Alliance for the future.

CIVICA – The European University of Social Sciences will address current and emerging challenges, using existing and new means for and approaches to education, research and outreach in the social sciences and related areas. While doing this, they serve their 38,000 students, 7,000 faculty and some 3,000 staff with a broad range of academic innovations and opportunities.


Sustainable foundation.

A European Campus, with flexible sustainable and accountable governance structures. The starting point will be the intense collaboration already existing between the participating institutions.

Expertise across Europe.

CIVICA reflects an alliance of high-level, multi-faceted and complementary expertise sets across all regions of Europe. Our project is set to embody the European idea in its purest form: "United in diversity".


 A European University Alliance 

Seven world-class institutions in the social sciences, humanities, economics and business from France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania and Sweden have formed an alliance to form a European University within the initiative announced by the EU as part of Erasmus+.

Bocconi University (Italy), Central European University (Hungary), European University Institute (Italy), Hertie School of Governance (Germany), the National School of Administration and Political Science (Romania), Sciences Po (France) and the Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden) have submitted a joint application under the name “CIVICA, A European University in the Social Sciences" to become one of the pilot European Universities in the first round of applications in 2019.

Bocconi University, Italy

Central European University, hungary

Hertie School of Governance, Germany

SNSPA, Romania


Sciences Po, France

Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

European University Institute, EU

Associated Partner: LSE, London