European Union Studies Center

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The mission of the European Union Studies Center (EUSC) is to bring together American and European scholars, legal and business professionals and the public to encourage the exchange of ideas about European policies, politics, and societies. The goal is to facilitate research and stimulate transatlantic dialogue. To promote this mission, the EUSC organizes lectures, forums and workshops to examine and better understand the institutions of the politics and societies of European and Eurasian states. The EUSC favors interdisciplinary exchange by focusing on a broad range of areas, including politics, policies, history, law, and real world challenges, as well as their various impacts on the transatlantic partnership. EUSC operates as part of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies at the Graduate Center.

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International Horizons podcast


International Horizons

Our public programming continues as part of International Horizons, a podcast series hosted by Professor John Torpey, which seeks to bring scholarly expertise to bear on timely international topics. Episodes have focused on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, recent European elections, lessons for today from fascism in Europe, and Europe's experience with Covid-19.

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Annual Event

The Otto and Fran Walter Memorial Lecture

The Otto and Fran Walter Memorial Lecture celebrates Europe Day and addresses the concerns of the event's namesake with European and transatlantic affairs. Past speakers have included Ivan Krastev, Federica Mogherini, Susan Glasser, Anne Appelbaum, and Timothy Snyder.


Introduction to the EU

In this workshop, Dr. Patricia Stapleton introduced participants to the fundamental European Union institutions and the European Union policymaking processes.

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Transatlantic Summer Workshop

Our annual event brings together doctoral and faculty members from The Graduate Center, CUNY and Ruhr University, Bochum, for lively intellectual exchange.

Past Events

Read about past Transatlantic Summer Workshops:

Participants of EUSC's Transatlantic Summer Workshop 2019