Fellowships Program in Religion & Politics


New Europe College – Institute for Advanced Study in Bucharest, Romania – announces the competition for Fellowships on the topic “Religion and Politics in the Context of Modernity” for the academic year 2010-11.

The program targets young Romanian and international researchers/academics working in the fields of humanities and social studies. Applicants must be doctoral students, or hold a Ph.D. title.

Duration of the Fellowship:

a) a full academic year (10 months, October through July) or (only for the international Fellows)
b) a one-term fellowship (October through February, or March through July).
Location: New Europe College in Bucharest, Romania.

The Fellowship consists of a monthly stipend of 600 Euro (tax free), accommodation, international transportation to and from the home country of the Fellows at the beginning and the end of the Fellowship, as well as for season holidays. The Fellows who stay for the whole academic year are offered a one-month research trip abroad to an institution of their choice (2,600 Euro for transportation, accommodation, and per diem).

The Fellows are expected to work on their own projects and take part in the scientific events organized by the New Europe College. At the end of their Fellowship, each Fellow is expected to hand in a research paper reflecting the results of his/her work over the duration of the Fellowship. The papers will be included in a NEC publication.

Working languages: English, French, and German. A good command of English is desirable.

The deadline (the arrival date, not the mailing date) for the international candidates to submit the application both by regular mail and e-mail is February 1st, 2010. The applications will be evaluated by the Academic Board of the NEC. The applicants will be notified by e-mail and regular mail on the results of the evaluation process at the beginning of the month of March. The shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview organized at the NEC, in Bucharest, on April 9-10, 2010.

The application form, the instructions for the application and additional information on the New Europe College can be downloaded here or requested by e-mail at applications@nec.ro:

When sending the application by email, please include in the Subject entry of the message the following: “Religion and Politics”

Mailing address: New Europe College, str. Plantelor 21, 023971 Bucharest, Romania
Tel. (+4) 021 307 9910, Fax: (+4) 021 327 0774, E-mail: applications@nec.ro

More info HERE

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  1. I am a young female 24 years old, hard wnroikg & punctual. I have received my BSC Degree in Natural Resource Management from Wolayta University before 3 years. I would like to continue for my MSC progrmam in the same subject, or in Gender Development or any available subject if you gave me the chance to secure the fee for my education since I am from the very poor families, I can not pay for my education.GOD blesses you for your supportEden Seife

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