On 24 October 2017, the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation and the General Investment Commission announced the 29 winners of the new part of the investment programmes for the future relating to University Research Schools (EUR). Managed by the French National Research Agency, the EUR initiative aims to “strengthen the impact and international attractiveness […] in one or more scientific fields by bringing together master’s and doctoral training courses backed by one or more high-level research laboratories”.
More information on the press release.
Two projects involving the Sorbonne Economics Centre (CES) are winners :
1) The PGSE project (Paris Graduate School of Economics) :
The partners are UMR 8174 (CES) and 8545 (PjSE) as well as ED 465 (EPS – Panthéon-Sorbonne Economy) and whose partners are PSE, ENS, EHESS, Les Ponts, the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, CNRS, INRA, CEPII and CEPREMAP.
2) The REDPOP project (University Network for Research in Demography and Population Sciences):
The partners are the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, INED, the Universities of Bordeaux, Strasbourg, Picardie Jules Verne, Paris Descartes, Paris 8, Paris 10, Versailles Saint Quentin, Saclay, the Associated Research Units COMPTRASEC UMR 5114, SAGE UMR 7363, CURAPP-ESS UMR 7319, CRIDUP EA134, CES UMR 8174, CEPED UMR 196, CERLIS UMR 8070, CRESPPA UMR 7217, PRINTEMPS UMR 8085, and Units 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12 and 14 of the INED and Doctoral Schools ED 519 – SHS (University of Strasbourg), ED 586 – SHS (University of Picardie Jules Verne), ED 465 – Eco and ED 434 – Geo (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), ED 42 –EES (University of Bordeaux), ED 180 – SHS (University of Paris Descartes), ED 396 – SHS (University of Paris Nanterre), ED 578 – SHS (University of Paris Saclay).