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Opportunities for students

Part of a pan-European cohort

 

Call for Campus Leaders - join the futurEU Team!

The futurEU Competition is back for a second edition, and the futurEU Team needs YOU to become a Campus Leader. 

"At futurEU I get to increase my project management skills and be creative at the same time. I love that!" Riccardo, futurEU team

As an interested individual in European affairs, you will benefit from networking opportunities with stakeholders across Europe, and from soft skills in social media outreach, communications tools and project management. 

Find out more and apply with your CV and motivation by Friday 15 October 2021.

Discover CIVICA

 

As a student at LSE, you are also part of CIVICA – The European University of Social Sciences. CIVICA brings together eight leading European higher education institutions. Since 2019, CIVICA members have been building an innovative university model that places students and (post)doctoral researchers at its heart, and that actively contributes to European society. 

CIVICA has developed countless academic and extra-curricular opportunities for all academic levels. Students and (post)doctoral researchers can benefit from a physical and digital European network, extended mobility, a pan-European student community, and involvement in local communities.  

Discover the CIVICA offers for you 

Undergraduate students

Master's students

PhD students

Past news and events

Data Science Summer School

9-30 July 2021, Zoom
Participation is free; registration required by Friday 25 June

The Data Science Summer School is a series of one-day workshops with hands-on labs on data science methods and applications currently employed by industry, government, and civil society to address the world's most complex challenges.

Organised by the Hertie School Data Science Lab from July 9 to 30, the Data Science Summer School is open to all researchers, faculty, students and administrative team members from across CIVICA.

All courses are online and free, fully sponsored by the generous support of the SCRIPTS Cluster of Excellence and Stifterverband!

European Week

Taking place 8-11 June 2021, this is a new online bachelor experience open to eligible students at Bocconi, Sciences Po, SSE and LSE. Find out more about European Week 2021. Read an LSE student's perspective.

FuturEU competition finals

Are you wondering what the future of the EU might look like? Do you think that students should be involved in the debate on the future of the EU? Good luck to Team LSE who will be competing in the semi-finals on Wednesday 14 April! Join the YouTube livestream of the Final Rounds of the student-led futurEU Competition on Thursday 15 April from 5.30pm CET. Watch the two finalist teams from CIVICA universities present their visionary treaty reform for a better EU.

CIVICA Engage Track - information for LSE applicants

LSE's Global Academic Engagement Team will have sent you an email at the start of Summer Term to let you know if you were selected. View the elements of the Engage Track and find out a bit more about each part:

  • The CIVICA European Week is both a stand-alone learning event and a central element of the Engage Track. It is hosted by the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), 8-11 June 2021 on the theme of financial literacy. The next one will be in summer 2022.
  • Engage courses are available at LSE, Bocconi, Sciences Po and SSE. CIVCA Engage courses feature contact with the community beyond the university and practitioners working to solve concrete social problems. 
  • Showcase assignments enable you to share your experience of engaging a social problem through CIVICA’s transnational community, in a special presentation to a target audience.

LSE students and PhDs: join the European Youth Debate

Apply by 3 April 2021 to take your place at the European Youth Debate, online 16-18 April. It will begin with keynote speeches from politicians, academics, and journalists, and followed by two days of collaborative working in round tables each developing one of four themes: Geopolitics, Diplomacy and International Trade; European Recovery and Growth; Health and Research; and Identity, Media and Multilingualism.

Maximise the real-world potential of your studies

LSE's Rhydian Cleaver, BSc Politics (3rd year), explains how civic engagement experience can boost students' future prospects whilst doing something meaningful for the world, and why the CIVICA Engage Track is a golden opportunity to develop civic engagement skills. Read the interview

Join the CIVICA Engage Track

LSE undergraduates are invited to apply for the CIVICA Engage Track, where you'll gain civic engagement experience with member institutions and students across Europe. Apply by Wednesday 31 March 2021.

LSE meets CIVICA: a student conversation

“They proved eager to communicate with researchers across the CIVICA alliance who work on related topics or employ similar methodologies,” explained LSE student ambassador Fiona. Read the full event write-up

Contact us

Contact the Global Academic Engagement team at LSE by emailing global@lse.ac.uk.

Find out more at CIVICA.