Application procedure for the European Week of Regions and Cities 2016 Master Class is now open. The Master Class is organised by the Regional Studies Association and will take place in Brussel from the 10th to the 13th of October 2016 during the European Week of Regions and Cities.

The appliants should be PHD students or early career researchers, interested in European regional policy and especially in the following aspects:
- inclusive growth and social cohesion, including the territorial dimension and the integration of urban and rural development.
- Network economy: policy learning; transfers between regions and cities; knowledge spillovers.
- Cohesion policy delivery system: performance, simplification and accountability.

Application must be submitted by 9th May 2016.

For more details on application process, funding support offered (travel and accommodation) and a draft programme visit: www.regionalstudies.org/conferences/conference/european-week-of-regions-and-cities-2016-master-class