One week Courses - Navigating Digitalization: Governance Challenges from Macro to Individual Levels

Navigating Digitalization: Governance Challenges from Macro to Individual Levels

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The FEBT Summer School on 'Navigating Digitalization: Governance Challenges from Macro to Individual Levels' is designed for students swho wish to understand the multifaceted impacts of digitalization on governance structures. Participants will learn to apply AI practices in planning and decision-making, address cybersecurity threats and ethical dilemmas, and utilize practical tools for managing digital transformation. The program also focuses on developing strategic planning, critical thinking, and managerial skills necessary for navigating complex digital environments. Students will enhance their communication abilities and learn to collaborate with stakeholders, including local authorities, academia, the private sector, and civil society, to achieve sustainable digital transformation.



  • Understanding the multiple impacts of digitalization on governance structures, encompassing changes in decision-making processes, access to resources, and societal organization.

  • Understanding the potential risks and challenges of integrating AI

  • Applying AI practices

  • Developing and adapting managerial and critical thinking skills to manage the complex challenges of digitalization

  • Acquiring skills in applying specific tools and techniques

  • Enhancing communication skills

  • Achieving collaboration with diverse stakeholders



  • Graduate and postgraduate students from social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, technical fields, and private and public sector stakeholders.



(under consideration, to be confirmed by late July)

The FEBT Summer School program provides participants with an evaluation process which includes both online and onsite components, aimed at facilitating official credit transfers (ECTS).

Evaluation Procedure:

Participants obtaining 3 ECTS credits will undergo evaluation based on consistent and active attendance throughout the course, as well as completion of an online assignment in the form of a take-home essay (cca 10,000 words).

The objective of the essay is to demonstrate critical thinking skills regarding the challenges of informal economies. 



Participants not interested in credit transfer will instead receive the Certificate of Attendence, stating the course completed. These students will be neither evaluated nor graded.



Students do not pay a participation fee!