The European Centre for Advanced Studies

…So on a day when newcomers appear
Let it be a homecoming and let us speak…
Move lips, move minds and make new meanings flare
Like ancient beacons signalling peak to peak,
From Middle sea to North sea, shining clear
As phoenix flame upon fionn uisce here.

Seamus Heaney


We are meant to know, or we are amoebae.

Isaac Asimov

Updated News

Vacancy Notice

We are looking for two Student or Graduate Assistants (40 hours/month) who will support our team from 1 November 2020 until 30 November 2020 in the organization and especially technical realization of the first Lower Saxony – Scotland Joint Forum. The event aims at enhancing the cooperation and internationalization between Lower Saxonian and Scottish universities and takes place completely digitally.

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Update: Joint Forum 2020

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic requires flexibility and an appropriate response to the scale of infection. In order to ensure the safety of all participants in this uncertain time, the Joint Forum planned for the 23 and 24 November 2020 will no longer be organised in a hybrid format but will be held entirely online.
More information will follow soon!

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Digital Worlds Conference – 03 September 2020

Contemporary culture is characterised by the ubiquity of digital media technologies. Techniques of processing, storing, and transmitting data are continuously reconfigured and with them our everyday practices of connecting, relating, sharing, competing, and communicating. In their researchers’ day on Sept 3 2020, the Social and Digital Change Group (SDC) of University of Glasgow and the Centre for Digital Cultures (CDC) of Leuphana University Lüneburg present some of their current research topics.

ECAS is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom Meeting!

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New Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Programme

The University of Glasgow has been awarded funding from the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union for a new Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) programme: LLM in International Law of Global Security, Peace and Development (ILGSPD). ILGSPD will spearhead an innovative approach to 21st century international legal education recognising the nexus between global security, peace and sustainable development.

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