Apply for International Autumn School “Neighbours“

Deadline: 9 September 2015
Open to: students, graduates and young professionals from Germany, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine
Venue: 14 – 25 October 2015, Chișinău, Republic of Moldova and Kyiv, Ukraine


From 14-25 October 2015 the Lectureship Program of the Robert Bosch Foundation and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) are organising an International Autumn School. The International Autumn School will consist of two parts and will take place first in Chișinău and later in Kyiv. The goal will be to create a magazine, which will be published in English and, additionally, in either German, Romanian, Ukrainian or Russian, depending on the authors’ native languages.

Important parts of the programme will be: workshops held by highly experienced journalists and publishers, and meetings with local experts and decision makers. The participants will also have the opportunity to decide on both the concept for the magazine and on how it should look. The central theme is the concept of “NEIGHBOURS“ which will be approach by a number of different perspectives.


Students, graduates and young professionals from all disciplines and academic fields coming from Germany, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine can apply.


Applicants who are not living in either Chisinau or Kyiv will be provided with accommodation. The Robert Bosch Foundation and the DAAD will cover: travel expenses to and from Chisinau (if you are coming from Ukraine or Germany, or live outside Chisinau), travel expenses to Kyiv (for all the participants travelling together from Chisinau), meals and accommodation. The organisers will not cover travel insurance.

Travel expenses for Ukrainian participants to Chisinau will be covered for (mini-)bus/train travel only, German participants can choose their means of transportation. However, travel expenses will be limited to a maximum of EUR 300 (Germany – Chisinau – Germany).

Please keep 28 November free, for magazine launch, which will take place in Chisinau. Travel expenses from Ukraine, or within the Republic of Moldova can be covered for this event.


In order to apply fill in the application form  and send it to latest by 9 September 2015.

Once you have applied, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.

You will be informed about the results of the selection process by 20 September 2015.

For more information please check the official call.

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