PhD positions in Critical Security Studies

Posted on February 16th, 2017 in Jobs & Internships, PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 9 March 2017 Open to:  candidates having a master’s degree in a field politics, International Relations, law, anthropology, social sciences, or European Studies Remuneration: indication from 2,191 to 2,801 Euros gross per month


The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the largest educational and research institution in the social sciences in the Netherlands. The Faculty serves 7,500 students in numerous Bachelor and Master programmes in Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Communication Science, Psychology, Social Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, and Educational Sciences. The academic staff are employed in education as well as research. There are over 1,100 employees in the Faculty, which resides in a number of buildings in the centre of... Read More »

MOOC: EU-Russia Relations

Posted on February 9th, 2017 in Trainings & Conferences, We RecommendRespond to this post »

Deadline: 03 March 2017 Open to: anyone interested in international affairs and EU-Russia relations Costs: free of charge


Are you interested to learn more about the dynamics of EU-Russia relations? Have you wondered what is the rationale behind EU’s and Russia’s foreign policies in the post-Soviet space? If so, then the Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies is re-opening its MOOC – P2EC.TK.046 EU-Russia Relations: Between the Vilnius and Riga Eastern Partnership Summits (1 ECTS) this spring semester. The course runs from 27.02.2017 to 09.04.2017 and will be taught in English.  The main aim of the course is to provide an interdisciplinary overview of EU-Russia relations through showcasing its dynamics and multi-vectorness from economics, security, political science, and media studies perspectives;... Read More »

Joint Fellowship Programme in Asian-African Interactions

Posted on January 31st, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March and 15 September 2017 Open to: candidates having PhD Scholarship: cover a monthly grant to cover the cost of living and housing


It aims to attract researchers whose work is informed by current theoretical debates in the social sciences and humanities over global connectivities and who are able to critically engage with shifting paradigms in “area studies” beyond the ways in which these have traditionally been conceived in the West. This fellowship is jointly offered by IIAS and the African Studies Centre in Leiden. The ASC-IIAS fellowship is intended for researchers specialising in Asian-African interactions.

The fellowship is available in the subjects of African-Asian comparative economic developments or Chinese investments in Africa.


Applicants must meet the following area for the... Read More »

Newton International Fellowships at UK Research Institutions

Posted on January 27th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: ongoing application Open to: PhD candidates Scholarship: subsistence costs, research expenses and relocation expenses


The scheme provides the opportunity for the best early stage post-doctoral researchers from all over the world to work at UK research institutions for two years.The scheme covers the broad range of the natural and social sciences and the humanities. It also includes clinical and patient orientated research for applicants from Newton Fund partner countries.


To apply, applicants must:

Have a PhD, or will have a PhD by the time the funding starts; Have no more than seven years of active full-time postdoctoral experience at the date of application (discounting career breaks but including teaching experience and time spent in industry); Be working outside the UK; Not hold... Read More »

Paid Traineeship with the European Commission

Posted on January 10th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: University graduates, from all over the world who have a degree of at least 3 years of study (Minimum a Bachelor) Remuneration: a monthly grant of approximately 1,120 EUR and reimbursement of travel expenses


A paid traineeship of 5 months with the European Commission (or some executive bodies and agencies of the European Institutions like, for instance, the European External Action Service or Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation), starting on either 1st March or 1st October.

Eligibility University graduates, from all over the world who have a degree of at least 3 years of study (Minimum a Bachelor); Have good knowledge of English or French or Germany; Have a good knowledge of a second EU official language (required for nationals... Read More »

Traineeships at the EUROFOUND

Posted on January 9th, 2017 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 29 January 2017 Open to: young university graduates from EU member states, candidate countries and limited number of non-member countries Remuneration: a training grant of 1,309 EURO per month


Traineeships at the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (EUROFOUND) involve work experience in the Foundation’s departments and are offered throughout the year. The traineeships last six months.

The traineeship at the Foundation is open to young university graduates, without excluding those who, in the framework of lifelong learning, have recently obtained a university diploma and are at the beginning of a new professional career. Candidates must have completed the first cycle of a higher education course (university education) and obtained a full degree... Read More »

Seminar “NFE in Europe Reloaded”

Posted on December 30th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 January 2017 Open to: youth workers, trainers, teachers, educators and researchers from Finland, Lithuania, Spain, Albania, Kosovo, Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia Venue: 3-11 February 2017, Sremski Karlovci, Serbia

Description Seminar “NFE in Europe reloaded” will gather NFE practitioners, that have a need to reflect on their own educational principles and practices. The aim of the project “Improvement the quality and efficiency of education and training” is to enhancing the quality of non-formal education and youth work in Western Balkans and EU.

The seminar will be supported by experts from different fields (art, business, health care…).  Participants will have a space to reflect is in those NFE models. Participants will have a chance to contribute in preparing the e-based publication summarizing experiences, ideas, models... Read More »

Fellow Vacancy at School of Slavonic and East European Studies

Posted on December 27th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 February 2017 Open to: Phd holders, with the degree related to Slavonic and East European Studies Remuneration: salary for the position inclusive of London allowance is from 34,056 -41,163 GBP/ per annum


Post-doctoral Mellon research fellowship focused on ‘Critical Area Studies and the Production of Knowledge’ is funded for one year and is embedded within a six-year themed research programme established at UCL in 2012, entitled New Horizons in Russia and Eastern Europe: A New Vision through Language-Based Area Studies. This one-year strand will focus specifically on the production of knowledge on educational practices in Area Studies. The fellowship is to be taking place at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies.

Eligibility Applicants need to have PhD or hold such by September 2017,... Read More »

Congress Sessions for Young People

Posted on December 26th, 2016 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 10 January 2017 Open to: youth resident in one of the Council of Europe Member States Scholarship: travel and subsistence expenses will be covered


The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe is inviting one young person per member State to come to Strasbourg to take an active part in its 32nd and 33rd sessions and develop their own grassroots project back home as part of the Congress initiative “Rejuvenating politics”.

Given the apparent disengagement of young people from conventional political participation in recent years, the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe has been taking a closer look at the issue of youth participation.  Its work over the past five years... Read More »

Kick-Start Your Career in EU Journalism!

Posted on December 23rd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 December 2016 Open to: female graduates ages 30 and younger interested in EU journalism Fellowship: up to EUR 5,000, a placement of up to six months in a Brussels-based media organizations


The Lénaïc Fund for Journalism will select two aspiring journalists from an EU country interested in kick-starting their career in journalism. The Fund aims to help those selected find their passion for this important profession just as Lénaïc Vaudin d’Imécourt did when she came to Brussels in 2011 and began her journalistic career.

Through her hard work and tenacity for ‘getting the story’, Lénaïc became the leading Brussels journalist in the field of EU trade policy in just a few years – creating from scratch EU Trade Insights, a daily specialist news... Read More »