On the Fundamental Principles of Democracy and Current Challenges of Free Society from June 26 to July 4, 2015 in Slovakia

Join great American and Slovak professors and students from June 26 - July 4, 2015 in Slovakia and experience an amazing intellectual and social event! Admitted students bear only their own travel costs and pocket money! 

Since its establishment 15 years ago, the Free Society Seminar successfully pursues a mission to form American/ European study group for the dialogue on various political, economic and moral-cultural questions.

Become one of the chosen students from USA and Europe and discuss and study actual social topics with prominent American and Slovak professors in one of the most beautiful places in Slovakia - in castle in Ivanka pri Dunaji, Slovakia, and in historical town Banská Štiavnica. 

You will explore the political, economic and moral-cultural dimensions of a free society in the thought of Pope Benedict XVI and Pope John Paul II, The Federalist Papers, and Alexis de Tocqueville, among others. 

However, the seminar goes beyond the academic activities - it is also about fun! You will experience common meals, free time activities like excursions to Slovakia´s castles, cities and nature, visits of museums, sports, BBQ and cultural evenings which form an inherent part of the seminar as well. It is an ideal place for a young mind to grow and not only for spiritual and intellectual growth, but also for the development of friendships, which present a cornerstone of future international co-operation.  

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Who Organizes the Seminar

The seminar is organized by the Faith & Reason Institute based in Washington DC and Collegium of Anton Neuwirth in Bratislava.

The Faith & Reason Institute aims at bringing both Faith and Reason to bear on all the issues that confront us.

The mission of the Collegium of Anton Neuwirth is to form young people's minds and characters by systematic education in the Christian cultural legacy and its influence on Western civilization.