Opportunities from Outside Sources


The European Parliament Liaison Office in Washington DC has announced the launch of its next round of paid, full-time internships aimed at US graduates. Interns will be accepted in their Washington DC office from May 1st – July 31st, 2020, with an option to extend the internship for a further two months at their headquarters in Brussels. The deadline to submit an application is March 4th. They require a CV in Europass format, a personal statement and two letters of recommendation. More information on their website.


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:


BIAAS 2020-2021 GRANTS 

The Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies (BIAAS) seeks grant proposals for projects aimed at promoting an understanding of the historic relationship between the United States and Austria (including Habsburg Austria) in the fields of history, politics, economics, law, cultural studies, and public history. Grants may include support for research, exhibits, publications, and web/media projects. Salary replacement and/or tuition are not eligible.

Applications for the 2020-2021 BIAAS grant cycle must be submitted online by March 1, 2020

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.