Sussex European Institute

Research Training

The Sussex European Institute offers interdisciplinary and disciplinary research degrees (DPhil, MPhil) in its areas of research specialisation as well as the MSc in Social Research Methods. The SEI is recognised as a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence for the study of Contemporary Europe and the research degrees are recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council. The SEI has trained some of the leading scholars in the field and maintains strong links with the policy world and practitioners.

SEI's current research focuses around five themes and these are the areas that we particularly welcome applications:

The SEI will consider applications on other research topics where we can provide supervision.

SEI's research training is characterised by three features:

  • An international reputation for research excellence
  • A vibrant community of research students
  • A commitment to the on-going professional development of the research student community in addition to the research training