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.
We are meant to know, or we are amoebae.
We are looking for a Student or Graduate Assistants (20 – 30 hours/month) who will support our team at the earliest convenience until 31 August 2024 in the organisation of
the fifth jubilee edition of the Lower Saxony – Scotland Joint Forum, taking place at Leuphana University Lüneburg. The Joint Forum is an annual networking event intended to enhance the cooperation and academic exchange between researchers, students and staff from Lower
Saxonian and Scottish high education institutions.
The European Centre for Advanced Studies (ECAS) was founded in 2019 by the University of Glasgow (Scotland, United Kingdom) and the Leuphana University of Lüneburg (Lower Saxony, Germany). ECAS is a joint undertaking of both universities and established as an...
ECAS is delighted to extend a warm welcome to twelve exceptional early-career beneficiaries who have been selected to participate in the esteemed Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme. These accomplished individuals represent the final round of grant recipients for the research period until the end of 2023. The programme received applications from regarded postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students hailing from renowned higher education institutions in both regions.
We are pleased to announce the publication of our very first White Paper. It is the result of the third edition of the Lower Saxony – Scotland Joint Forum, which took place in a hybrid format at the University of Glasgow in November 2022.
The Joint Forum focussed on the highly topical subject of Renewable Energies and Sustainability. Thereby, it embraced the vision of Lower Saxonian Prime Minister, Stephan Weil, to develop a Strategic Energy Partnership between both regions, which received further encouragement by the respective Lower Saxonian and Scottish ministries dealing with climate change, the environment as well as energy policy.
The next application period for postdoctoral applicants for the Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme ends on 31 March 2023. Please find all information about the programme and the application process here.
We are looking forward to receiving your submission!
We are excited to announce that the Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme has been extended to doctoral students! The new application period is now open and the project proposals can be submitted until 15 April 2023.