These are all open to any student currently enrolled at one of the member universities whose main focus of study lies in the Humanities or Social Sciences, via a rigorous application & selection process.
Events are offered at no cost to participants and aim to involve students as much as possible in the form of an academic contribution, such as a paper presentation or as a discussant. Speakers include academics from inside and outside the network, policymakers and other high-level external experts whose expertise is relevant to the theme of the event.
Upcoming events & deadlines
Applications for the Europaeum Scholars Programme, cohort 3 (2022/23)
We will soon open the Call for Applications for PhD candidates who would like to take part in the Scholars Programme.
Application deadline: 3 December 2021, 13:00 hrs CET
Award ceremony for the Europaeum
Leiden University is awarding the Europaeum the Scaliger Medal
Public event in Leiden University
23 September 2021, 16:15 hrs
Europaeum Conference 2021
To mark the completion of cohort 2 of the Scholars Programme
‘Crisis as an opportunity for Europe?’
1-3 October 2021
Estoril Political Forum 2021
‘On the 80th Anniversary of the Atlantic Charter: Structuring a New Alliance of Democracies?’
Organised by the IEP, Lisbon
18-20 October 2021
Application deadline extended to 16 September 2021
‘Metabolé: Crisis and Transformation in Antiquity’
25-27 November 2021
Application deadline: 15 September 2021
Europaeum 30th Anniversary
Conference to celebrate our achievements over three decades
30 September – 1 October 2022
MA European History & Civilisation
Degree awarded by Leiden University. Study in Leiden, Paris and Oxford
Academic year 2021/22
Application deadline: closed for this year
Study bursaries in Geneva, Helsinki, Oxford or Prague
Academic year 2021/22
We will advertise opportunities for Prague, Geneva and Helsinki students after the summer
The Europaeum Spring School usually takes place in Oxford in April and brings together inspiring speakers, students from the network, as well as some of those enrolled in one of the Europaeum joint MAs. The focus is on ‘Europe in the World – the World in Europe’, a broad theme that lends itself to a colourful palette of papers across the disciplines and encourages maximum engagement through daily discussion groups.
Winter Schools are occasional workshops following the initiative of member institutions who want to draw on a particular local strength or academic focus. Themes are interdisciplinary and can be wide ranging, as is evidenced by the first Europaeum Winter School (2022) in Barcelona on Planetary Wellbeing.
Seminars, Colloquia & Lectures
In addition to the Spring Seminar for the MA European History & Civilisation students in Oxford, an annual Policy Seminar takes place in Brussels or Luxembourg, in close collaboration with EU institutions. The annual Classics Colloquium brings together presentations on a topic chosen by a leading academic in the network, not being necessarily exclusive to Classicists. Occasionally, distinguished speakers are invited to deliver lectures or webinars on relevant European topics.
Bursaries & Exchanges
The Europaeum supports a small number of exchanges every year, with the generous help and cooperation of selected member universities and external donors. Currently, these opportunities exist for students from Geneva, Helsinki, Oxford and Prague.
What event participants said about their experience when replying to an anonymous feedback form:
“Organization was perfect! Academically most interesting were the lectures by academics and practitioners (both women on law and diplomacy were absolutely amazing), and it was great to see how we can use our academic knowledge in the real world … In the group discussions even people who are shy had an opportunity to give their opinion. We were a mix of people from different fields with different backgrounds which made the discussion fruitful and interesting, and it provided us with different perspectives. A wonderful plethora of talks about different aspects, both historical and contemporary, of peacemaking and -keeping!”
Spring School 2019
“The feedback I received during the session, as well as during the general discussions on broader topics, were enriching and helped me question and rethink my understanding of Europe and its ties to the world.”
Summer School 2020
“It was very interesting to hear presentations from students whose research is in a different field from mine. It gave me some ideas about how to give my own research an interdisciplinary dimension.”
Classics Colloquium, 2019
“I found the panels and the keynote lectures super interesting, since the multidisciplinary approach was intellectually highly stimulating. The debates were really dynamic and the presentations by the guest lecturers were extremely useful for my academic career.”
Spring School 2021