Opportunities for students to publish scholarship are few and far between, even though undergraduates author a sizable amount of high-quality research. We believe that students should be given a fair shot to publish the work they produce, as published work can give students a big leg up in the hunt for fellowships, internships, and jobs. Our journal reaches a wide audience. With an online format that is easily accessible worldwide, we provide a unique platform for... Read More
Are you an undergraduate student or young professional under 30 with an interest in Greece and Europe? Submit an essay and you could win travel to the conference, a $200 prize, and a featured spot on the conference website! All you have to do is write 600-1000 words based on the following prompt: Imagine you are writing an article for The Economist in the year 2026. Paint a picture of Europe as a collective and its place in the world. All entries must... Read More
Globally Speaking provides informal, free, non-credit introductory language courses open to all members of the BU community.
Since 1976, about 1100 American and German journalists, scholars, and other mid-career professionals in a variety of fields have been given the opportunity to travel overseas and broaden their personal and professional horizons under the auspices of the American Council on Germany's fellowship programs. Each year Americans and Germans travel through the Council's fellowships, gaining a better understanding of how issues are approached on the other side of the Atlantic and forging lasting connections with their... Read More
Students sought to work on an academic year 2016-17 research project with Professor Robert Forrant and the Saab-Pedroso Center for Portuguese Culture and Research. This is a funded project; you will be paid! Two students will engage in research related to Portuguese records at the International Institute and at local archives, including the Lowell Historical Society and the UMass Lowell Center for Lowell History. Objectives are to: 1) further develop the research that produced last fall's... Read More
The BEA Institute plans short programs all across the world, to provide students with unique opportunities to experience different political cultures while strengthening their leadership and diplomacy skills. Since 2012, the programs draw a diverse group of students together from all over the world to discuss pressing global issues while exchange cultural values. In a rapidly globalizing world, we believe these experiences are invaluable to the success of students in the global job market. For the 4th year in a... Read More
The Cultural Service of the Consulate of France in Boston, along with the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France to the United States, is pleased to organize for the third consecutive year the presentation of the "French Consulate in Boston Excellence Award." After the very positive experiences of the past two years, which saw the victory of Saiful Saleem from Boston University and Jean-Paul Honegger from Bowdoin College, and the launch of the first France... Read More
Students will be able to intern in the International Relations and Human Rights Area in English or in Italian during the Falla semester and this will be an incredible opportunity to study and work in Italy and live Europe on site.
The event that we eagerly look forward to each year has finally arrived; the Global Programs Photo Contest. Last year 311 of you submitted a total of 806 photos! It was not easy choosing the 12 finalists; there were so many amazing shots. As we anticipate the judging won’t be getting any easier this year, we are thrilled that Professor Peter Southwick, Director of the Photojournalism Program at COM, has agreed to be one of... Read More