The SI Summer Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) is a training programme developed to build awareness, capacity and resilience in the practice of governance. Are you a young professional in the selected regions and want to deepen your knowledge about modern governance? This is the programme for you.
Info: SAYP
Available for Armenia, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Sweden, Ukraine
SAYP Lecture at Department of Political Science in Lund. Photo: Aline Lessner
Open for applications until 11 March
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The SI Summer Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) is a training programme developed to build new networks, knowledge and practices for increased transparency, efficiency and resilience in public administration. The programme also aims to strengthen you and your individual capabilities to meet the requirements of a modern governance structure. As a participant of SAYP, you will be able to expand your own contact networks and share ideas, experiences and challenges with other like-minded professionals.

SAYP is a collaboration between Swedish institute and Swedish universities. The specific topics of the SAYP modules may vary from year to year. Topics this year are:

    Perspectives on Multi-level Governance, Decentralisation & Human Rights
    Migration and Integration in the Eastern Partnership and the Baltic Sea Region
    Sustainable Public Management
    Sustainable e-Government for Resilient and Innovative Democratic public administration (SeGRID)
    Transnational Public Administration and Organizing

It is possible to attend one out five modules. Read more about the thematic modules and the organisers under ‘How to apply’.

SAYP is also conducted in Western Balkans. You may read more about the programme here.

SAYP will give you:

    Opportunity to develop your professional skills
    Tools to apply in your own organisations and local contexts
    Knowledge within sustainable modern governance
    Experience of cross-sectorial work environment
    Personal and professional network
    Lifelong membership in the SI Alumni Network
    Exclusive access to Peer Shadowing and other tools for continued learning

SAYP in Malmö Photo: Johan 2020 SI Summer Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) in the Baltic Sea Region and Eastern Partnership countries

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