CIVICA alliance news

In the CIVICA alliance, we are collaborating across campuses and borders to foster a dialogue between the social sciences and society.

On this page, you can stay up to date with the latest developments in the alliance, peruse news from our joint research or teaching projects, read expert opinions on current events, and much more.


Building an interconnected library of the social sciences

Christopher Landes is Director of the library at the Hertie School and has been working closely with the libraries of the ten CIVICA partner universities to create a “European Library of the Social Sciences”.

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CIVICA European Week 2024 at LSE

The CIVICA European Week 2024, hosted by The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) from June 25-28, brought together a diverse group of participants to engage in a multifaceted exploration of migration under the theme "Migration in a Changing Europe."

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European Universities alliances unite to create a joint Community of Practice

European Universities alliances are joining forces in a project called FOR-EU4All. The project brings together all current and future European Universities alliances—numbering over 60—into a unified, cohesive structure.

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CIVICA Presidents' Committee Meeting to propel innovation and excellence in European higher education

This week, IE University hosted the 2024 annual CIVICA Presidents' Committee Meeting in Madrid, a pivotal event for the Alliance, where the future of CIVICA and the advancement of strategic priorities were discussed. Key focus areas included research and innovation, long-term sustainability of the Alliance, as well as the global partnership strategy moving forward.

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CIVICA announces eight innovative research projects

The CIVICA alliance is proud to announce the selection of eight innovative collaborative research projects across partner institutions following its fourth call for proposals.

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From Data to Dialogue: My experience at the LSE "Knowledge Beyond Boundaries" Conference

Sonakshi Saha, along with Sofia Garcia Durrer and Maria Paula Pineros, master's students at the Hertie School, presented their research at LSE's annual interdisciplinary student research conference "Knowledge Beyond Boundaries", part of the LSE Festival 2024 “Power and Politics.”

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Pleasant anticipation ahead of the European Week

This week, 80 bachelor students from the SSE, Bocconi, CEU, IE University, SNSPA, Sciences Po, SGH and LSE, will gather in London for this year’s European Week. The topic of this edition is "Migration in a Changing Europe".

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CIVICA Sport & Culture Festival on Zegrzynskie Lake

Over a year of preparation and work of many people materialised on June 14-16 in the form of the CIVICA Sport & Culture Festival. The plans were ambitious, the expectations were high, and it was the first time such a large-scale event as part of CIVICA was organised by SGH Warsaw School of Economics.

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Understanding political behaviour: CIVICA PoBI conference

On 30-31 May, the European University Institute (EUI) hosted the second annual edition of the CIVICA Political Behaviour and Institutions (PoBI) conference.

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