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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NASP/GSSPS call for applications for 34 PhD positions for 2014-15

Graduate School in Social & Political Sciences, Milan, Italy
Deadline for submitting your application is September, 30, 2014, at 13.00 (Italian time)
Qualifications evaluation and interview phase will take place in October 2014
Beginning of Courses in November 2014
Scholarships will be so distributed:

Ph.D. in Economic Sociology and Labour Studies – ESLS PhD – 13 Scholarships
Ph.D. in Political Studies – POLS PhD – 14 Scholarships
Ph.D. in Sociology and […]

George Mason University Spring Semester in Budapest

We invite your undergraduate students to participate in our Spring 2015 semester internship and study abroad program in Budapest, Hungary.  The program places students in professional internships in Budapest while the students earn 15 semester credits from George Mason University for the successful completion of the program.  Housing, internships, public transportation, coursework, and on-site support are included and coordinated by George Mason University.

A sample […]

IAPSS Study Trip – Spain and the EU

Application Deadline: September 16th

As of today, you can apply for the next IAPSS study trip, which will lead us to Madrid, Spain’s vibrant capital, taking place from November 23rd till November 27th 2014. Are you interested in learning more about Spain’s current political challenges and getting to know fellow political science students who share your interests? Then you should definitely apply!

Recent developments in Spain […]



Deadline for applications:26 October 2014

The Winter School is a cross-border postgraduate programme located in the heart of the Alps

under the auspices of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.



Dates and venues: 2-13 February 2015

The first week (2-6 February) takes place at the Faculty of Law and School of […]

Post-Doc Teaching Award: European Union Institute in Florence

This year the European Union is offering an award at the European University Institute in Florence to teach and research EU studies particularly in the disciplines of Area Studies, Economics, History (non-U.S.), Law, Political Science, and Sociology. This is a Postdoctoral award that is only open to early career scholars; graduating PhD students and postdocs are highly encouraged to apply. Please view the catalog […]