Founded in 1948, the European Institute (EI) is Columbia’s interdisciplinary center for teaching and research on Europe. It takes a continent-wide perspective on the region and its relations with the world. The EI organizes events on and off campus, supports faculty and student research, and manages an MA program in European History, Politics, and Society.
Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence
The European Institute at Columbia University is joining forces with the European Legal Studies Center at Columbia Law School to launch a new Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at Columbia University.
This initiative receives funding from the European Union for the years 2018 to 2021. The Centre of Excellence conducts a range of activities including three research projects, a new full-semester course on EU diplomacy, and a series of events.
Human Rights and the EU: A Conversation with Eamon Gilmore, the EU Special Representative for Human Rights
Eamon Gilmore, the EU Special Representative for Human Rights, met with students last week at Columbia University to discuss the EU’s human rights efforts in the world. The conversation was moderated by Lara Nettelfield, Senior Lecturer in Human Rights in the Department of Political Science, Columbia University.