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PhD / research offers for European collaboration

CIVICA unites the research communities of eight leading European universities. Our aim is to create an integrated European research space in the social sciences and humanities, built upon shared resources, facilities and pools of expertise.

Through various joint initiatives and opportunities, CIVICA enables doctoral fellows and researchers to exchange on ongoing research, advance their professional and methods skills, team up for collaborative projects, and network with colleagues working on similar topics.

CIVICA's offers at (post)doctoral level include the Early Stage Researcher course catalogue, summer schools, and methods and skills workshops.

For researchers, CIVICA offers rich opportunities for collaboration and exchange around current and emerging European challenges, in particular through CIVICA Research.

(Post)doctoral opportunities

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ESR course catalogue

Explore the classes, workshops and seminars currently on offer for CIVICA Early Stage Researchers (PhDs and PostDocs)

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PhD/postdoc initiatives

A podcast series? An essay competition? A collaborative report? The CIVICA alliance is open to bottom-up initiatives from PhDs and postdocs. Find out more and get to know your local CIVICA Ambassadors.

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CIVICA PhD Panel Series – Fall 2021 Edition

PhD researchers across CIVICA are invited to present or to participate as audience at a series of PhD panels on Gender in the EU Labour Market, Governance in the Digital Era, Challenges and Opportunities in Reforming the EU.

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Research opportunities

CIVICA’s focus areas in research are:

  • Societies in Transition and Crises of Earth
  • Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century
  • Europe Revisited
  • Data Driven Technologies for the Social Sciences

CIVICA Research

Read about and find opportunities to get involved in CIVICA Research, our long-term research and innovation strategy, funded under the EU's Horizon 2020 programme.

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Resources

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PhD Seminar Series on Public Sector Digital Transformation

Outputs from a PhD Seminar Series on Public Sector Digital Transformation held in October-December 2020 in the framework of CIVICA. 

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