The European Week of Regions and Cities 2016 Master Class, organised by DG REGIO, Committee of the Regions, Regional Studies Association, ERSA and AESOP will start 9 October 2016 in Brussels.
The call for applications is now open and the deadline for their submission is 9 May.
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.
This year’s topics are:
– Promoting inclusive growth and social cohesion, including the territorial dimension and the integration of urban and rural development.
– The significance of the network economy: policy learning; transfers between regions and cities; knowledge spillovers.
– Improving the Cohesion policy delivery system: performance, simplification and accountability.
All details of the application process, funding support offered (travel and accommodation) and a draft programme can be found at: regionalstudies.org