Black Sea Link Fellowships Program for the academic year of 2011-12
The Black Sea Link Fellowship Program, sponsored by the
VolkswagenStiftung (Hannover, Germany), targets talented young
researchers from Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, as
well as from other countries around the Black Sea. The grants allow
fellows to work on projects of their choice while in residence in
Bucharest, Romania, at the New Europe College (NEC). NEC welcomes a
wide variety of disciplines in the fields of the humanities and social
Conditions: Applicants must be doctoral students, or hold a Ph.D.
title. Preference will be given to candidates below the age of 40.
Duration of the Fellowship: one term (5 months), from October 1, 2011
to February 29, 2012, or from March 1 to July 31, 2012; or a full
academic year (10 months) from October 1, 2011 to July 31, 2012.
Location: New Europe College-Institute for Advanced Study in Bucharest.
The Fellowship consists of: a monthly stipend of 650 â‚¬ (tax free),
accommodation, international transportation to and from the home
country of the Fellows at the beginning and the end of the Fellowship.
Fellows are offered a one-month research trip abroad to an institution
of their choice (2 600 â‚¬ for transportation, accommodation, and per
diem). In addition, fellows can order literature for up to 500 â‚¬, to
be used for their research during the Fellowship, and included, at its
end, in the library of their home institution.
Working languages: English, French, and German. A good command of
English is desirable. The deadline for sending the completed
application is November 15, 2010.
The evaluation procedure includes several stages, among which an
interview with the international Academic Board of the NEC, scheduled
for April 8-10, 2011. Applicants selected for the interview will be
notified in the first half of March 2011. The application form and
additional information on the Program and on New Europe College can be
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New Europe College
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Mailing address: str. Plantelor 21, 023971 Bucharest, Romania