Job Vacancy – Academic Assistants (part-time 0.50 fte) - European General Studies Programme College of Europe, Bruges Campus

The European General Studies Programme is seeking applications for the position of academic assistant (part-time) for the forthcoming Academic Year 2013-14 with a starting date of 19 August 2013 at the latest.

We are looking for graduates in Law, Political Science, Economics or History, holding an advanced Master's Degree in European Studies, preferably candidates with a measure of College of Europe experience, with:

  • a mention “very good” (15/20),
  • a very good command of French and English (oral and written)
  • the ability to work as part of a team,
  • an interest in teaching,
  • a commitment to research,
  • good organisational skills and
  • a high measure of flexibility (working hours can include evenings or weekends). 

Tasks include:

  • acting as the link between professors and students,
  • teaching (e.g. giving tutorials, providing academic advice to students),
  • assisting professors (e.g. organisational back-up, research, compiling reading lists),
  • active involvement in the coordination of the CoE-Arte Blog (     
  • organise guest lectures, conferences etc in cooperation with the rest of the EG team
  • and, in addition to the regular tasks, research and academic writing.

 The College offers:

  • an excellent academic setting,
  • a one-year contract under Belgian law, renewable
  • a pleasant, international working environment

Applications comprising a detailed curriculum vitae, a motivation letter written in French, and a copy of master transcript and grades, should be submitted electronically (annelies.deckmyn [at] by 15 May 2013 to

Dr. Luis Bouza Garcia

Academic Coordinator, European General Studies

College of Europe,

Dijver 11

BE-8000 Bruges


Should you require any further information on the position of academic assistant, please contact the current assistants of the programme (see contact details on ) or Dr. Luis Bouza Garcia via Annelies Deckmyn (annelies.deckmyn [at] For information on the salary, please contact Ms Isabelle Hillewaere (isabelle.hillewaere [at]

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