31 July – 6 August 2017
During the first four nights, participants will stay in the picturesque Villa Tadeusz. The guest house is located between the village of Lanckorona and the sanctuary at Kalwaria Zebrzydowska, both of which are included in the UNESCO World Her- itage List. This region is of great spiritual and cultural significance and was often visited by Karol Wojtyła. On 4th August participants will move to the guest house of the Benedictine abbey of Tyniec, Kraków. Founded almost a millennium ago, the abbey has been the defining landmark of Polish history and belonged to Wojtyła’s most treasured places of retreat Organization.
Students will participate in seminars from Monday to Sunday. Each course will con- sist of three 90-minute sessions led by expert tutors. Participants will take part also in workshops led by experienced trainers. Participants of the summer school will receive a bibliography in July to prepare themselves for the seminars and discussions. During the school they will deliver short presentations. Participants will have the chance to im- merse themselves in Polish culture and Slavic spiritual traditions. ey will also visit places that deepen their understanding of the life and legacy of John Paul II.
Thanks to the generous support of the Centre for the Thought of John Paul II and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, participants of the school are asked to pay 100 EUR, which covers the cost of all courses, materials, room and full board.