Opportunities from Outside Sources


The European Studies Center holds institutional memberships in a variety of international professional organizations that support faculty and student research and teaching interests.  

European Union Studies Association
  • Up to four Pitt graduate students can attend the EUSA biennial conference without paying a registration fee. 
  • Contact adelnore@pitt.edu to learn more.
See https://www.eustudies.org/ for more information.
UACES (Academic Association for Contemporary European Studies)
Benefits to faculty and students affiliated with the ESC:
  • Membership in UACES and Members rates for conference attendees (up to 10)

Council for European Studies (CES)
Pitt is a member of CES's Academic Consortium.  The benefits to faculty and students at Pitt are:


Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertaion Research Abroad Fellowships
Deadline: March
The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. The program is designed to deepen research knowledge and increase the study of modern foreign languages, cultural engagement, and area studies not generally included in U.S. curricula. 
Fulbright and Boren Fellowships
Deadlines:  September and January

The Fulbright and Boren Fellowships allow international travel in relation to your research interests, and they also lead to great future opportunities.