Research

Global Europe

The Institute of European Studies mobilizes UC Berkeley's singular research resources and faculty expertise, in collaboration with a wide range of research and teaching units on the Berkeley campus, to examine Europe in its global context and train the next generation of scholars to develop the capacity for transatlantic dialogue and cooperation.

Featured Projects

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Digital Refuge
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Innovations in River Management: Germany and the US
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Comparing Life Expectancy in France and the US
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Electronic Literature as a Framework for Digital Humanities

Recent Publications

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The Palgrave Handbook on EU Crises (2021), edited by Marianne Riddervold, Jarle Trondal and Akasemi Newsome; chapters by Chris Ansell, Bev Crawford, Martin Shapiro and Matthew Stenberg
Funded by Jean Monnet 2018-2021 grant

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The Global #MeToo Movement (2020), edited by Ann Noel and David Oppenheimer
Funded by DAAD 2019-20 grant

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Multiculturalism in Contemporary Britain (2019), edited by Richard Ashcroft and Mark Bevir; chapter by Ludvig Norman (IES Senior Fellow)
Funded by DAAD 2019-20 grant

Transatlantic Collaboration

One of the primary missions of IES is to promote and strengthen collaborations between faculty and researchers at UC Berkeley and their counterparts in Europe, particularly through our bi-lateral grant programs.

Through its annual grant competition, in partnership with the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the France-Berkeley Fund seeds innovative, bi-national collaborations in all fields. Learn more

The Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study enables UC Berkeley faculty to conduct exploratory and cutting-edge research in tandem with leading researchers from eight higher education institutions in Norway in collaboration with The Norwegian Research Council. Learn more