June 1, 2023

The International University of Andalusia (UNIA) will commemorate the LXXX edition of its Summer Courses with fifty proposals “Which, again, will shed light on important social challenges such as the expansion of Artificial Intelligence, the rural challenge or the latest advances in health, learning or technology.” This is how the rector has presented them Jose Ignacio Garciawho has underlined the “historical value” of a program, which this year reinforces its alliance with the Unicaja Foundation to promote scholarships.

With this, the International of Andalusia will promote 28 courses and 21 meetings through its headquarters La Rabida (17 courses), from July 11 to 27, Antonio Machado de Baeza (16 courses), from August 21 to September 8, technological de Málaga (12 courses), from September 4 to 15 and The Charterhouse Seville (4 courses), from 25 to 29 September.

This edition will have a “special character, to celebrate the eight decades of these courses, which started in 1943 in La Rábida” and “whose witness we take from the UNIA, where we try to maintain its original essence based on study, dialogue and coexistence, at the Andalusian level, but also with our brothers from Latin America”, pointed out the rector.

The Ibero-American vocation will be the central axis of the inaugural act, which will recover for the occasion the Mudejar patio from La Rábida Monastery, in Palos de la Frontera, the first stage of this summer activity. A spirit that will also be reflected in the Summer Courses program, “which this year will have a ‘fifth venue’ in the cities of Lima and Cuzco, hand in hand with the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú”,

writers like Maria Dueñas, Javier Sierra, Angels Gregori and Luis Garcia Montero will form part of the faculty, along with other proper names such as Pilar Manchon, of Google; the EVOO chef daniel garcia; Vice President of the European Central Bank, Luis de Guindos; the arabist Dolores Lopez In Loveand the journalist Manuel Campo Vidal.

For Manuel Gil, director of social activities of the Unicaja Foundation, “the commitment to these scholarships is a stimulus and is a new complement to our already traditional relationship with the summer courses, which in the last decade has been channeled through direct support for its organization or joint participation in certain programs. A collaboration that is being expanded this year with an objective that is essential for us: to make it easier for students to delve into the content that interests them the most regardless of their place of residence and economic situation.

Courses in Seville

With more than 70 collaborating entitiesthe UNIA Summer Courses will address on this occasion topics such as the green hydrogenthe right before the cryptocurrencieshe entrepreneurship feminine, the metaverseadvances in health or the learningreserving the traditional space for literature, art and the humanities.

This is how he has presented it Manuel Acosta, vice-rector for Permanent Training and University Extension, who has had an impact on the programming of the Sevillana Headquarters of La Cartujawhich this year has a course and three summer meetings.

The UNIA commemorates its LXXX Summer Courses with fifty proposals

History and historical novel will add a new edition, with Jose Calvo Poyato as responsible, and will share programming with The Spanish expansion of Tetuándirected by Dolores Lopez Enramorado, Pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics in personalized precision medicineat the proposal of National Cancer Research Centerand The defense of Spain before the war in Europecoordinated by teachers Rafael Garcia Perez and Guillem Colom.

UNIA-Unicaja Foundation Scholarships

Through the website www.unia.es/becas.CV Interested persons can apply for any of the aids resulting from the agreement between UNIA and the Unicaja Foundation, whose application period ends June 7 for the courses in La Rábida and the June 21 for those of Baeza, Malaga and Seville.

There are three modalities, not mutually exclusive: tuitionof accommodation (with exemptions for the residences of La Rábida and Baeza or a grant of 30 euros/day of face-to-face attendance in Malaga and Seville) and maintenance (with tax exemption in the La Rábida dining room or aid of 30 euros/day in person at the other venues). The basic requirement for accommodation and board scholarships is to reside more than 50 kilometers from the venue where the course takes place.

People interested in enrolling in these courses or meetings must formalize their registration through www.unia.es/automatriculathrough electronic registration https://rec.redsara.es/registro/action/are/acceso.do or by presenting the standardized form at the register of the venue where the course is to be held.

The registration fee is 60 euros for the courses, 45 euros for the 20-hour meetings and 30 euros for the 15-hour meetings. These prices include the 8 euros for opening the file and issuing certificates. Will the enrollment period end? 5 calendar days before the academic activity begins, as long as there are places available.

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