Author: Eliška Ullrichová

Student writing

Forum 2000 Conference: EPS students essays

Participating in the cooperation between the EPS programme and Forum 2000, EPS associated partner, students wrote essays dedicated to the 25th Forum 2000 Conference titled What Now? Building Back Democratically which took place in Prague on October 10-16, 2021. The conference dealt with the following vital topics: Since democracy has come under external and internal […]

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Best Thesis Award: Results

The selection committee considered eleven excellent contestants. All eleven theses were strong pieces of research, with a good fit with the EPS focus and objectives, sound methodology and original contribution to our understanding of European politics and society. The committee made sure its decision was not affected by the slightly different standards for theses at […]

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EPS activities: 2021/2022

The EPS programme offers three EPS activities that are an integral part of the curriculum. We are more than delighted to announce that all extra-curricular events will take place physically, and students will thus have a unique opportunity to live them through and visit amazing places from professional, academic, and tourist perspectives. Brussels Field Trip […]

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Excellence Award: Results

The joint selection committee considered several excellent applicants from among the self-paying first-year students 2020-21. All of whom were impressive in their achievements in and outside the programme. Comparing them led to an animated discussion in and beyond the selection committee about the relative importance of the three components on which we judge excellence: academic […]

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Best Thesis Award: Call 2021

Second-year students can apply for the Best Thesis Award by September 20, 2021. Students are eligible for the Best Thesis Award in case they have received either two reviews suggesting the grade “A” or one review suggesting “A” and one suggesting “B”. In the case of the MA thesis defence at Leiden University, students with a […]

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EPS Excellence Award

DEADLINE EXTENDED! The EPS Consortium has extended the deadline for the application. The new deadline is August 31, 2021. The EPS Consortium has announced the Excellence Award! All 1st-year self-payers are cordially invited to apply for this opportunity! For applying, send to the EPS Consortium (to transcript of your first year  (both semesters) and a […]

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2021 Brussels Field Trip

Brussels Field Trip will be held in the format of various online meetings with EU and Brussels representatives from April 8 to April 13, 2021. See below the program of the online excursion to the EU capital. Programme April 8, 2021, 9:30-12:15 Virtual visit to the European Commission(speakers TBC) April 12, 2021, 11:30-12:30 Meeting with […]

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MA Thesis Writing and Deadlines 2021

First-year students are supposed to submit an MA thesis project by June 20, 2021, to the EPS e-mail ( For details, please check the MA thesis handbook.  MA thesis submission deadline is June 17, 2021, at all EPS partner universities. MA theses are assessed according to joint criteria to consult in the MA thesis handbook. Dates of […]

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EPS virtual open day

EPS Virtual Open Day

We would like to invite all applicants to the EPS virtual open day that will be held in January online via ZOOM. The virtual open day gives the opportunity to chat with programme coordinators, academics, students, alumni and to have all the questions answered online.  It gives the chance to find out what it’s like […]

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