Institute News and Events

DAAD Internship: EMGIP Bundestag 2013

EMGIP - Bundestag offers internship opportunities for U.S. and Canadian students in the German parliament, the Bundestag. The internships are 2 months long in positions matching the student’s interest and experience. Interns will be placed within the Verwaltung, preferably with a Sekretariat working for their preferred Ausschuss. Asides from contributing to the respective offices, interns have the opportunity to study legislative and administrative procedures in the German parliament.

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IES Welcomes Visiting Researcher - Dr. Suzanna Crage

Dr. Suzanna Crage - Headshot for the Institute for European Studies - UBC

The IES welcomes Dr. Suzanna Crage as incoming visiting researcher for the period September 2012 to December 2012.

Balkans Peace Program (BPP) Summer 2012: Post-Conflict Development in Kosovo

 

This is an educational program that will provide students enrolled in a university outside of Kosovo and the region with the unique opportunity to spend about three weeks in Kosovo studying and learning about development in practice in a post-conflict area right in the middle of Europe. Participants of the program will also visit three other Balkans countries, Albania, Macedonia, and Montenegro.

Deadline: 
11 May, 2012 (All day)

IES Completes Transition to Dept. of Political Science, Faculty of Arts

 

The UBC senate recently approved a motion to change the mandate and structure of the College for Interdisciplinary Studies (CFIS). As of April 1st 2012, several research units including the IES will move to the Faculty of Arts.  The Institute for European Studies now resides within the Department of Political Science.  

For more information visit the CFIS website at www.cfis.ubc.ca/about/cfis-transitions.

EU Study Tour and Internship Program

A consortium of Canadian universities through the Network for European Studies (Canada) offers on a yearly base the EU Study Tour and Internship Program. At UBC the Institute for European Studies at the Department of Political Science organizes those programs. This year we are sending four students to the Study Tour that begins May 6th in Brussels and ends May 25th. Three students successfully applied for internship positions. Our congratulations go to Kate, Jeff, and Chris!

Email Dr. K. Hübner for further information.

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