Student writing

MA Thesis Writing and Deadlines 2024

MA thesis submission deadline is June 14, 2024, at all EPS partner universities. MA theses are assessed according to joint criteria to consult in the MA thesis handbook where formal requirements can also be found. In case a student requires an extension, she/he has to contact the local coordinator by June 4 with an explanation of why the extension is requested. Extension […]

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Open Days

When can you meet us?  January 22, 2024, at 14:00 (CET) via Microsoft Teams March 2024 Leiden University via Microsoft Teams – the exact date will be confirmed All Open Days are online to let everyone join!  What can you expect?  presentation by the EPS team sharing experience by EPS students and alumni Q&A section […]

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Best Theses Award: Results

The selection committee considered eight excellent contestants. All eight 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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Workshop – Leadership Skills for Collaboration and Dialogue

From November 6 students will be able to participate on workshop that will help them to acquire leadership competencies. The lectures will be given by Blanka Bellak, Ph.D., who is director of Leadership Associates, Angelica Pohnicer and Lida Susek. Participants of the program will develop their leadership, collaboration and dialogue abilities. The program is divided […]

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Results: Excellence and Leadership Award

The committee deciding on the Excellence and Leadership Award has received many very worthy applications from students who were outstanding in many ways. The ultimate decision was difficult to come to, and it was decided to give the award not to one but to two students. The winners of the 2023 EPS Excellence and Leadership […]

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EPS academics at UACES Conference!

Our Maxine David (Leiden University), Eliška Tomalová (Charles University), Eliška Ullrichová (Charles University) and Tomáš Weiss (Charles University) met at the conference of the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) at Queen´s University Belfast in early September. Maxine David participated as a speaker in panels dealing with EU-Russia Relations and Interdisciplinary in Practice, in […]

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Call: Best Thesis Award

Second-year students can apply for the Best Thesis Award by September 20, 2023. 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 […]

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Call: EPS Excellence and Leadership Award

The EPS Consortium announced the Excellence and Leadership Award (ELA) that reflects a combination of academic excellence and integrity with student contribution to society and the EPS community. All 1st-year self-payers are cordially invited to apply for this Award.  To do so, forward to the EPS Consortium (to a transcript of your first year results (both semesters) and a […]

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Newsletter June 2024

ACADEMIC EVENT SECTION#1: Europe Twenty Years after the 2004 Enlargement of the EU: Vices, Virtues, and Future ChallengesUniversity Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) invites you to the 3rd Annual Nomos Conference focused on questioning the impact and importance of the EU´s expansion policy for CEE and SEE and principles supporting European integration and values. The conference […]

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