The Delegation of the European Union in Washington, DC, is pleased to announce the eight winners of the latest European Union Centers of Excellence (EUCE) grant competition. The network of EU Centers of Excellence, housed at major US research universities, promotes the study of the EU, its institutions and policies and EU-US relations through teaching programs, scholarly research and outreach activities in their local and regional communities. The EU supports EUCEs in order to strengthen people-to-people links across the Atlantic. Visit www.euintheus.org for more information about this program.
Grants totaling €726,219.00 will fund a wide variety of activities for a one year period at the following universities:
- University of Colorado (Boulder)
- Florida International University and the University of Miami
- University of Illinois (Champaign)
- University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
- University of Pittsburgh
- University of Texas (Austin)
- University of Washington (Seattle)
- Washington, DC, Consortium (American University, George Mason University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, The Johns Hopkins University)
This is the fifth cycle (2014-2015) of the EU Centers program that was launched in 1998. The EU Centers program has helped create a foothold for EU studies in US higher education and served as an information resource for a broad US audience, with extensive outreach to regional audiences and the policy community. As in previous cycles, the recipients of awards in this cycle have been designated ‘Centers of Excellence’ in recognition of the high quality, variety, and depth of their programming.