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The Institute of European Studies is the hub for interdisciplinary research on Europe and EU-US transatlantic relations at the University of California, Berkeley. A federally funded Title VI National Resource Center and Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, IES organizes public programs, supports research, and conducts Europe-related outreach to K-14 institutions and community partners throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

To learn more, visit our blog, check out our calendar, and join our mailing list.

Affiliated Faculty

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IES brings together faculty and lecturers with an interest in Europe across all fields.


We offer a dynamic venue for students to engage diverse perspectives on Europe on the Berkeley campus and beyond.




IES extends beyond the borders of the academy and embraces the community. Learn more about our outreach activities.

David Miliband (President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee) addresses the audience at Alumni House

by Alison Spencer

In December 2018, EIT Digital, in cooperation with IES, organized a Deep Hack event for "Hacking the Bay Area traffic congestion." The Berkeley team "Smart Commute," consisting of Rahul Nangia, Vikramank Singh, Akshay Punhani, was one of the three winning teams. You can read more on the event here.

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