The 2022 Fellow Conference at the University of Stirling was a Resounding Success!

The second Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Conference was held at the University of Stirling on 13 and 14 October 2022.
The Fellow Conference is an annual two-day hybrid event to inaugurate each new generation of tandem projects. At the same time, it provides a platform for the outgoing generation to share experiences and present the results of their completed fellowships. To promote the international research partnerships supported by the Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme, the conference is organised in partnership with a different participating higher education institution each year – this time we were honoured to work with the University of Stirling, Scotland.

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Reminder: Open Call for Workshops @ Joint Forum 2022

The Lower Saxony – Scotland Joint Forum 2022 is less than four months away.
All members of universities in Lower Saxony and Scotland are warmly invited and encouraged to host their own workshop online. The deadline for the submission of workshop proposals is still open until 15 September 2022.

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Tandem Fellowship Programme: New projects ahead!

Since the first Open Call in mid-2021 commenced the initial phase of the Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme, the initiative has proven to be an excellent opportunity for early-career academics to conduct research in a cross-national exchange at the most recognised universities in Lower Saxony and Scotland.
The second Open Call was published in February 2022 and extended the programme for a further round of applications. Today, ECAS is pleased to present the list of new joint project proposals as well as the corresponding researchers who have recently been awarded a fellowship.

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Cooperation Agreement with UofG starts in September 2022

For the first time, Leuphana University Lüneburg and the University of Glasgow will offer double degree programmes for students in the Bachelor’s programme “International Business Administration & Entrepreneurship (IBAE)” from the coming winter semester. Selected Master’s students from the Master’s programmes “Management & Data Science”, “Management & Entrepreneurship” and “Management & Sustainable Accounting and Finance” will also have the opportunity to take a double degree.

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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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Lower Saxonian Delegation visit to Scotland

At the end of March 2022, the Lower Saxonian Prime Minister, Stephan Weil, accompanied by a political delegation as well as members of the ECAS team, was scheduled to visit the University of Glasgow.
Although the Prime Minister did not arrive in Glasgow due to travel disruptions, the visit was nevertheless a successful event, as the excellent cooperation prospects and important academic objectives of both Lower Saxony and Scotland continue to be enhanced by the European Centre for Advanced Studies.

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And wha winna wish gude luck to our cause, May never gude luck be their fa’!

Robert Burns