The "Educational Initiative
for Central and Eastern Europe"
(EICEE) is a non-profit 501
(c)3, non-denominational foundation
with offices in Washington (USA), Vienna (Austria), Budapest (Hungary), Macedonia, Bulgaria and Prague (Czech Republic).
EICEE's goal is to foster and
strengthen free, just and
democratic societies in the
nations of Central and Eastern
As its name indicates, EICEE's
primary field of activity is
education. Each year
EICEE grants hundreds of scholarships
to highly-qualified students,
professionals and academics
to participate in events which
contribute to their on-going
educational and professional
These take the form of conferences
and seminars, as well as
extended courses, at which concepts
and principles are examined
that have proven historically
important to the establishment
of free, ethical and just societies.
EICEE is also involved in the
translation and publication
of books, texts and monographs
in topics dealing with the structures
and principles of civil society.
Literature which would otherwise
not be available in the languages
of Central and Eastern Europe.
The work of EICEE is largely
carried out by it's institutes around Central and Eastern Europe.