Institute News and Events

Apply to the PhD Mentorship Program in European Studies and Canada-EU Relations

If interested, please contact the Director of the Institute for European Studies, Kurt Huebner, at kurt.huebner[at]

IES Students participate in the European Union Study Tour

UBC students present their research during the European Union Study Tour, a program of seminars and events in Brussels, Antwerp, The Hague, Frankfurt, Strasbourg, and Luxembourg which offers a unique immersion in the European Union and other European institutions.

Applications open for the DAAD Èmigré Memorial German Internship Program EMGIP – Bundestag 2014

Internship opportunity for advanced undergraduates and graduate students with German proeficiency and an interest in the German parliament.

If interested, please contact Dr. Kurt Huebner at


IES Students attend "Europe Day: Cocktail Reception and Presentation of the EU-Canada Business Guide"

Thursday, 9 May, 2013 - 17:00 - 19:00

IES students attended the Europe Day celebration and the presentaion of the EU-Canada Business Guide. For more information on the event, see below.

Photo Credit: EU-Canada Partnership, Flickr

Photo Credit: EU-Canada Partnership, Flickr

Pictures and Presentation Slides from Capitalism, Inequality, and Democracy - April 2013

The International Workshop on Capitalism, Inequality, and Democracy took place from April 12-13, 2013 at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. . The workshop examined the global rise of social inequality as well as its implications for democratic governance and social movements. It was co-organized by the Institute for European Studies at UBC and the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office.

More details on the event can be found here.

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