Global Europe Centre

Pioneering research on Europe and the world

Learning and Teaching

The work of the GEC is aligned to the EU’s Lifelong Learning Programme including the Jean Monnet Programme and the Erasmus Mundus Programme. Teaching activities are innovative and adaptable with a strong emphasis on enactive ‘learning by doing’.  Our learning activities include:

  • student/staff debates on topical issues of European politics
  • joint PhD workshops held with the University of Ghent
  • EU simulations and crisis games
  • Concours training, employability workshops, alumni and careers events

Study opportunities

The Global Europe Centre’s host School’s of Politics and International Relations (SPIR) in Canterbury and the Brussels School of International Studies (BSIS) offer a dynamic environment in which to study. We combine high-quality teaching with cutting edge research in a supportive environment that welcome students from all over the world. SPIR offers thirteen taught Masters programmes at the University's Canterbury campus and a further eleven taught programmes at BSIS the University’s specialised interdisciplinary postgraduate campus and includes the unique two capitals programme.  We can also provide research supervision on a very wide range of topics across Politics and International Relations. For further details please visit our websites and or email







School of Politics & International Relations, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NX

Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 824382 or email the school

Last Updated: 02/07/2015