Institute News and Events

Welcome to Dr. Thomas Biebricher!

The Institute for European Studies would like to welcome Dr. Thomas Biebricher, who is the IES's DAAD (The German Academic Exchange Service) Visiting Assistant Professor for 2014! Dr. Biebricher will be teaching a course on European Integration, and will be helping with coordinating the European Study Tour and Internship Program for the local chapter at UBC. 

For a full link to his biography, please click here

Graduate students: Apply Now for EU-Canada Graduate Internship (Brussels, Ottawa)!

EU-Canada Graduate Internship (Brussels, Ottawa)

5 February, 2014 (All day)

Lecture: Adrian Gurza Lavalle - Participatory Governance in Brazil

Monday, 13 January, 2014 - 12:15 - 13:45

2014 EU-Canada Young Journalist Award

The European Union Delegation to Canada is pleased to announce the 2014 edition of the European Union-Canada Young Journalist Award.

The EU-Canada Young Journalist Award (YJA) was created to recognize outstanding journalistic potential among Canadian students. Since 2001, three students are selected every year to participate in a week-long study tour of various EU institutions and the Canadian Mission to the EU in Brussels. Winners will also have the chance to attend a Midday EU press briefing. Prior to the trip, which is paid for by the European Union, winners will be invited to an awards ceremony in Ottawa on 9 May, Europe Day, an event attended by ministers, the diplomatic corps and journalists.

31 January, 2014 (All day)

European Politics Workshop

Friday, 22 November, 2013 - 12:00

The Institute of European Studies is starting a workshop series for PhD students named the "EuroPol Fellows" Workshop. The workshop is for PhD students who have completed their comprehensive exams and are working on European Politics. Light refreshments will be provided. Please e-mail Alan Jacobs for more information at alan.jacobs -at-

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