Call for new CIVICA Ambassadors – Academic Year 2021-2022

Call for new CIVICA Ambassadors – Academic Year 2021-2022

Do you enjoy exchanging ideas with your peers?

Are you eager to work in a multicultural and diverse environment?

Would you like to support pan-European student and (post)doctoral researcher collaboration?

Become a CIVICA Ambassador for the academic year 2021/22! You will work alongside students and (post)doctoral researchers who share your dedication to bring about a better Europe. You will benefit from rich exchanges of knowledge and ideas, countless networking opportunities, and the chance to contribute to an innovative higher education project.

As an Ambassador, you will act as an informal voice of the CIVICA alliance and bring the CIVICA communities closer together. Moreover, the position allows you to turn your ideas for collaborative projects into reality. Among others, the previous cohort was involved in the following CIVICA activities and offers:

The 2020/21 cohort of CIVICA Ambassadors

Meet the 2020/21 CIVICA Ambassadors here!


Your profile

  • student or (post)doctoral researcher of any age, study programme and nationality enrolled at a CIVICA university at least until the end of the spring semester 2022
  • good level of English
  • active in your community
  • passionate about the value of collaboration across borders
  • excited about the CIVICA alliance and its opportunities


    The Ambassador role

    • promote CIVICA’s mission, opportunities and events on your campus and beyond
    • act as a first point of contact for CIVICA for your peers and an informal voice of the alliance (e.g. provide testimonials)
    • propose bottom-up projects or participate in existing ones
    • participate in regular online meetings with the other Ambassadors and with the CIVICA Secretariat
    • participate in an in-person two-day workshop with all Ambassadors hosted by the Hertie School in Berlin (November 2021, pandemic-permitting)
    • participate in civic engagement and dissemination activities and occasionally participate in CIVICA’s work package meetings to bring your perspective
    • help with the organisation of other CIVICA events and initiatives

    Expected time commitment: 10-15 h/month

    Your profile and contact information will be displayed on a dedicated section of the CIVICA website.

    Interested in applying?

    At the start of the academic year 2021/22, your home university will offer more details about the number of available positions, the application process and deadline.

    Learn more about the manifold CIVICA opportunities from the 2020/21 Ambassadors

    “The collaboration between campuses allows CIVICA to act as an aggregator for other social science universities that recognise the strength of our alliance.” --Giulio Vittorio Cervi, master's student at Bocconi University, former CIVICA Ambassador

    “I enjoyed working with students from CIVICA partners and other universities for the Report on the Future of Europe.” --Marta Vuković, master's student at CEU, former CIVICA Ambassador

    “The pan-European endeavour of CIVICA is a transformative project for European societies by mobilising future generations to tackle the biggest challenges of today’s world.” --Theodora Kostoula, PhD researcher at EUI, former CIVICA Ambassador

    “The CIVICA Ambassadors share the enthusiasm and the passion for student engagement, making their role fundamental for the whole alliance.” --Francesca Minetto, master's alumna at Hertie School, former CIVICA Ambassador

    “As an Ambassador, I lived up to the motto ‘United in diversity’ in promoting opportunities and activities for students.” --Roxana Irod, bachelor's student at SNSPA, former CIVICA Ambassador

    “The intrinsic value of CIVICA lies in the diversity of approaches and academic traditions in our partner institutions.” --Stefan Pfalzer, master's student at Sciences Po, former CIVICA Ambassador

    “I experienced CIVICA as an international university for students, who challenge themselves academically and take an active role in a global society.” --Linnea Svanberg, bachelor's student at SSE, former CIVICA Ambassador

    “It was exciting to work on the Report on the Future of Europe with people who share my values across Europe.” --Liam Selsby, bachelor's student at LSE, former CIVICA Ambassador

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