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Douglas Biow, Director MEZ 3.126, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-3470

Course Development Award

$5,000 Course Development Award Opportunity
Sponsored by the Center for European Studies,
EU Center of Excellence Grant

The Center for European Studies and the Center for the Core Curriculum are pleased to announce an open competition for course development funds to create a new Ethics and Leadership flagged course. The course theme must address ethical leadership in the European Union and/or in EU-US relations. Faculty members from all relevant disciplines are encouraged to apply.


>PLEASE NOTE: You will need to save the application form to your computer before filling it out. Otherwise, you may lose your data.

Submission Guidelines

All interested applicants should complete the course development award application and submit it by email to Jess Miner, Curriculum Specialist for Academic Initiatives in the Center for the Core Curriculum. In addition, applicants must also submit an Ethics and Leadership flag proposal. The deadline for both parts of the application has been extended to January 27, 2014.

The proposed course must:

  • Be a course that has never been previously taught.
  • Focus on the European Union (if comparative, the course must focus on the EU and the US).
  • Meet the criteria for the Ethics and Leadership flag.
  • Be offered at least two times beginning in either the spring 2015 or fall 2015 semester.

Award Structure
$5000 will be given to the selected instructor to support costs associated with new course development (i.e., travel, books, research expenses, etc.).

Please note that funding will not be disbursed until the selected course receives approval from the home department and the Ethics & Leadership flag committee.

Review Committee
Course development proposals will be evaluated on the basis of merit and feasibility by representatives from the Center for European Studies, Center for the Core Curriculum, and the Ethics & Leadership flag committee.

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