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  • Apply for Post-BA Scholarships for Study in Europe

    Graduating in May 2019? Apply for the Marshall, Mitchell, and Rhodes Scholarships. All fund post-baccalaureate study in Europe. The deadline to apply for endorsement from the UNC Office of Distinguished Scholarships is August 1! Marshall Scholarships Marshall Scholarships finance up … Continued

  • TAM Deadline Extended to April 10

    The application for CES’ TransAtlantic Masters Program is rolling until April 10! It’s not too late to apply for this affordable master’s program with partner sites around Europe. View the TAM website for more details, and contact Associate Director Sarah … Continued

  • We have learnt a lot – putting SDGs at the core of global education!

    This post was written by visiting scholar Elina Lehtomäki and UNC-W professor Elizabeth Crawford. View Professor Crawford’s first post to read more about her May 2016 exchange to Finland. The visit was funded by a Global Scholar Curriculum Development grant from … Continued

  • University of Gothenburg Visit

    Nov. 29th, EHC welcomed Dr. Urban Strandburg and Angelica Thell from the University of Gothenburg, the most recent TAM partner site. Dr. Strandburg gave a talk on his most recent paper “Expert Group Influence in EU Medicine Policy-Making: the Case of … Continued

  • 10th Anniversary of the FedEx Global Education Center

    We are thrilled to have been part of the 10th anniversary of the FedEx Global Education Center with UNC Global. They created a fantastic video! In honor of the FedEx Global Education Center’s 10-year anniversary, this film highlights two values … Continued

  • The Future of Infrastructure Investment: A discussion on how to increase infrastructure investment in the United States

    The Honorable David Price, Congressman for North Carolina’s Fourth District, gave the opening remarks at the conference, remarking, ironically on the fact that his 40 minute commute from Durham to Chapel Hill proved the need for such a conversation. He … Continued

  • European Horizons @ UNC: Opinion on Catalonia Referendum

    The content of this post is the opinion of the student author and can in no way be taken to represent the views of the Center for European Studies or the European Union. As Catalonian citizens went to the polls on Sunday, … Continued

  • Call for Applications: Jean Monnet EU Visiting Scholar Position

    NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: JEAN MONNET EU VISITING SCHOLAR UNC-CHAPEL HILL | SPRING 2018 + Email Katie Shanahan Lindner to Apply + The Jean Monnet Center at the UNC Center for European Studies is pleased to announce a call for applications for … Continued

  • Meet Mariano Torcal, Jean Monnet Visiting Scholar/Spring 2017

    Join us in welcoming Dr. Mariano Torcal, our Jean Monnet Visiting Scholar for Spring 2017! Dr. Torcal has served as a Full Professor of Political Science at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra since 2006. He received a Ph.D. from the Universidad Autónoma de … Continued

  • UNC History’s Mary Walters on Albania and Genocide

      Mary Elizabeth Walters, a Ph.D. candidate in military history at UNC, stresses the importance of challenging genocidal rhetoric and recognizing it as the first step towards violence. Walters explores the inevitable path connecting genocidal rhetoric and genocidal violence in … Continued

  • Public Debt Workshop

    Authors Alexis Metzger and Kylee Vaughn are first years majoring in Contemporary European Studies, and have assured admission into the TransAtlantic Masters (TAM) Program through Excel in Europe @ Carolina. They attended “The Politics of EU Debt Management in the EU and … Continued

  • EURO Major Sylvia Roper Talks About the Program

    What led to your interest in contemporary Europe and the Contemporary European Studies major? I declared my double major—Political Science and Contemporary European Studies—as a freshman at UNC. My interaction with the European continent started at a young age—as an … Continued

  • New Blog Post: Die Basis wählt: Early Voting, Mobilisierung und lokale Politik

    Dr. Christiane Lemke, Jean Monnet Chair in European Political Science, Professor of Political Science, Leibniz University of Hannover, was our most recent DAAD visiting Scholar. Her frequently updated blog, US-Wahlkampf 2016 – Einblicke und Analysen, is an informative and interesting way to learn about the … Continued

  • Travel Grants Available for the 2017 Graduate Student Conference on the EU

    2017 Graduate Student Conference on the EU The call for papers is now open for the 2017 Graduate Student Conference on the EU. The deadline for paper submission is November 15. The conference will be hosted by the University of … Continued

