Riga Summer School 2015

Deadline for Riga Summer School 2015 application is on April 30.

Riga, Latvia, March 11, 2015. – Call for applications for participation in Riga Summer School 2015 – a hands-on documentary filmmaking program for jouralism, media and film students from all over the world – is now open. The Department of Communication Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Latvia organizes the summer school in the Latvian capital from August 1 – 9, 2015. The application deadline is 23:59 on April 30, 2015.

The Riga Summer School fifth anniversary edition will feature lectures and workshops about the visual identity of Riga by Baltic instructors, as well as provide an opportuntity for small creative teams of students to work on their own short films about neighborhoods of the city of Riga. Besides lectures and fieldwork, the summer school also features a rich cultural and social program.

The participation fee for the Riga Summer School is 489 EUR, including tuition, accomodation, local travel and meals. Participation fee should be paid after receipt of confirmation on your acceptance into the program, which should be expected by mid-May. The transportation to and from Riga is not included in this price. Students are encouraged to look for scholarship opportunities in their home countries and internationally.

All interested students are invited to apply until April 30, 2015 via online application on Riga Summer School website. Detailed information and the electronic application form, as well as films and photos from previous years are available on Riga Summer School Facebook page and wesbite.

Info, photos, videos and application: www.rigasummerschool.eu.

Media contact: Kaspars Rūklis, Executive Director of Riga Summer School, Kaspars.Ruklis@gmail.com or 0037129405048

Picture: During Riga Summer School in 2014