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 regions around
the Black Sea. The grants allow fellows to work on projects of their
choice while in residence in Bucharest, Romania. 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, 2013 to February 28, 2014, or from March 1 to July 31, 2014; or a full academic year (10 months) from October 1, 2013 to July 31, 2014.
Location: New Europe College-Institute for Advanced Study in Bucharest.
The Fellowship consists of:
a monthly stipend of 650 € (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 € for
transportation, accommodation, and per diem). In addition,
fellows can order literature for up to 500 €, 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 January 11, 2013. We
will acknowledge receipt of an application and confirm whether the
application requirements have been met within 7 days after the deadline.
evaluation procedure includes several stages, among which an interview
with the international Academic Board of the NEC, scheduled for April 11-13, 2013. Applicants selected for the interview will be notified by mid-March 2013.
The application form and additional information on the Program and on New Europe College can be downloaded from:www.nec.ro
or requested by e-mail from: firstname.lastname@example.org
(please include in the Subject entry of the message the following:
“Black Sea Link Fellowships”).
Contact person: Irina Vainovski-Mihai
Mailing address: New Europe College
str. Plantelor 21, 023971 Bucharest, Romania