We are a non-profit foundation established in Belgium
We share the same charitable aims and objectives as our Founder, the Regional Studies Association (RSA), to create and foster research, analysis and debate at a regional level. However, unlike the RSA which is a global association with an international membership, RSA Europe operates exclusively in a European context and has no membership base.
2023 RSA Europe Summer College for PhD and Early Career Researchers
Last week saw the 2023 Summer College on THE ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY OF SPATIAL DISPARITIES held in partnership with and at the Gran Sasso Science Institute in L’Aquila, Italy. 22 PhD and early career researchers from a variety of countries took part in the programme that featured thematic sessions on spatial disparities and development, a number […]
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2023 Summer College Speakers
“Spatial disparities in the developed world: concepts, data and evidence” – Paolo Veneri, GSSI, L’Aquila, Italy Paolo Veneri is Professor of Economic Policy at the Gran Sasso Science Institute. Prior to that position he was Deputy Head of the Economic Analysis, Data and Statistics Division at the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities. […]
New RSA Europe Partnership
We are pleased to announce a new partnership with the Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI) in Italy. The GSSI is an international PhD school and a centre for research and higher education in the areas of Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Social Sciences. Located in central Italy, the school welcomes professors, researchers and students selected internationally following the […]
3rd Joint EU CP Conference Recordings
Green, Digital, Inclusive and Fair: How can Cohesion Policy Rise to the New Territorial Challenges? Third Joint EU Cohesion Policy Conference 14 – 16 November 2022 The Third Joint EU Cohesion Policy Conference – organised by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy and RSA Europe together with the Croatian authorities – aimed […]
JRC Webinar Series
The Future of Cities report identifies challenges influencing the future of cities in Europe and beyond. It also presents several perspectives from which to look at resolving these issues. It is an initiative of the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the science and knowledge service of the European Commission (EC), supported by the Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO). By […]
2023 Summer College for PhD and early career researchers
The fourth RSA Europe College for PhD students and early career researchers brings together researchers in their early career, high-profile researchers and policy experts to present latest research, policy developments and insights on spatial disparities, regional growth and decline. Mixed with sessions on methodologies, professional development focussing on academic writing, publishing and career development, a […]
2023 #EURegionsWeek: Thriving Regions, Stronger Europe
The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance. The 2023 Week takes between 9-12 October 2023 and is held […]
2022 Commissioner’s Seminar Series on Cohesion Policy
The purpose of these seminars is firstly, to signal the Commission’s desire to encourage growth in the number of researchers working on Cohesion Policy and related topics to build a greater pool of expertise. Secondly, to give the opportunity for relationship building between participants and policymakers to allow sharing of understanding and to refresh the […]
2022 European Week of Regions and Cities
Research today, Policy tomorrow – Regional Studies Association and RSA Europe Knowledge mobilisation is at the heart of the missions of the academic led organisations Regional Studies Association and RSA Europe. In this session, Sally Hardy offers information on how to engage with learned societies to the benefit of empirically evidenced policy making. The recording […]
Get to know us
On 28 June 2017 the Regional Studies Association officially founded a non-profit Foundation in Belgium. The full title is the Regional Studies Association European Foundation, but it is more commonly known as RSA Europe.