Deadline: 28 April 2017
Think Visegrad Fellowship program is currently open for applications inviting non-Visegrad countries with at least five years’ experience in their field of research.
Think Visegrad – V4 Think Tank Platform is a network for structured dialog on issues of strategic regional importance. The network analyzes key issues for the Visegrad Group (V4), and provides recommendations to the governments of V4 countries, the annual presidencies of the group, and the International Visegrad Fund. Think Visegrad covers thematic priorities of V4 including energy security, V4’s internal cohesion, EU institutions and politics, the Western Balkans, relations with Eastern Partnership countries, development assistance, hard security, environmental protection, Roma-related issues, migration, transport, etc.
Fellowships are available in all areas of research in political science, international relations and economics.
Eight visiting fellowships will be available for Summer or Autumn of 2017. Each of the core network think tanks will host one non-V4 expert fellow. Each selected visiting fellow will have the opportunity to take part in the institute’s activities for a period of up to eight weeks. During this period, each fellow will be expected to develop a policy paper and deliver one public presentation on a pre-agreed topic. A lump sum of €3,000 will be given to each selected visiting fellow to cover all necessary costs and expenditures related to his or her stay at the hosting institute (e.g. lodging and local transport). Each fellow will also be responsible for paying all taxes and related fees, including health and social insurance, from this amount. Think Visegrad—V4 Think Tank Platform will cover the cost of travel to the hosting institute for the visiting fellow.
Expert fellows from non-Visegrad countries with at least five years experience in their field of research are eligible. Preference will be given to applicants who have already made a significant contribution in their field.
How to Apply
Applicants must download application form and submit via email.
For more information, please visit Think Visegrad Fellowship 2017.
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