Transregional Center for Democratic Studies

Announcing the 2020 Democracy & Diversity Summer Institute in Wroclaw, Poland

The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies (TCDS) is happy to announce our 29th annual Democracy & Diversity Graduate Institute to be held at The New School summer campus in Wroclaw, Poland, July 2-18, 2020.  Widely admired as an intimate international forum for lively but rigorous debate on critical issues of democratic life, the D&D Institute brings an interdisciplinary, comparative, and highly interactive approach to the social, political, and cultural challenges facing today’s world.

The full announcement, including description of courses and the application form, will be available at the beginning of the Spring 2020 semester, here. 

29th Democracy & Diversity Graduate Summer Institute

Wrocław [Vrots-love], Poland, July 2-18, 2020

Reimagining Our Future

Enroll in 2 of the following courses and earn 6 credits:

Feminism Beyond Nation

Shireen Hassim – Chair in Gender and African Politics, Carleton University, Ottawa

The Politics of Resistance
and the Issues of Democratic Citizenship

 Jeffrey C. Isaac – Professor of Political Science, Indiana University

The Power of Social Imaginaries –
Making Sense of the Political Today

Elzbieta Matynia – Professor of Sociology and Liberal Studies, NSSR 

Rethinking Utopia

Dmitri Nikulin– Professor of Philosophy, NSSR

Take The Next Step

Submit your application


To apply to any of our Bachelor's programs (Except the Bachelor's Program for Adult Transfer Students) complete and submit the Common App online.

Graduates and Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctural, Professional Studies Diploma, Graduates Certificate, or Associate's programs, or to apply to the Bachelor's Program for Adult and Transfer Students, complete and submit the New School Online Application.