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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. It represents a unique peace project that has succeeded in integrating a multitude of former opponents and enemies into one new community of law. Yet, the general “success story” of European integration has repeatedly shown signs of stalemate and rupture. After the rejection of the Constitutional Treaty in 2005 and the difficult ratification process of the Treaty of Lisbon offering new instruments of decision-making the EU incurred a financial and economic crisis that arguably calls for greater leadership and supranational economic governance. 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: The University of Salzburg has launched a new Master Programme in October 2005 titled “European Union Studies” . It is mainly concerned with law, economics and political science and flanked by sociology, history and communications.

Beginning in 2008, the University has also established a three years Doctoral Programme in European Union Studies, which is financed by the Swiss Humer foundation. The Master as well as the Doctoral Programme profit from a Fellowship Programme conceived to invite outstanding scholars from other international institutions to spend research time at SCEUS.

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

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    Enoch - Metatron - Christ? Kabbalistic angelic ideas and their Christian transformations, with Dr. Elke Morlok (Frankfurt). Thu 14.12.2017, 17:15 HS E.001 (Unipark).
    Because what you study isn’t so important, but what your personal interests, passions and needs are! Because it is about human qualities and sustainable action: in a working environment characterized by trust and appreciation! Meet us on 13 December, 2017, HS E.003, Unipark Nonntal.
    Dr. Manfred Mittermayer received the International First Prize for Science and Research from the city of Salzburg on 21 November, 2017.
    Learning German in the museum combines language and cultural learning. Last semester, eight participants completed a German course in the Salzburg Museum and not only improved their language skills, but also learned much in the context of the personal history and culture of Salzburg.
    Under the motto "Take a look beyond the horizon", students from all faculties are cordially invited to inform themselves, and to seek advice, about interdisciplinary supplemental studies. Date: 14 December. Location: Unipark, University of Salzburg.
    Guest lecture on Thursday, 14 December, 2017, at 18:30 with Dr. Ing. Vassilis Petrakis (Hellenic Ministry of Education, National Hellenic Research Foundation) in the Casting Collection SR E.33 (Classical and Early Aegean Archeology, Residenzplatz 1).
    This year, the University Library Salzburg’s Advent Calendar includes pictures, as well as short stories about the Advent and Christmas.
    The University of Salzburg, in cooperation with the University of Linz and the Animal Welfare Office Vienna, has launched the journal, Animal Welfare in Law and Practice (TiRUP), with Jan Sramek Verlag KG on board. The journal is technically supported by the repository of the University Library Salzburg (ePLUS).
    14 December, at 19:30, Edmundsburg, Europasaal, Mönchsberg - With a lecture by Hans-Thies Lehmann (Berlin) and a sound installation by Marco Döttlinger (Salzburg). Concept and organization: Anna Estermann (Faculty of German Studies, University of Salzburg).
    In an exhibition of the Literature Archive Salzburg, photographs of the writer of Lillian Birnbaum can be seen. The opening will take place on 4 December, 2017 at 19:00 in the Max Gandolph Library.
    We mourn for Milein Cosman, 31 March.1921 – 21 November, 2017. A great artist left us.
    Guest lecture by Franz Schultheis, Professor of Sociology at the University of St. Gallen, 17:00 – 19:00 at the KunstQuartier (Wissenschaft & Kunst, Atelier, 1st floor, Bergstr. 12a) - www.w-k.sbg.ac.at/kunstpolemik-polemikkunst/veranstaltungen
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    14.12.17 Adventkalender der Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg 2017
    14.12.17 Studienergänzungen und Studienschwerpunkte an der Uni Salzburg
    14.12.17 Dr. Bernhard Salcher ("Geologie")
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