There may be many questions emerging in your mind when thinking about the Intensive Programme (IP). Where does it take place? What is the IP paper? What does such an intensive week look like? To answer these questions, Euroculturer’s “In Focus: IP” series provides information about this special week, shares the experiences of former Euroculture students and gives tips regarding the preparation of the IP paper, all to show you that there is nothing to worry about! In this article, three Euroculture students from the 2021-2023 cohort share their experiences. Ennio, Raphael and Laila take you through how they came up with their IP paper topics, how they experienced the paper writing process during the second semester, and conclude with the advice they give to anyone starting the second semester and whether they still work on their IP paper topic. Have a read through and you may find some inspiration for your own IP paper!
Category: InFocus: IP
Articles focusing on the Euroculture’s 2nd semester “Intensive Programme.”
The article introduces the reader to IP week and includes essential information that all first-year Euroculture students need to know, including the purpose of the IP, its content, or preparation of the IP paper. The text also in details describing the IP week of 2022 and includes several images so the reader gets the idea of what the IP looks like and what to expect.
Interview by Laura de Boer In this edition of In Focus: IP, Becky Emrick (2017/2019) will tell you more about her experiences at her Intensive Program in 2018 titled “Where is Europe? Replacing and re-ordering Europe.” Becky spent her first semester at Uppsala University (SW) and her second semester at Jagiellonian University Kraków (PL). For her … Continue reading In Focus: IP || Becky Emrick (2017/2019, Uppsala/Kraków)
Interview conducted by Carolina Reyes Chávez January 2022, Maeva with Statue of Archduke Charles, Heldenplatz, Vienna Maeva Berghmans went through the IP process almost 4 years ago. Currently studying her 3rd year of Ph.D. at Palacký University, she speaks about the IP and the IP paper writing experience. Maeva comes from France and studied a BA in … Continue reading In Focus: IP || The IP in perspective – Maeva Berghmans (2017-2019, Olomouc – Krakow)
Interview conducted by Laura de Boer Atiena Abed Nia is a fourth semester Euroculture student, having started the programme at Georg-August-University Göttingen and completed her second semester at Uppsala Universitet. At the end of her second semester in Sweden, she also took part in the 2021 Intensive Programme (IP) hosted by Uppsala. Euroculture Magazine [EM]: … Continue reading In Focus: IP || Atiena Abed Nia (2020-22, Göttingen – Uppsala)
Interview conducted by Loura Kruger-Zwart The Intensive Programme can seem daunting to new Euroculture students, but it doesn't have to! Jodie van 't Hoff talks us through the IP preparation phase, paper writing process, and how the (online) IP in 2021 went for her. While Jodie's Euroculture experience has been almost entirely online due to … Continue reading In Focus: IP || Jodie van ’t Hoff (2020-22, Groningen – Olomouc – Göttingen)
This article is part of the IP 2020 series, in which we publish abridged, general-public versions of the academic papers presented in the Euroculture Intensive Programme. This year’s topic was Sustainability. Lea Marie Quilitz graduated from Euroculture in 2021 after spending semesters in Strasbourg, Uppsala and Göttingen. Since the IP 2020 sparked her interest in the topic of … Continue reading In Focus: IP || IP 2020: Between Changing Europe and Collecting Miles
Alsace-Moselle is an exception to the French principle of laïcité – strict separation between State and Churches. The local Concordat regime remains in Alsace-Moselle, distinguishing it from the rest of France. How has the existing Concordat system in Alsace-Moselle been rationalised in the light of the French principle of laïcité? To answer this question, we will explore the legal and judicial discourse surrounding the 1801 Concordat.
In this interview, Rhys Nugent (2019-21, Göttingen-Bilbao) not only shares his experience with the 2020 IP but also gives us an insight into what studying Euroculture with a medical condition entails.
Richard Blais (2018-2020) is French and studied Euroculture in Olomouc and Groningen. n this interview, he tells us about his IP experience in Olomouc and gives useful tips for writing the IP paper.