Opportunity for 30 early career researchers/PhD students to meet privately with Cohesion and Reforms Commissioner Elisa Ferreira as part of the EURegionsWeek.

Applications are invited from early career researchers (within five years of PhD or equivalent) and PhD students to attend a closed session with Commissioner Elisa Ferreira to discuss Future Challenges for Cohesion policy 2021-2027. The discussion will be moderated and will cover challenges for Cohesion Policy 2021 – 2027 including, but not restricted to, how to achieve digital and green transitions; how to optimise results from changing EU institutional landscapes. The session seeks to identify gaps in knowledge and seeks to better articulate knowledge mobilisation in the future.

To apply submit your full CV; research interests in the form of an abstract with key words, and details of any teaching assignments (if applicable) by 23rd July 2021 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The session is expected to take place either Tuesday 12th October 15.00-16.00 CET or Thursday 14th October 10.00-11.00 CET but the precise timings will be confirmed when available.

For more information visit: https://rsaeurope.org/event/2021-euregionsweekcollege/ and https://rsaeurope.org/event/euregionsweek-2021/