New Call: Russia Platform Short-term Fellowship Program

(14-10-2021) The Russia Platform Fellowships are geared towards scholars who have earned their doctoral degree and who are affiliated with a Russia-based higher education or research institution.

Call for applications - Ghent University's Russia Platform Short-term Fellowship Program

The new call for visiting fellows from Russian institutions is now open

The Russia Platform Fellowships are geared towards scholars who have earned their doctoral degree and who are affiliated with a Russia-based higher education or research institution.
The fellowships include a grant of 2000 € for a minimum stay of one month, which is meant to cover (part of the) travel costs, housing and living expenditures. The visiting scholars will be given an office space and access to facilities (such as the library) as a Ghent University visiting scholar.
The fellowships can be taken up at any time in 2022, summer months excluded and with a preference for the period March – June. Awardees are expected to be present at Ghent University, to take part in its academic activities and to contribute to its intellectual community. Visiting scholars will give at least one lecture or seminar to fellow researchers and students. For this reason, awardees are required to have an excellent command of English.

Minimum five fellowships will be awarded in 2022:

  • Minimum 2 scholarships for a research stay at one of the following faculties: Arts & Philosophy, Law & Criminology, Economics & Business Administration, Psychology & Educational Sciences, Political & Social Sciences
  • Minimum 2 scholarships for a research stay at one of the following faculties: Sciences, Engineering & Architecture, Bioscience Engineering, Medicine & Health Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Minimum 1 scholarship for a research stay at any of the faculties above

Deadline for applications is 26 November 2021.

More information about how to apply: click here