Looking for more opportunities to deepen your area knowledge on contemporary Europe? External opportunities to present your research on Europe, travel or study in Europe, funding, fellowships, job opportunities and more ways for students and early-career professionals to expand their expertise are listed below. Feel free to browse or search by tags to find opportunities that interest you. 

European-focused students and researchers should also be aware of the following resources:

Euraxessa networking tool for European and non-European researchers based in North America wishing to pursue a short or longer research stay in Europe. It provides information about research in Europe, European research policy, free job/fellowship publishing, opportunities for research funding, for international collaboration and for trans-national mobility.

Internships at the EU for non-EU nationals: Several European Union institutions offer internship opportunities for American and other non-EU students

European Commission | European Parliament | European Central Bank | European Economic and Social Committee | European Investment Bank 

Horizon 2020: Grant opportunities from the European Commission geared towards bringing scientists and researchers into the EU

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Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion and Pre-Dissertation Research Fellowships

The Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowship is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and includes a $25,000 stipend, as well as assistance in securing reimbursements or waivers in eligible health insurance and candidacy fees. Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowships are intended to facilitate the timely completion of the doctoral degree by late-stage graduate students focusing on topics in European Studies in the humanities.

Applications are due [...]

Invitation to Prague Summer Schools 2015

Prague Summer Schools are seven-day academic programs designed to bring together undergraduate and graduate students of various nationalities and academic backgrounds to enjoy their summer holidays in the unique academic and cultural environment.


The Prague´s NGO SCHOLA EMPIRICA is pleased to announce the forthcoming Prague Summer Schools on the following topics:


European Summer Institute on the Future of Europe: Lobbying in Brussels

Summer School on Crime, Law and Psychology

Summer School on European Politics: Interests versus Culture?

Summer School on China: [...]

Harvard University Visiting Scholars Program

Application deadline: January 15, 2015


Visiting Scholars Program (2015-2016)

Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies

Harvard University


Application Deadline: January 15, 2015


Deadline for Recommendation Letters: January 22, 2015


This program offers post-doctoral social scientists and historians the opportunity to spend up to one year at Harvard University for independent research on Europe or transatlantic relations.  Successful candidates will benefit from the Center’s dynamic program on Europe and gain [...]

2015 Georgetown University Graduate Student Conference – Call for Papers

19th Graduate Student Conference

2015 Transatlantic Policy Symposium


Beyond Tariffs:

Trade Relations and the Transatlantic Relationship in the 21st Century

Friday, February 6, 2015

The 2015 Transatlantic Policy Symposium will bring together Transatlantic experts to discuss the impacts of trade relations at both the national, EU, and international levels. This daylong conference will be comprised of expert panel discussions and student panel responses, as well as a [...]

CERES Graduate Student Conference 2015 Call for Submissions

We are now accepting proposals for the 2015 Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (CERES) Graduate Student Conference at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs. This year’s conference entitled: Europe in Flux: Transnational Challenges for Europe in a Globalized World, will be held from March 12-14, 2015.

The goal of the conference is to present new research and innovative thinking that [...]