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European Week of Cities and Regions Master Class

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  • April 27, 2016
European Week of Regions and Cities 2016 Master Class: 30 PhD students and early career researchers wanted! 


For the fourth year, the European Week of Regions and Cities, 9-13 October 2016, will host the EWRC Masterclass. This prestigious event will bring together 30 selected early career researchers and PhD students to present and discuss recent research on EU Cohesion Policy and regional/urban development with EU officials and renowned academics. Travel and accommodation costs are covered.

This year's topics are:

(1) Promoting inclusive growth and social cohesion, including the territorial dimension and the integration of urban and rural development.

(2) The significance of the network economy: policy learning; transfers between regions and cities; knowledge spillovers.

(3) Improving the Cohesion policy delivery system: performance, simplification and accountability.


Applications from potential attendees must be submitted by 9 May 2016.

All details of the application process, funding support offered (travel and accommodation) and a draft programme can be found at: http://www.regionalstudies.org/news/article/call-for-applications-european-week-of-regions-and-cities-2016-master-class 

NB Masterclass begins on 9th October.