Here you will find recent news items, highlights of recent events at the Center for the Study of Europe, and announcements of selected upcoming events. For a complete list of upcoming events at the Center for the Study of Europe, please visit our Calendar, where you will also find listings of Europe-related events organized by other departments on campus, as well as a wide selection of off-campus events of possible interest. We add new events to the calendar throughout the semester, so check back frequently. Or, sign up for our Newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay apprised of our ongoing activities.

News & Events

Security and Society Summer School in Warsaw, Poland

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Build-Your-Resume-flyer-10_28_2018-LIGHT(1) SRAS and Collegium Civitas will host the 5th Security and Society Summer School in Warsaw, Poland! This summer school offers a range of courses taught in English and addressing global topics. Poland, one of the largest countries in this region, is particular sensitive to security issues. Repeatedly invaded and even partitioned by its neighbors, it has also seen massive social, economic, political, and infrastructural change in recent decades. This makes Poland a fascinating case study to... Read More

Call for Applications: Carl Duisberg Fellowship for Future German Transatlanticists

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The American Council on Germany is currently seeking applications is for the Carl Duisberg Fellowship for Future German Transatlanticists. This Fellowship will offer young German professionals, between the ages of 23 and 30, the opportunity to spend three months working with the ACG in New York City, while learning about the importance of the transatlantic relationship with the goal of helping ensure the relationship endures for future generations. The fellow will work with program officers of... Read More

Italy Conservation Summer Field School

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San Gemini Preservation Studies Program is now accepting applications for the summer 2019 field school. Now in its 21st year, with alumni from over 170 colleges and universities worldwide, SGPS is dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage. We offer students the opportunity to study and travel in Italy where they acquire hands-on experience in restoration and conservation. In 2018 there have been major new developments for our SGPS program. An academic relationship has been established with West... Read More

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)

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The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) funds faculty-mentored research experiences for BU undergraduates in every discipline through a variety of awards. The Spring 2019 application deadline is Thursday, December 6 by noon, see flier for more details!  Spring 2019 UROP Flyer

Undergraduate Study Abroad Opportunities with Jagiellonian University

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Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland offers English taught interdisciplinary MA degree programmes, undergraduate study abroad programmes, and double degree MA programmes coordinated in consortium with world leading universities. All of the programmes are designed using the best assets to equip students with core academic knowledge whilst emphasizing the importance of gaining practical experience. The undergraduate study abroad at the Centre for European Studies at Jagiellonian University is a semester or year-long programme designed to give undergraduates... Read More

Paid internship opportunities at the European Parliament in Washington DC and Brussels

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The European Parliament Liaison Office in Washington DC is pleased to announce the launch of its next round of paid, full-time internships aimed at US graduates. Interns will be accepted in our Washington DC office from January 16th – April 15th, 2019, with an option to extend the internship for a further two months at our headquarters in Brussels. The deadline to submit an application is November 12th. We require a CV in Europass format, Read More

Yale Undergraduate Policy Competition – October 13th and 14th

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The Yale Undergraduate International Policy Competition (IPC) is a brand-new competition model combining the realism of a case-competition, the team-driven style of a Hackathon, and the international affairs content of Model United Nations. For undergraduate students excited for a chance to solve real-world problems with real-world solutions and have their presentations judged by experts in foreign policy, this is your show. During IPC, undergraduates will compete to provide the most realistic and effective policy solutions to... Read More

Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe’s Dublin Office – Programmes

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Strategically based, The Leuven Institute draws on expertise from across Brussels, Benelux and the wider European Union to produce bespoke residential programmes and events, at its campus in the historic Irish College in Leuven, for higher education authorities, business organisations, commercial entities, the public sector and the voluntary community on the island of Ireland. With a track record of thirty years, The Institute has a proud history of meeting its clients’ academic, professional development and business enhancement needs. ... Read More

Call for Initiative on Cities Doctoral Research Fellowship Applicants

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The Initiative on Cities is seeking a talented BU doctoral student to assist with research activities in our office. You will be working directly with our staff and affiliated faculty to produce nontechnical reports and white papers for publication by the Initiative, support survey work with public officials, conduct literature reviews and help to manage and coordinate special projects. You will be joining the IOC as a member of our team, with a dedicated desk... Read More

Call for Applications for Université de Genève PhD Summer School in Switzerland.

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This second edition of the Summer School will see the GEM-STONES Doctoral fellows, along with selected external PhD students, gather at the Global Studies Insitute of Université de Geneva for a week of lectures and PhD workshops focusing on "Institutional Proliferation and EU External Action" between 2nd - 6th July 2018. Please also note that travel and accommodation costs will be covered for the selected participants. The applications are open until 16th May 2018, 12:00 CET More information can be found here

Internship opportunities at the European Parliament in Washington and Brussels

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The European Parliament Liaison Office with the US Congress (EPLO) is pleased to announce the launch of its next round of internships aimed at US graduates. Around four interns will be accepted in the Washington DC office from May 1st-July 31st, 2018, with an option to extend the internship for a further two months in the fall at their headquarters in Brussels. This application requires a CV in Europass format, a personal statement and two letters of recommendation... Read More

Policy and Conflict in the Post-Soviet Space Study Abroad (Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Russia)

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Program Dates: Fall and spring semester Application Deadline: May 15 and November 15, 2018 Cost: From $12950 Includes: Tuition, home stay accommodation with half board, all internal travel, excursion program, Russian visa, insurance, airport transfers, transcript of studies issued by Stetson University. More information: As the Soviet Union crumbled, it left behind ethnically, linguistically, and culturally diverse successor states. As these states tried to form domestic policies and governing institutions, the interests of their various populations were (and still are) often in conflict. Civil war... Read More

The Cuba-Russia Connection: Studies in Cultural Diplomacy Study Abroad (Havana, Cuba and St. Petersburg, Russia)

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Program Dates: May 26 - June 29, 2018 Application Deadline: March 1, 2018 Cost: $5695 Includes: Tuition, accommodation (home stay and full board in Havana, dorm in St. Petersburg), excursion program, Russian and Cuban visas, insurance, airport transfers, transcript of studies. More information: This program will explore two cultures that, for Americans, have been largely inaccessible and misunderstood throughout modern history. Being in-country students will gain a better understanding of Cuba’s and Russia’s own perspectives on their histories and positions in the world today. Read More

Security Issues and Central Europe Study Abroad (Warsaw, Poland)

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Program Dates: May 28 - July 7, 2018 (internship option extends to August 4) Application Deadline: March 15, 2018 Cost: $3895 (one course/3 weeks); $6,495 (two courses/6 or 10 weeks) Includes: Tuition, hotel accommodation with breakfast, excursion program, one three-day trip per course, insurance, airport transfers, transcript of studies. This course offers a broad overview of the challenges faced by the countries of Central Europe and also by NATO and the European Union in the 21st century. It will focus specifically on cybersecurity, energy security, Read More

Diplomacy and International Relations at MGIMO Study Abroad (Moscow, Russia)

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Program Dates: Fall and spring semester Application Deadline: May 15 and Oct 15, 2018 Cost: From $9950 Includes: Tuition, dormitory accommodation, excursion program, Russian visa, insurance, airport transfers, transcript of studies. More information: This extraordinary program at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) is designed for upperclassmen interested in international relations, diplomacy, law, and/or economics. Study alongside Russia's future political and business leaders at Eurasia's leading institution for international studies. Enjoy an extensive range of fascinating courses in Russian and/or English and regular opportunities to attend talks... Read More