The Amsterdam Centre for European Studies aims to become a world-leading interdisciplinary centre of excellence in research, education and public debate on contemporary Europe, the European Union, and its member states.
ACES has been designated a Research Priority Area by the UvA Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) for a five-year period (2018-2022). At the invitation of the College van Bestuur, ACES is currently developing a Strategic Plan to become a University Research Priority Area. It has also been designated a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence by the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Programme (2018-2021).
As an UvA-wide Centre and prospective University Research Priority Area, ACES is a cooperation between the Faculties of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business (FEB), Law (FdR) and Humanities (FGw).
ACES builds on the work of the UvA-VU platform ACCESS EUROPE (the Amsterdam Centre for Contemporary European Studies), which was established in 2014.
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