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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

Wel­come
Will­kom­men

We are meant to know, or we are amoebae.

Isaac Asimov

Updated News

Applications for the Tandem Fellowship Programme are now open

Starting in fall 2021, young postdoctoral researchers have a chance to participate in the Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme. The programme is designed to foster ideas and generate new research proposals. “We want to enable young researchers to expand their own network and allow them to spend time collaborating with a partner in that region on a specific topic”, explains Ramona Tax, senior programme coordinator of ECAS.

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Vacancy Notice: Research Assistant

In the context of ECAS’s project on “Crisis Litigation: Understanding the Roles of International Courts” there is an open position as research assistant to be filled at the chair for public and international law with a focus on sustainability of Prof. Dr. Jelena Bäumler. Seize this opportunity and apply for an interesting position in order to start your career in academia.

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New Managing Director of ECAS

Christoph Kleineberg joined the European Centre for Advanced Studies (ECAS) as a managing director. He is taking over the responsibilities of Thorsten Kurtz who has been navigating ECAS in the foundation phase and established ECAS as the main hub for academic collaboration between Lower Saxony and Scotland. Christoph has been involved in various ECAS activities as a supporter and participant in recent years.

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ECAS receives funding for Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme

Young postdoctoral researchers often have a high mobility but are lacking a reliable network to get started with research stays and developing research projects with partners abroad. The Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme is designed to support postdoctoral researchers (up to 10 years after finishing their PhD) in developing ties between the two regions.

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Professor Lorna Hughes: DGE for Europe

Professor Lorna Hughes, member of our Academic Committee, takes up the post of Dean for Global Engagement for Europe at the University of Glasgow. Find out more about her role and plans in this interview: https://www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/news/headline_791032_en.html.

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