The European Studies Consortium (ESC) promotes and supports inquiry into Europe related issues that engage scholars across disciplinary and collegiate borders.
Deadline for applications March 3, 2014
The European Studies Consortium is able to provide funds for travel to University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus faculty. These grants are for projects that further development of new curricular content or the building of partnerships in Western, Central or Eastern Europe. Grants will be made on a competitive basis. Successful applications will receive up to $1000 in travel support. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of the competition by email.
Applications will be judged on the following criteria:
Projects that internationalize or expand opportunities to integrate foreign languages into the curriculum. Funding to be used for the collection of materials to update courses on Europe or European cultures, or for the collection of curricular resources that would allow students to utilize their foreign language skills in area studies courses.
Travel to develop collaborative research and (or) curriculum for sustainable partnerships with European institutions or colleagues.
For application and complete details please click here.(Continue Reading)February 19th, 2014
The European Studies Consortium was founded to promote and support inquiry into Europe related issues, engaging scholars and students across disciplinary and collegiate borders. Based on this inquiry we have established a Europe in the News page on our website. This page will give links to articles from credible international media resources on current events affecting Europe today. From the UK to the Ukraine and all points in between we will be monitoring and posting the latest news on a weekly basis. The page also has links to European news sources to track events by country.
Currently we are watching the situation in the Ukraine very closely and will be featuring articles as events unfold.
To access the page please click here.(Continue Reading)February 3rd, 2014