European Centre for Advanced Studies.
Building bridges across the North Sea.

…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

Lower Saxony – Scotland Joint Forum 2022: Registration is Now Open!

On Monday, 21 and Tuesday, 22 November 2022, the third edition of the Joint Forum will take place. In partnership with the University of Glasgow and Leuphana University of Lüneburg, the European Centre for Advanced Studies cordially invites you to a dynamic event for building bridges between higher education institutions in Lower Saxony and Scotland.

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Future of Internationalisation: UofG organises International Partner Event

The University of Glasgow is hosting an online event on the Future of Internationalisation taking place on Wednesday, 25 and Thursday, 26 May 2022.
UofG’s international partners are offered a platform to share collective experiences and best practices, as well as explore new opportunities in research, learning and teaching, student experience and partnership development.

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Tandem Fellowship Programme: Researchers meeting in Edinburgh

Once again, we are pleased to announce that two fellowship holders of the Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme have come together to work on their project – this time at the University of Edinburgh.

Dr Lea Hartwich (University of Osnabrück) and Dr Helena Radke (University of Edinburgh) are investigating the motivations of young climate activists from the Fridays For Future movement.

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Tandem Fellowship Programme: Researchers meeting in Glasgow

We are pleased to announce that two more fellowship holders of the Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme have come together to work on their project – this time at the University of Glasgow.

Dr Martin I. Antov (University of Osnabrück) and Dr Danying Wang (University of Glasgow) are conducting joint research on the rhythmic brain activity across different memory systems.

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Tandem Fellowship Programme: Digital Opening Sessions

The European Centre for Advanced Studies is pleased to announce two upcoming Digital Opening Sessions on the Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme.

Join a session of your choice and learn more about the details of the programme and the current Open Call for proposals as well as other activities of ECAS related to Lower Saxony-Scotland cooperation.

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Offers for Ukrainian Researchers

Uniting and supporting researchers from countries in Europe that are currently drifting further and further apart is a core mission of the European Centre for Advanced Studies.
Against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine, ECAS would like to highlight the research support and funding offers for the Ukrainian researchers.

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