Interdisciplinary Studies Centre

European studies

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Postgraduate courses

PG funding

Postgraduate funding

We offer scholarships and bursaries to talented postgraduates, ranging from research council studentships and University of Essex scholarships to awards funded by charities and other external organisations.

Postgraduate courses and doctoral programmes with a substantial Europe component are offered by a number of our University schools and departments.

Employability events

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We have lots of careers events and workshops running this term, all designed to help you develop skills, research future career options and meet employers. Some are one-off annual events, so don't miss out.

frontrunners placements

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frontrunners is our original placement scheme that offers students paid work opportunities on campus. You'll get on-placement training and great experience to add to your CV.

Essex Interns

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Internships are an excellent way to earn money and develop a stand-out CV. Register with us for information on paid internship opportunities with local, national and even international employers.

Student Profiles

Student Profiles

Want to know more about European Studies? Our student profiles allow you to hear students and alumni talk about their experiences of our interdisciplinary courses and the world of possibility they open up.