Service)
11.05-12.15 Student presentations, debate, Q&A

12.15-13.15 Lunch

Second panel discussion
Freedom of thought, conscience and religion

13.30-13.40 Árpád Homicskó (vice-dean, Faculty of Law, KRE )
13.40-14.00 Balázs Schanda (professor, Pázmány Péter Catholic University)
14.00-14.20 Coppens Philippe (professor, Université catholique de Louvain)
14.20-15.30 Student presentations, debate, Q&A

Afternoon program:
Sightseeing with hop-on-hop-off bus / waterbus / city walk


Friday (8 July)

10.00-11.30 Jaap de Zwaan (professor (emeritus) European Union Law at Erasmus University Rotterdam and former Director of the Netherlands Institute of International Relations, Clingendael): Unity of Europe and the Future of European Union cooperation
11.30-12.00 Closing Speech: Róbert Szuchy (vice-rector, KRE)
12.00-12.30 Discussions, Q&A

Afternoon program:

Visit of Buda Castle and Fisherman's Bastion



  • programs on one’s free choice for students




Saturday (9 July)

  • leaving the accommodation, travelling home


We reserve the right to make alterations to the programme.