In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the European University Institute launched a competitive selection to promote and fund new research across the humanities and social sciences. The selected projects draw on EUI expertise to address some of the most urgent societal challenges connected to the COVID-19 crisis, such as democracy, human rights, the social contract, e-learning, gender inequality, migration, and public trust.
23 new LSE research projects awarded funding to help shape the post-COVID-19 world
The LSE COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund is supporting new research to address the challenges we face, both in terms of limiting the social and economic effects of the pandemic and helping to shape a better post-COVID-19 world.
Joint statement on social sciences in a time of crisis
As leaders of the prominent European higher education institutions making up CIVICA - The European University of Social Sciences, we know that the social sciences will play a vital role in understanding current and future challenges, and in providing the ideas and expertise that will help the world overcome them.
Sciences Po holds CIVICA webinar on the welfare states and the COVID crisis
In an online webinar organised on 13 May 2020 by Sciences Po, professors and researchers Waltraud Schelke (LSE), Anke Hassel (Hertie School), Anton Hemerijck (European University Institute) and Bruno Palier (LIEPP Sciences Po) discussed the role and expectations of welfare states before and after the COVID crisis.