Work on the proposed new campus of the Graduate Institute in Geneva is continuing fast. Work had now started on the Maison de la Paix, while the construction of the Edgar de Picciotto Student House is progressing fast. The new Campus de la Paix is due for completeness by summer 2013, and is backed by a public-private partnership which has funded some € 111 m – € 63 m from the Swiss Confederation and from the Canton of Geneva; and € 48 m from donations and a bank loan.
Five new Jenkins Scholars will start their academic studies at Europaeum-linked universities in September.
The scholarship scheme, which honours the former President of the European Commission and Chancellor of the University of Oxford, is linked to the Europaeum, which Roy Jenkins also helped to found in the 1990s to help academics, intellectuals and young scholars ‘bridge Europe’.
The new Jenkins Scholars for this 2011-12 academic year are:
An exciting Transatlantic bursary, linked to the Europaeum has been awarded to a young scholar from the University of Helsinki
The El Pomar – Europaeum TransAtlantic Junior Fellowship will allow the winner to spend six weeks attached to the El Pomar Foundation based in Colorado, followed by two weeks in Washington DC, in an internship attached to the International Foundation for Electoral Systems.
This year’s Europaeum Study Bursaries have been won by young scholars who will be researching the impact of evolving norms on post-conflict management in Bosnia, and investigating social networks in West African rural economies.
The bursary scheme is designed to allow specialist library or archive work, supervisions with desired tutors, taught programmes including specialist summer schools, field work or work with organisations linked to partnership universities.
Five new Jenkins Scholars are starting their academic studies at Europaeum-linked universities this month. The scholarship scheme, which honours the former President of the European Commission and Chancellor of the University of Oxford, is linked to the Europaeum, which Roy Jenkins also helped to found in the 1990s to help academics, intellectuals and young scholars ‘bridge Europe’.
The new Jenkins Scholars for this 2010-11 academic year are:
Dr Paul Flather, Secretary-General of the Europaeum, was recently interviewed by Radio Praha on the occassion of the 660th anniversary of the founding of Charles University, Prague, which coincided with the Europaeum Annual Meeting.
Delhi, Oxford, Prague; three homes of Paul Flather
[14-04-2008 15:22 UTC] By Ruth Fraňkova
Senior management and government cannot function effectively withoutunderstanding the political, social, cultural, historical and economiccontext of the markets they operate in.
This is the special premise behind the new Leiden-OxfordLeadership Programme, born out of the growing partnership between twoof the leading European universities. It aims to provide future leadersin industry and government with the tools to operate more effectivelyin the politically, legally and culturally complex system of Europe.
Oxford has a long legacy of a city at the forefront of multicultural initiatives. Dating from its inception, it has been a centre of cultural preservation with such institutions as the Ashmolean Museum, the Bodleian Library and the numerous colleges that constitute the University of Oxford. The University itself brings together students and scholars from across the globe. As a city with such a legacy, people around the world come here each year to work, live, study and visit.
In a country increasingly fearful of dangerous
Now the Europaeum, a group of ten leading European universities, with its headquarters in Oxford, is to stage a major conference at the Said Business School to discuss not only how companies are regulated across national borders but also, in the light of such scandals as Enron, how companies are run in different countries, attitudes to corruption, etc.
The overall inquiry takes the form of three international expert conferences, to be held over the next two years the first in Berlin last December, second at the University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne in September when the reports will be discussed and a final event at the University of Bonn next Spring. The study is being supported by the German company DaimlerChrysler Services AG, which is based in Berlin.
Senior management and government cannot function effectivelywithout understanding the political, social, cultural, historical andeconomic context of the markets in which they operate.
This isthe premise behind the new Leiden-Oxford Leadership Programme, whichhas emerged out of the growing partnership between these two leadingEuropean universities. It aims to provide future leaders in industryand government with the tools to operate more effectively in thepolitically, legally and culturally complex system of Europe.
Awards are worth £10,000 per annum, usually for one year. Jenkins Scholars from Europaeum universities are eligible to study at Oxford for a Masters degree in the Humanities or Social Sciences, the disciplines closest to Lord
The academies of the future will do one thing we do not do today. They will teach the art of self-discovery. There is nothing more fundamental in education.
We turn out students from our universities who know how to give answers, but not how to ask questions. The wisdom centres in our culture do not reach our students. They leave universities with skills for the workplace but no knowledge of how to live, or what living is for.
Four new policy reports are to be unveiled at an international conference Future of European Universities, New Times: New Responsibilities, in Paris at the weekend as part of an international investigation into how European universities can operate at the forefront of the Knowledge Revolution. The keynote speech is to be given by M Jack Lang.
This inquiry is being carried out by the Europaeum, an association of leading European universities including Oxford, Bologna, Bonn, Leiden, Geneva and Prague, and Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.