CIVICA brings together the research communities of eight leading universities in the social sciences, in an environment built on shared resources, facilities and pools of expertise.
Doctoral fellows and researchers, you may use CIVICA to exchange about your research and to link with colleagues working on similar topics. CIVICA’s core research topics are:
Societies in Transition and Crises of Earth
Challenges to Democracy in the XXIst Century
Data Driven Technologies for the Social Sciences
CIVICA's offers will not be limited to these topics and will continue to grow in the coming months and years. On this page you will find all offers, initiatives, contact persons and opportunities relevant to you.
PhD course catalogue
Explore the classes, workshops and seminars currently on offer for CIVICA Early Stage Researchers (PhDs and PostDocs)
Doctoral and early career researchers from the CIVICA network are invited to apply for an interdisciplinary Summer School on "Pandemics and Power: Redefining solidarity after COVID-19," held on 12-16 July 2021 at Villa Vigoni, Menaggio (Lake Como, Italy).
CIVICA doctoral researchers from across the social sciences and the humanities are invited to apply for a Summer School on "European integration in historical and contemporary perspective," hosted by the European University Institute in Florence, on 6-9 September 2021.
PhD researchers across CIVICA are invited to present or to participate as audience at a series of PhD panels on Data Science and Public Policy, Climate Change and Human Rights, Public Administration and Decision-Making, and EU Legitimacy and Trust.