Academic Assistant - European Law and Economic Analysis (ELEA) option - College of Europe (Bruges Campus)

The Departments of European Legal Studies and European Economic Studies are seeking applications for the position of Academic Assistant for the ELEA option. This is a position for the option based in the Department of European Economic Studies with starting date on the 16th of August 2023 .

We are looking for graduates, preferably candidates with College of Europe experience, with:

  • a Master’s degree in economics with a background in law,
  • sound knowledge of EU institutions, principles of EU law and internal market
  • very good academic grades,
  • a very good command of English and French,
  • the ability to work as part of a team,
  • an interest in teaching and research,
  • good organisational skills and
  • a high measure of flexibility (working hours may include evenings or weekends)

 Tasks include:

  • assisting professors (e.g. organisational back-up, research, preparing course materials)
  • giving tutorials, assisting the supervision of MA theses, providing academic advice to students
  • being the link between professors and students
  • organisation (e.g. departmental administration, study trip, guest lectures)
  • research (the assistant is expected to produce at least one research paper during the academic year on a topic related to the analysis of EU policies or regulation).

The College offers:

  • an excellent and stimulating academic setting
  • a one-year contract under Belgian law, renewable
  • a pleasant, international working environment, and
  • a competitive remuneration.

E-mail applications f.a.o. Prof. Béatrice Dumont, Director of the Department of European Economic Studies, comprising a detailed curriculum vitae, a motivation letter, and the names of two academic referees (with affiliation, and email address) should be submitted at the latest on the 15th of June 2023 to Mrs Eva Vande Voorde (secretary) (

Job reference: ELEA Academic Assistant

Should you require any further information on the position of academic assistant, please contact : Mrs Jeanne Mouton (

For information on the salary, please contact Mrs Isabelle Hillewaere: (

Personal data provided in your application will only be processed for determining your qualifications for possible employment with the College of Europe.