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May 25, 2016

Nominations now open to honour the best scientific and humanistic dissemination

Nominations are now open for the University of Barcelona honour for the best scientific and humanistic dissemination activities. Candidates need to be doctors at the University of Barcelona in order to be eligible for this distinction. Their activities should contribute significantly to the dissemination of sciences, technics, training, culture and ideas through the media or institutions open to society. The awarded candidate will receive the prize in a public ceremony…

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May 23, 2016

CEMFI Summer School courses – Call for applications

CEMFI (Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros) has announced the 2016 Summer School. Nine intensive courses will be offered in late August and early September in Madrid. This year it will cover a broad range of subject areas, including Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Banking, Corporate Finance and Industrial Economics. Deadlines for applications: June 17th, 2016. More information HERE.

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May 20, 2016

Scholarships to pursue international studies – Call for applications

The Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia (DIPLOCAT) is issuing a call for applications for grants for a maximum period of a year to pursue international studies, with the collaboration of “la Caixa” Foundation. The universities eligible through the grant are those that offer courses in international relations, whether of a general kind, or more specifically related to public diplomacy, politics, law, economics and trade, diplomatic relations, co-operation in development and…

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May 6, 2016

Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) PhD Scholarships – Call for applications

The Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) offers PhD Scholarships for 3 years (with possible extension for one more year), starting September 2016. This shcolarship call is for students who have graduated after 2012 and who aim at enrolling on the PhD program in Economics (University of Barcelona). The candidates must have a Master in Economics completed by summer 2016. Deadline for applications: May 27th, 2016. More information HERE.

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May 6, 2016

Vives Network Summer Courses 2016

The Vives Network (Xarxa Vives) is a non-profit institution that represents and coordinates the joint action in higher education, research and culture of 21 universities from 4 different European countries. This institution offers financial support for UB students interested to attend to one of the summer courses listed HERE. Deadline for applications: June 1st, 2016.  More information (in Catalan) HERE.

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April 25, 2016

II RRI Tools Conference

On May 4th will take place in Barcelona the II RRI Tools Conference organised by the Association of Public Universities of Barcelona (ACUP), the Catalan Association for Science Communication (ACCC), CERCA Institute, the Agency for Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR) and Obra Social La Caixa. The conference will be the framework to present the first version of the European project RRI Tools’ Toolkit with more than 350 multimedia…

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April 22, 2016

Fundació Montcelimar & UB Mobility Grants – Call for applications

The Fundació Montcelimar and the University of Barcelona (UB) invite applications for mobility grants addressed to UB PhD Students. Applications must be submitted in person at the “Unitat de Beques i Ajuts a l’Estudiant – Beques de Tercer Cicle”. Deadline extended (!): May 17th, 2016. More information (in Catalan) HERE.

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April 18, 2016

Week of Innovative Regions in Europe 2016

The Brainport Eindhoven Region hosts the 7th edition of the European Commission’s Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE) from 8 to 10 June 2016. This conference of the Directorate-General Research & Innovation serves as a prime event under the flag of the Dutch EU Presidency in 2016. The WIRE 2016 conference provides a platform for policy makers, national and regional authorities, knowledge institutions and enterprises from all over Europe…

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