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The Institute for Comparative Federalism of Eurac Research, Bolzano/Bozen, the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Innsbruck proudly announce the 12th edition of their joint programme, the
The Winter School is a cross-border postgraduate programme located in the heart of the Alps under the auspices of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
The 2021 edition will focus on “FEDERALISM AND LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT”
Dates and venues: 1 February – 12 February 2021
The first week (1 – 5 February) takes place at the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, Austria;
The second week (8 – 12 February) takes place at the Institute for Comparative Federalism, Eurac Research, Bolzano/Bozen, Italy.
Deadline for applications: 18 October 2020, 23:59 CEST 
The Winter School is designed for participants from all nationalities who wish to broaden their knowledge of federalism and multilevel governance through an interdisciplinary and comparative approach. We welcome applications from post-docs, postgraduate & graduate students, researchers, civil servants, employees of national/international organizations or NGOs. The Winter School explores how federalism can contribute to multilevel, integrated and pluralistic decision-making. It is a unique opportunity to receive training on theoretical and practical aspects of federalism and governance. 
Please see the attached Flyer WS 2021 for more details on the Winter School 2021. To apply and for further information, please visit: or follow us on Facebook @winterschoolfederalism
The 2021 edition is organized in collaboration with the LoGov-project “Local Government and the Changing Urban-Rural Interplay”. For more information, visit
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it is difficult at this stage to plan major events in advance. The organizers hope that the Winter School 2021 can take place as usual. However, they reserve the right to make any changes to the programme. For further information, please refer to the application section of our homepage.