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

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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Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme: Open Call for Applications

ECAS is pleased to announce that the Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme is entering the next round of the Open Call.

The proven concept remains in place: Early career researchers, who have completed their PhD within the last 10 years and have an employment contract with a Scottish or Lower Saxonian higher education institution are invited to apply for the programme, which is an excellent opportunity to conduct research in a cross-national exchange at the most recognised higher education institutions in Lower Saxony and Scotland.

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