8th Doctoral School on Latin America, European and Comparative Regionalism

15 July 2019 to 19 July 2019
Doctoral School

Aims and Scope

The aim of the Doctoral School is to bring together a group of Ph.D. and other young researchers for a series of lectures by leading senior academics in the field of Latin American, European and Comparative Regionalism, and to discuss their research projects in tutorial sessions. The Doctoral School will take place in Quito and will last for one week. The targeted public are (mainly) doctoral students from all social science sub-disciplines in various stages of their research projects dealing with Latin American, European or Comparative Regionalism. The Doctoral School seeks to establish a network of researchers dealing with regionalism, based at universities all over the Latin American continent and beyond.

The Doctoral School is bi-lingual (English-Spanish).


The programme runs from Monday till Friday. Lectures will be delivered in the mornings, while tutorial sessions will be programmed in the afternoon sessions.

A touristic side-programme is also foreseen.


The enrolment fee for participants includes participation in all lectures and events, lunches and coffee breaks.

The normal fee is 450 USD, the reduced fee for Latin American students is 350 USD.

A limited number of scholarships is available to cover participants´ enrolment fee and on-campus accommodation.

On-campus accommodation is possible. A special rate is offered to participants in this event, depending on availability.


Participants will receive a certificate from the Universidad Andina/UNU-CRIS. This certificate may be used to satisfy requirements of the doctoral training programmes in the participants’ home universities.



Lecturers at the doctoral school include: César Montaño Galarza and Sergio Ruiz (UASB-E); Philippe De Lombaerde (Neoma BS and UNU-CRIS); Wolf Grabendorff (FES-ILDIS); Cintia Quiliconi and Ernesto Vivares (FLACSO); Juliana Peixoto (LATN); Luicy Pedroza (GIGA Hamburg);  Joaquim Tres (IDB)  and others to be confirmed.


Candidates should submit a short motivation letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and an outline of their planned or ongoing research project (in English or Spanish) as soon as possible, but in any case before June 30th to: Michel Levi (michel.levi@uasb.edu.ec) and Philippe De Lombaerde (pdelombaerde@cris.unu.edu) with Andrew Dunn (adunn@cris.unu.edu) in CC. Applications will immediately be assessed.

Download the full call (in both English and Spanish) below:

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