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Welcome to EuroSapienza
Research Centre on European, International and Development Studies

Since 1st January 2012 SPES has merged into EuroSapienza
Research Centre on European, International and Development Studies
Centro di Ricerca in Studi Europei, Internazionali e dello Sviluppo
Centro de Investigacion de Estudios Europeo, Internationales y del Desarrollo
Centre de Recherche pour les Etudes Europeennes, Internationales et du Developpement

EuroSapienza is composed by three former Research Centres at Sapienza - University of Rome:
CIDEI - International Economics
Eurosapienza - European Studies
SPES - Development Studies

The website of EuroSapienza in under re-construction

The new website of EuroSapienza will soon be available


News - 1 June 2013

EuroSapienza hosts the

EADI Directors' Meeting 2013

Date: 5-7 November 2013

Venue: Sapienza University of Rome, Rome (Italy)


News - 1 August 2013

EADI organizes the 14th EADI General Conference, 23 – 26 June 2014, in Bonn

The Title of the Conference is:
Responsible Development in a Polycentric World
Inequality, Citizenship and the Middle Classes

EADI Conference 2014


Berlin Declaration

The Council of SPES Development Studies, following the proposal of EADI, the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, has formally subscribed (25 November 2010) the

Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities.


MoU between Sapienza University of Rome and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

The Senato Accademico of SAPIENZA University of Rome has empowered the Rettore to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between SAPIENZA and the “Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity” (Montreal) for implementing, disseminating and mainstreaming the objectives, policy agenda and programme of work of the Convention. http://www.cbd.int/convention/convention.shtml According to the MoU, SAPIENZA University of Rome and CBD Secretariat designate SPES - Development Studies Research Centre at Sapienza - as  “Sapienza University Focal Point and Coordinator” for advancing the objectives of the Memorandum and mutually agreed activities, and for facilitating the exchange of information on all issues of relevance of the MoU.
As a follow up of the MOU, The International University Network on Cultural and Biological Diversity has been launched.
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