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Kaela Ellis (Government, 2024) – 2023 Internship Grant Recipient

CES has a longstanding commitment to supporting undergraduates. Our faculty and staff teach and advise Harvard College students interested in studying European history, politics, economics, and other social sciences. The following pages offer information about the programs available to undergraduates who are just beginning to discover new European interests and those who are refining their academic expertise.

Henry Haimo (History, 2024) – 2023 Senior Thesis Grant Recipient
  • By overseeing the Secondary Field in European History, Politics, and Societies (EHPS), CES provides Harvard College students a coherent plan of curricular study on Europe.
  • Through a broad network of faculty and other affiliates CES allows students to encounter a rich set of course offerings, deep faculty knowledge in a wide range of subject areas, and regular opportunities to hear from key policy makers and scholars on the latest political, social and economic developments.
  • In their junior year students can take part in CES thesis workshops to help develop and craft a senior thesis or identify career paths after graduation.
  • CES is deeply committed to providing students with the resources to travel to Europe for research and offers summer thesis research grants.
  • Undergraduates have access to first-hand learning about Western and Eastern Europe and beyond through summer internships with European alumni in exciting range of fields.
Albana Shehaj
Albana Shehaj

For more information about undergraduate opportunities, contact CES Program Manager Albana Shehaj.

Program Manager, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University; Visiting Scholar 2019-2021, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University