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

ECAS is looking for a Student or Graduate Assistant (25 hours/month) who will support our team in building and shaping ECAS as a successful research institution.

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Conference “The Council of Europe in Challenging Times”

On 25 November 2019, the European Centre for Advanced Studies (ECAS) celebrated the 70th Anniversary of the Council of Europe (CoE) together with the Ministry of Federal and European Affairs and Regional Development (MB) and the Competition and Regulation Institute (CRI) of Leuphana University Lüneburg with a joint conference. Get some impressions of the event.

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ECAS Guest House plans

Villa Heyn in Lüneburg shall be refurbished and become a home and working place for research fellows visiting Lüneburg. Laura Sallier has shown ECAS Academic Director James Conroy the latest plans.

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