Double Investment in Research, Innovation and Education. The plea of University Associations and National Research Performing Organisations

EASSH has joined several European organisations for a joint statement to Double the FP9 Budget. See our statement. Also see the Manifesto launched by CNR, CNRS, CSIC, Leibniz e Helmholtz and endorse the petition for more funding for FP9.

Annual Prize of the Young Academy of Europe to Gabi Lombardo

The Young Academy of Europe awarded their annual prize to Gabi Lombardo, Director of EASSH.With this Prize, the YAE recognizes the outstanding achievements and contributions by early to mid-career professionals to support and promote science and evidence-based policy in Europe, science communication and more generally support future generation scientists and scholars in Europe. The Award honours outstanding contributions and achievements that align with the core mission of the YAE.... Read more

Pathways for Impact from SSH Research

In November 2018, the Austrian Presidency organises a conference to show how research responds to several strategic developments, which are shaping European policy discussions. See the details on the conference website

A new, modern Multiannual Financial Framework for a European Union that delivers efficiently on its priorities post-2020

On 14 February, an EU communication addressed to the European Parliament, the European Council and the Council shows the importance of doubling the investment in research and innovation. Doubling the Framework Programme to EUR 160 billion would create an estimated 650,000 jobs by 2040 and add around 0.46% to Gross Domestic Product over the same period. It would enable the EU to emerge as a global leader in large-scale research initiatives. Research and Innovationare crucial for the future and for advanced Economies like Europe. Read the... Read more

Key competences for Life Long Learning, Council recommendations fail to recognise social and humanities skills

Allocate equal importance to skills and competences in the fields of social sciences and humanities from an early age is essential for educating the next generation of European citizens. Critical thinking, social inclusion, democratic philosophy, creative and free expression of ideas are fundamental skills for generations subject to fast social and economic transformations. EASSH supports EUA statement on amending the recommendations of the Council about the... Read more


Call on the EU to strengthen SSH research and improve its integration in FP9.  A group of University call for support. Sign for your support too here