Erste Group Summer University in Prague
From July 23 till July 27, 2011, the University of Economics, Prague had the honor to host the Erste Group Summer University Danubia 2011. It is a summer university organized by eight partner schools (University of Economics, Prague; Economic University in Bratislava; Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest; University of Belgrade, Faculty of Economics; Graduate School of Economics and Business, Zagreb; Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University, Kiew; Corvinus University Budapest and Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien), together with different branches of the Erste Bank Group.
This year, students visited five different partner universities in Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Austria in two different modules: Human Resource Management and Financial Services.
56 students (seven from each university) attended Danubia. During their stay in Prague, they had an opportunity to visit the city and sights (city centre, Petřín hill, Vyšehrad, etc.), accompanied by rich social program organized by the Czech students attending the summer school. Students had also three block seminars taught by VŠE lecturers and one seminar organized by Česká spořitelna, a member of the Erste Bank Group.
The whole week was ended with Cultural evening, where Croatian and Czech students performed. They presented their national culture, habits, history and the most important facts about their countries. The presentation of the Czech Republic ended with a possibility of tasting Czech cuisine.