Classical Liberalism in Philosophy, Economics and Politics

We invite all students interested in the ideas of liberty to participate at the 2021 International Summer School „Classical Liberalism in Philosophy, Economics and Politics“ organized jointly bythe CEVRO Institute [school of legal and social studies], Ohio University and Florida State University, and in partnership with The Faculty of Social and Economic Studies, J. E. Purkyne University and Liberální Institut. In Prague in August 9 - 13, 2021.

We expect over 35 undergraduate and graduate students from all over the world, regardless of their major, who are interested in broadening and deepening their knowledge of classical liberalism and the fundamentals of the free market. Sessions and debates will focus on topics covering political philosphy, history, economics, and economic policy.

(2019 program)


  • Mark LeBar, Florida State University
  • Adam Martin, Texas Tech University
  • Josef Šíma, CEVRO Institute [school of legal and social studies]
  • Radovan Ďurana, INESS

US students

Non-US students

Conference fee for non-US students (European, Czech,  Slovak, African, Latin American...)  covering all sessions and coffee breaks, is 2.500 CZK/EUR 100

Non-US students have to find accommodation in Prague themselves. There is plenty of hotels/hostels in the center of Prague. If you need assistance, feel free to contact our travel agent Michaela. If you book a hotel through her, she can get you substantial discounts.

E-mail her at and mention the summer school.

Use PayPal for payment in EUR. Your PayPal transfer will be your registration for the summer seminar (make sure you enter your e-mail address when making the payment.) 

For payment in CZK use bank transfer to Raiffeisenbank; Account no.: 2261283001

(Students of CEVRO Institute do not pay the fee and can get credits for attending the summer school.)

For more information, registration and assistance please contact

Josef Šíma (; +420 777 069 323)

Do you like our focus on philosophy, politics and economics? If so, read about our great international master's program in Philosophy, Politics, Economics (PPE) within which you can specialize in "Studies of Transition", "Austrian School", "Studies of Objectivism" or "International Politics", study with both U.S. and European faculty and spend a great year in Prague!