Zentrum für Deutschland- und Europastudien

Fifth Research Papers Competition for Junior Scientists who work on comparative Russian-European studies


The organizers, Centre for German and European Studies (St. Petersburg State University—Bielefeld University), supported by DAAD, and Council of Young Scientists of the Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University invite papers by Europe-based MA and Ph.D. students in social sciences or humanities, working on issues topical for Russia or comparing Russian and European cases.

Prize: Grant of up to 1275 EUR for a research trip to Russia.

Deadline: September 1, 2018.

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Conference "Networks in the Global World"


The conference "Networks in the Global World" will take place from the 4th to the 6th of July. NetGloW brings together networks researchers from around the globe to St. Petersburg every other year. The main topic in 2018 is “Principles behind Structures: Patterns of complexity in European societies and beyond”, devoted to the mechanisms that drive structural dynamics of various kinds of networks: interpersonal, semantic, online, organizational, material, spatial, and others.

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Kolleg Europa


German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Alfred Toepfer Foundation (Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S.) and the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) invite Doctoral candidates and Master students from DAAD centers to participate in an interdisciplinary course of lectures and activities Kolleg Europa "Ideen von Europa – “Ideas of Europe” 2018-2020 that will take place in Weimar, Prague, Tunis and Brussels during 2 years.

Deadline for applications is July, 12, 2018.

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Report 2017


The Centre for German and European Studies keeps contributing to the development of Russian-European academic dialogue and supporting junior scholars on their ways into the space of international scientific communication.  


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