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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.

  • News
    On Friday, 27 October, 2017, two identical workshops on the prevention of religious radicalization ("Religiöse Radikalisierungsprävention") will take place in HS 103 of the Catholic Theological Faculty of the University of Salzburg (Universitätsplatz 1, Salzburg, 3rd floor). The Workshop I will take place from 10:00 - 12:30; Workshop II from 13:30 - 16:00.
    BOOK PRESENTATION "WHEN I WAS A KING AND A MASON" - With these words begins one of Rudyard Kipling's enigmatic Freemason poems. From the texts of famous literati the actor Joseph Lorenz reads.
    On 11 October, 2017, the University of Salzburg warmly congratulated graduates who celebrated their graduations and/or completion of doctoral theses.
    Rudolf Mosler, Labor and Social Law expert at the University of Salzburg, talks about the topic "Schöne neue Arbeitswelt. Wie reagiert das Arbeitsrecht auf die Arbeit 4.0?"
    The Russlandzentrum of the University of Salzburg, together with partners has organized a series of events "Schwerpunkt Russland 1917" from 18 October until 23 November, 2017.
    Jan Rybak, MA (European University Institute, Florence) Tuesday, 24 October, 2017, 18:00, HS 380 (GesWi, Rudolfskai 42)
    Project presentation and reading from "Ubuntu and the Birds".
    In the minimum time of four semesters, six students of the University of Salzburg successfully completed the course of studies Bewegtes Lernen.
    Since 1979, a congress of the European Society for Herpetology (Societas Europaea Herpetologica) has been held every two years. This year, for the second time in Austria and for the first time in Salzburg, the Congress took place 18 – 23 September, 2017.
    More than 360 exchange students from 57 countries took up their studies at the University of Salzburg at the beginning of the winter term 2017/18. Karin Dollinger and Vice Rector Sylvia Hahn welcomed them in the "Wissensstadt Salzburg". The evening was accompanied by singing students of the University Mozarteum.
    In a half-day expert conference on the topic of "Trends in ESG & CSR - 17 Sustainable Development Goals", specialists and strategists from various branches and sectors will come together to present the topic of sustainability inter-disciplinarily and practically. Organizers of the conference are Univ.-Prof. Claudia B. Wöhle, Department of Social and Economic Sciences, and CSSP (Center for Social and Sustainable Products AG).
    The seminar facilitator is Sandra Chatterjee. Organization: gendup - Center for Gender Studies and Promotion of Women at the University of Salzburg.
    On 3 October, 2017, the Center for Theology Intercultural and Study of the Religions of the University of Salzburg awarded the Erwin Kräutler Prize for the fourth time. This year, the award went to theologians Sebastian Pittl (IWM St. Georgen) and Stefan Silber (University of Osnabrück).
    "Geisterstunde" / 19:00 lectury by Didi Neidhart (pop theorist, author, musician, DJ), subsequent discourse with discussion and music in the Kunstquartier (W & K Atelier, Bergstrasse 12a, 1. OG) www.w-k.sbg.ac.at/kunstpolemik-polemikkunst/aktuelles
    Reading Action Week „Österreich liest“ at the Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg.
    Christina von Braun, cultural theorist, author and filmmaker, will be holding a guest lecture at the Unipark Nonntal (Erzabt-Klotz-Str. 1, HS E.004 Anna Bahr-Mildenburg) on 25 October. www.w-k.sbg.ac.at/kunstpolemik-polemikkunst/aktuelles
  • Veranstaltungen
  • 17.10.17 Inventarisation in Österreich und der Umgang mit Bauten der jüngeren Vergangenheit
    17.10.17 Salzburger Vorlesung mit Heinz Sichrovsky, Literaturkritiker, Wien
    17.10.17 Lesung mit Thomas Sautner
    18.10.17 Eröffnungsveranstaltung der Uni 55-PLUS
    18.10.17 Eröffnungsveranstaltung der Uni 55-PLUS
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