Text and Event in Early Modern Europe

An Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate

Welcome to the TEEME website! TEEME is an international doctoral programme in early modern studies funded by the European Union. It is structured around a unique collaboration between university-based researchers in the Humanities and the cultural and creative sector in four EU countries (United Kingdom, Germany, Portugal, Czech Republic). The partnership will foster intercultural dialogue and disseminate the best research in history, literature and culture to the wider community. On these pages you will find our research profile, a description of the programme and its objectives, details of the consortium universities and the programme's associated partners, as well as information on the application process.

Annual programme conferences, 2012-18

Berlin 2018

Kent 2016

Paris 2015

Berlin 2014

Prague 2013

Porto 2012

Latest news


Call for Applications Out Now!

To apply for a fellowship on the new European Joint Doctorate MOVES: Migration and Modernity, run by the former TEEME consortium plus new partner Montpellier, follow the guidelines in this Call for Applications. Deadline: 15 February 2019.

Horizon2020 funding success!

June 2018: The TEEME consortium plus new partner Montpellier have been successful in their bid for a European Joint Doctorate (EJD) entitled MOVES - Migration and Modernity: Historical and Cultural Challenges. The project will start on 1 March 2019 and run for four years. Details to follow.

Press release Kent
Announcement Prague
Press release Porto
Press release Montpellier

Announcement Berlin


Sixth and final TEEME conference, Berlin 2018

Texts and Events across Borders

24 to 26 May 2018, Free University of Berlin

The conference will explore the ways in which texts, people, ideas, or objects have crossed borders – from geographical and national frontiers to conceptual and metaphorical boundaries.

Press announcement
Conference website


Note on TEEME funding beyond 2015


November 2015

With the arrival of the fifth cohort in September 2015, TEEME has come to end of its European funding. Any future applications to the programme need to be self-funded or draw on alternative funding sources.