  • New Blog Post: Pinocchio for President? Performanz der Demokratie. Die erste TV Debatte zwischen Hillary Clinton und Donald Trump

    Dr. Christiane Lemke, Jean Monnet Chair in European Political Science, Professor of Political Science, Leibniz University of Hannover, is our current DAAD visiting Scholar. Her frequently updated blog, US-Wahlkampf 2016 – Einblicke und Analysen, is an informative and interesting way to learn about … Continued

  • US-Wahlkampf 2016 – Einblicke und Analysen: Ein Blog von Prof. Dr. Christiane Lemke

    Dr. Christiane Lemke, Jean Monnet Chair in European Political Science, Professor of Political Science, Leibniz University of Hannover, is our current DAAD visiting Scholar. Her frequently updated blog, US-Wahlkampf 2016 – Einblicke und Analysen, is an informative and interesting way to learn … Continued

  • Why Europe/Where is Europe heading to?

    Dr. Claudia Matthes, Director of Studies, International MA Programs, Humboldt University, Berlin, is our first Jean Monnet Center of Excellence EU Visiting Scholar in residence. View more details on Dr. Matthes’ role at UNC and her contact information on the … Continued

  • The Eurofile Extended | July 27

    The following is a web version of our CES Newsletter, the Eurofile, that we emailed to our listserv on July 27, 2016. If you would like to receive the next newsletter straight to your inbox, please subscribe with the link … Continued

  • What I Learned as a Global Scholar in Finland

    Elizabeth Crawford, Assistant Professor and Elementary Education Graduate Program Coordinator, at the Watson College of Education at UNC-Wilmington, won a Global Scholar Curriculum Development grant from UNC’s Center for European Studies to travel to Finland in May and to infuse … Continued

  • Center for European Studies Receives Three Grants to Bolster Study of the European Union

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Center for European Studies (CES) was awarded two three-year grants from the European Union (EU) Commission and a special grant from the European Union Delegation to the United States. All awards begin … Continued

  • Can European Islam be Algerian, Moroccan, and Turkish?

    By Caitlin Geiger On November 20, I attended a lecture given by Jonathan Laurence on the subject of European Islam. The lecture hall was half-full with people who wanted to know more about the subject and why some radicals felt … Continued

  • Teaching the EU Toolkits – Coming Spring 2016

    I am very excited to share the outreach program that I have begun working on during my final semester at UNC! As a Global Studies and Contemporary European Studies double major, attending this university has afforded me the opportunity not … Continued

  • Learning through Languages: A High School Research Symposium

    The 2015 Learning through Languages Program: A High School Research Symposium The Learning through Languages Research Symposium is a unique way for your students to conduct and present preliminary research their language of study. Eligible students include Spanish, French, or … Continued

  • New TAM Website

    Welcome to the new TAM website! We hope you enjoy the updated layout and information. UNC’s Center for European Studies has been hard at work to give you the best information possible to help you make an informed decision with … Continued

  • How FLAS fellowships enhanced my dissertation

    By Sydney Conrad Sydney Conrad of Charlotte, a PhD candidate in Italian Studies in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at UNC, was assisted by three FLAS fellowships awarded by the Center for European Studies. Reflecting on my FLAS … Continued

  • Tony Carter named first recipient of the Ruth Mitchell-Pitts START Fellowship

    The Center for European Studies announced the first winner of a fellowship for students that honors the work of the Center’s former executive director. The School of Education graduate student will use the funding from the award to travel to … Continued

  • TAM Graduation 2014

    TAM celebrated its 16th graduation on May 10th, 2014. Six members of the class of 2014 returned to take part in the UNC-CH campus festivities. Congratulations graduates! We are proud of your accomplishments.

  • TAM Takes NYC

    By Esha Grover Esha is a student in the TransAtlantic Master’s Program.  Hello from the TransAtlantic Master’s Program! We recently took a field trip to New York City. Our first day (after flight and subsequent taxi ride that was somehow … Continued

  • “Oh, Sweet Caroline”

    By Paola Colombo Paola is the 2013-2014 European Union Fellow at the UNC Center for European Studies. EU Fellows are EU officials based at universities across the United States for up to one year.  What exactly is she doing here? … Continued