About us ESCA fördert die europäischen Studien sowohl innerhalb Europas und der Europäischen Union wie auch in den übrigen Teilen der Welt. The Swiss Society for the Study of European Integration - ecsasuisse - is a section of the European Communities Studies Association, an international association with more than 50 member organizations. The ECSA brings together professors, researchers, institutions and interested parties from a wide range of disciplines who deal with issues relating to European integration. The aim of the ECSA network is to promote European studies, both within Europe and the European Union, as well as in the rest of the world. This includes the exchange and processing of information in research and teaching, as well as the creation of forumsto help kickstart new projects. In Switzerland, ecsasuisse creates European-relevant research networks on an interdisciplinary basis. In addition, it makes information, courses and events accessible to an interested audience. The organization of conferences and symposia, including an annual conference, complements the activities of ecsasuisse.