WEASA is currently entering its fifth year. Its 2017 edition will be devoted to the issue of “Digital Community: Security, Information and Economy”. The Academy is co-organized by the College of Europe Natolin Campus, the German Marshall Fund of the United States, and the Polish-American Freedom Foundation.


The WEASA 2017 will primarily focus on the following issues:

  • The impact of digital communication and social media on democratic processes;
  • The economic changes that digital tools and businesses can bring about;
  • Strategic communications, disinformation, and fake news;
  • Cybersecurity, both on an individual and national/international level.

WEASA 2017 application process is now open. The closing date for applications is 19 February 2017, 23:59pm (GMT+1).

WEASA 2017 rules of procedure