International Summer School July 4-8, 2016 Oviedo, Spain


The First PROMEBI Summer School invites Master and PhD students with a social science background and specific research interest in the field. The application period is February 22 – April 11 2016.

The main goal of this Summer School is to make participants familiar with recent and high quality research developments in the field of employment and welfare interactions. The school offers lectures with discussions by renowned international scholars, with prior reading assignments. The participants will be also required to present and discuss their Research project (e.g. postgraduate research proposal, in-progress or finished paper).

The detailed programme is available at:

If interested, participants may also attend the XII Conference of Spanish Sociology, to be held just before de school, on June 30-July 2 2016, at the University of Oviedo (Gijón Campus). Link to the Conference here 

Participants will be granted a diploma after completing the school. ECTS recognition by the University of Oviedo is expected.

To apply Send a CV and a short outline of the project/paper they would like to present in the school (up to 500 words on rationale for the topic, analytical framework, and research strategy/methods used).They will be selected on the basis of their general fit to the school topic and the quality of their project/paper.

Funding and Cost  The school is funded partially by a research grant from the Government of the Principality of Asturias. Tuition fees, board and lodging costs (in university halls of residence) for participants will be covered by the School.