TOPoliTO Scholarships for International Students

Posted on April 10th, 2017 in Bachelor, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 14 September 2017 Open to: all nationalities are eligible to apply for these scholarships Scholarship: gross amount is EUR 8000 per year for 3 years

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A call for scholarships has been launched for the A.Y. 2017/18 in the frame of the project “TOPoliTO: attracting international Top students at the Politecnico di Torino”. The new TOPoliTO Scholarships are on offer for all new international students for the year 2017-2018 academic year. International students are eligible to pursue the undergraduate degree in the field of Engineering, Design and Visual Communication, Territorial, Urban, Environmental and Landscape Planning and Architecture.

The Polytechnic University of Turin (Italian: Politecnico di Torino) is an engineering partially public university based in Turin, Italy. Established in 1859, Politecnico di Torino is Italy’s oldest technical university. The university offers several courses in the... Read More »

Eastern Partnership Youth Forum

Posted on March 28th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 12 April 2017 Open to: young people and youth workers Costs: all costs covered

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About 300 participants — including youth leaders, youth workers and youth policy makers actors from both Eastern Partnership (EaP) and 33 European countries involved in the EU Erasmus+ Programme  Erasmus+  — will meet and discuss participation and active citizenship of young people and their involvement in the decision-making process during a two-day event in Warsaw on 22-23 June 2017.

The planned Eastern Partnership Youth Forum will be the third conference dedicated to issues which matter young people, organized in the margins of the Eastern Partnership Summit.

The main objectives of the 3rd EaP Youth Forum are:

To deepen the dialogue and advance cooperation on youth matters and education between the EU... Read More »

Traineeships at the Economic and Social Committee

Posted on March 13th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Open to: university graduates with satisfactory knowledge of English or French Remuneration: 1.159,44 EUR/month

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The Economic and Social Committee (ESC) is an advisory body that gives Europe’s economic and social partners (i.e. employers, trade unions, representatives of small businesses, farmers’ associations, consumers, etc.) the chance to issue their formal opinion on EU policies.

Twice a year the ESC organises in-service training periods of five months.

The main aims of the in-service training are:

To conclude and apply knowledge acquired by the trainee during his/her studies or work; To provide the trainee with practical knowledge of the working of the ESC’s various departments; To enable the trainees to gain experience through contacts established in day-to-day work. Eligibility University... Read More »

Global Cultural Leadership Programme 2017

Posted on February 28th, 2017 in Archive2 Responses »

Deadline: 25 March 2017 Open to: nationals of (and are working for organisations in) Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, India, Mexico, Russia, the Republic of South Africa, the Republic of South Korea or the USA as well as nationals of (and are working for organisations in) the 28 Member States of the European Union Venue: 19-23 June 2017 in  Athens, Greece

Description

Through its framework, content and methodology, The Global Cultural Leadership Programme (GCLP) specifically aims to improve the skills of cultural managers, as well as develop collaborative peer-to-peer learning and network building.

The programme offers a set of learning modules, tools and manuals for practice-based learning, giving you opportunities to build meaningful collaborations at the global level, and enabling you to develop fresh insights into international cultural collaboration practices. For the second edition... Read More »

The Geneva Challenge 2017

Posted on February 28th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 May 2017 Open to: international graduate students Prize: winner will receive a cash prize of CHF 10,000 or approx. USD 11,000

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The Advancing Development Goals International Contest for Graduate Students, eager to stimulate reflection and innovation on development from diverse disciplinary and contextual perspectives and with the generous support of Ambassador Jenö Staehelin, the Graduate Institute has launched in 2014 the Advancing Development Goals Contest, an international competition for graduate students. The idea is to gather contributions that are both theoretically grounded and offer pragmatic solutions to a relevant international development problem stemming from an interdisciplinary collaboration between 3 to 5 enrolled master students from anywhere in the world.

Eligibility Participants of the ADG Contest must be enrolled graduate... Read More »

DAAD WIPCAD Doctoral Fellowships 2017

Posted on February 27th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 April 2017 Open to: international and German candidates Scholarship: holders will receive a monthly stipend, travel allowance, rent allowamce

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The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Potsdam calls for applications for its Research Training Group on “Wicked Problems, Contested Administrations: Knowledge, Coordination, Strategy” (WIPCAD). Wicked problems create conditions of high complexity, uncertainty, and ambiguity to which public organizations need to respond. The tensions emerging in this context can destabilize organizational structures and routines, and call traditional methods of administration into question. Contestation occurs in various areas of organizational activity, from knowledge use and transfer to internal and external coordination and strategy building. The Research Training Group carries out studies of the interrelationships between wicked... Read More »

PhD positions in Critical Security Studies

Posted on February 16th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond 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

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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 ArchiveRespond to this post »

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

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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

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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.

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Applicants must meet 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

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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.

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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... Read More »