Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

The Salzburg Centre of European Union Studies (SCEUS) is an enterprise geared towards research as much as towards education of a new generation of academics.

The creation of a priority programme in European Union Studies was particularly propitious at this time given a series of developments. The European Union has become the crucial factor in the constitution of Europe’s political and socio-economic order. SCEUS in its research tackles questions of the institutional set-up and the economic governance of the European Union, as well as broader social aspects of European integration and the role of the European Union as global actor.

An important objective of SCEUS is to link research and teaching in several ways: on the one hand with the Master programme European Union Studies, on the other hand with a doctoral college, financed by the Swiss Humer Foundation. 

In August 2008 the Centre has been awarded a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence. 

Horizon 2020 - The Choice for Europe since Maastricht

Since July 1st, 2015 SCEUS coordinates the 4-year Horizon 2020 research project "The Choice for Europe since Maastricht". Here you can find detailed information on objectives, the research team, the consortium and results.

The Choice for Europe since Maastricht. Member States' Preferences for Economic and Fiscal Integration



Academic Director: Univ. Prof. Dr. Sonja Puntscher Riekmann

Deputy Directors: Univ. Prof. Dr. Stefan Griller, Univ. Prof. Dr. Hannes Winner

Executive Director: MMag. Dr. Doris Wydra

The Team of SCEUS comprises renowned scholars and teachers form different departments of the University of Salzburg.

SCEUS is located at the Edmundsburg (Haus für Europa), a historic building right in the city centre of Salzburg.

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