Deadline: 15 December 2016
Open to: government officials from the Western Balkans who are eager to spend a three-month fellowship traineeship in the EU government institutions
The European Fund for the Balkans (EFB) announces the new call for applications for its flagship Fellowship programme for Government Officials. It is a one-year practice-oriented educational programme which is supporting the Western Balkans’ administrations by educating and motivating the public officials to practice and advocate the European principles of public administration. 20 best applicants for the ninth generation of decision-makers of tomorrow who want to shape the regional and European collaboration using their energy and enthusiasm will be chosen.
The core purpose of the programme is to give impetus to the EU integration-driven... Read More »
The so-called “Berlin Process” began several years ago to promote enhanced cooperation and dialogue between the European Union and the Western Balkan countries. While efforts have been focused on many aspects of society, youth in particular have received special attention. As a follow-up to the “Connecting Youth” conference in Paris this past July, youth workers and activists from several different countries met in Slovenia this September for the Europe-Western Balkans youth meeting “Connecting Youth Work and Youth Policy”. With the goal of encouraging youth participation and engagement, the meeting brought together different stakeholders of youth work for three days of strategic discussions and workshops.
As a continuation of the series of efforts towards assisting the youth future,... Read More »
Deadline: ongoing registration
Open to: young innovators in the EU
Venue: 24-25 October 2016,Lodz, Poland
European Forum of Young Innovators is pleased to announce that on 24-25th of October 2016, the Foundation Poland Innovative in cooperation with the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers (EURODOC), the National Representation of Doctoral Candidates in Poland (KRD) and the Marshal Office of Lodz, organize the first edition of the European Forum of Young Innovators – EFYI’16.
The main objective of the Forum is to create a European platform for the exchange of knowledge, experience and contacts between young innovators in the EU. The initiative aims also to encourage carrying out research in cooperation with industry and Polish research entities, as well as to promote international cooperation. The main concept... Read More »
Deadline: 30 September 2016
Open to: UK, EU and international applicants who propose to study their PhD on a full-time basis
Scholarship: includes the UK/EU rate of tuition fee and £14,296 living expenses per year
Interested in connections between memory, heritage and identity in Europe? This project examines how and why particular historical moments are mythologised for symbolic effect in official and non-official heritage practice and in political discourse. You will explore this over a variety of cultural forms, including social media, connecting uses of the past to contemporary discourses of European and anti-European identities.
The PhD project will benefit from and complement a major EU-funded award led by the primary supervisor – Critical Heritages: performing and representing identities in Europe... Read More »
Deadline: 30 June 2016
Open to: candidates with 2 to 3 years professional experience in EU public affairs
Remuneration: competitive salary
UEPG, the European Aggregates Association, represents the biggest non-energy extractive industry with Members in 29 countries across Europe. Their mission is to demonstrate the key role played by the European Aggregates Industry in meeting the needs of Europe and its society and to shape EU public policy in areas where it is likely to affect the sector.
Monitor and assess EU policy developments and advise UEPG Members on their implications, in particular in the area of environmental and technical policies;
Develop and coordinate UEPG advocacy programmes vis-à-vis the European Commission, European Parliament and Council working groups;
Draft clear reports, position papers, presentations and speeches;
Make a significant... Read More »
Deadline: 3 June 2016
Open to: civil society actors
Venue: 3-4 July 2016, Paris, France
European Alternatives, ERSTE Foundation, the European Fund for the Balkans, the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, the Charles Leopold Mayer Foundation and Citizens for Europe are coming together to organize a 2-day Civil Society Forum in Paris, as a follow up to the Civil Society Forum held in Vienna in August 2015, and in Novi Sad and Belgrade in May 2016. The aim is to establish an ongoing process of civil society dialogue and collaboration across the Western Balkans and the EU.
In order to establish an ongoing dialogue, the website of Citizens for Europe will be used to collect positions, proposals and events from civil... Read More »
Deadline: 1 May 2016
Open to: students of any discipline writing or planning to write a PhD thesis on any topic related to justice and security; the number of participants is limited to 20
Venue: 20-26 June at the University of Dundee in Scotland, United Kingdom
The Jean Monnet Summer School is organised with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) of the European Union. It offers an intensive, interactive and interdisciplinary approach to the study of the complex issues of security and justice in Europe, with a specific emphasis on the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice and the Common Foreign and Security Policy as well as the impact of these policies on fundamental rights and liberties. It examines the... Read More »
Deadline: 1 May 2016
Open to: MA and PhD students
Venue: 4-8 July 2016, University of Catania in Italy
The EUMedEA Crash Course “Managing Crises at EU Med Borders” is an advanced study and training event for PhD students interested in EU external action and the management of crises at the EU Med borders, migration in particular. MA students seeking to deepen their knowledge on these topics are also welcome. More specifically, the purpose of the EUMedEA Crash Course is threefold:
First, it aims to provide participants with an intensive teaching. For this purpose, invited international academics will give frontal lectures on key selected topics;
Second, it aims to support PhD students in debating and fine-tuning their research projects. Specific sections will be devoted to PhD students’ presentations... Read More »
Deadline: 1 May 2016
Open to: young professionals and graduate students between 22-35 years of age
Venue: 20-26 June 2016, Yeşilköy – Istanbul, Turkey
The Center for International and European Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University will host the 6th International Neighbourhood Symposium (INS) in Yeşilköy between Wednesday, 22 June and Sunday, 26 June 2016. This year’s Symposium will focus on “Societal Transformations in the Eastern Neighbourhood and the Mediterranean South”.
The 2016 International Neighbourhood Symposium aims to discuss, assess, and understand the regional dynamics as well as the impact these are having on the transformation of the societies of the countries of the Eastern Neighbourhood and the Mediterranean South. Consequently, each presentation and discussion will focus on the themes of... Read More »
Deadline: 1 June 2016
Open to: NGO’s from EU countries
Grant: overall available budget is EUR 3,000,000
European Union is seeking applications from the organisations for Action grants to support national or transnational projects on multi-agency and multi-disciplinary cooperation to respond to violence against women and/or children, and on tackling under reporting. This call for proposals for action grants is based on the 2015 annual work programme of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC Programme).
Proposals should aim to produce results with EU added value regardless of whether projects are national or transnational in nature. They should create or contribute to minimum standards at European level or could be transferable to other Member States. The European added value will be assessed under the award criteria.
Priority... Read More »