The European University Institute (EUI) is an international postgraduate and post-doctoral teaching and research institute established in 1972 by European Union member states to contribute to cultural and scientific development in the social sciences in an European perspective. It is located in the small city of Fiesole, a suburb of Florence, and many of its centers are villas that date back to the Renaissance period and have been restored along with their landscaped gardens. The EUI is one of the leading social science research institutions in Europe, and with around 1000 researchers at various levels in their careers also one of the largest graduate schools. EUI is ranked 31st in the world for Politics and International Studies, 51st in the world for History, and 51st in the world for Law in the QS World University Rankings.
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European University Institute (PhD level)
- Fiesole ,
Fall semester application deadline
Spring semester application deadline
Semester fees (30 ECTS)
Subjects available to free mover students
Economics & Econometrics [English]History [English]Law [English]Politics & International Studies [English]Social Policy & Administration [English]
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Center for World University Rankings
QS World Universities by Subject
Arts & Humanities
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Econometrics
Politics & International Studies
Social Policy & Administration