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SSIIM UNESCO Chair in cooperation with the European Fund for the Balkans invites talented and dedicated young researchers to apply for a the “Fellowship Programme for Policy Researchers from the Western Balkans Region”.
The current call is open to one fellow who will spend up to 3 months at the SSIIM UNESCO Chair at IUAV University of Venice, Italy.
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During his/her stay at SSIIM UNESCO Chair, the fellow will develop an autonomous research activity, directly related with the Chair research activities. While at SSIIM UNESCO Chair, the fellow’s research work will be supervised by the Chair’s holder and the Chair’s research staff.
During his/her stay at the Chair, the fellow is expected to produce a full Research Report by the end of Fellowship programme, to be published in the SSIIM Paper Series, to contribute to formulating an research proposal to be submitted to international institutions, to contribute to consolidating the networks of researchers already existing at the Chair, to participate in any conference, workshop, seminar the Chair may be involved in and to deliver at least one lecture at IUAV University of Venice, Italy.
Applicants are required to be permanent residents in one of the countries of the Western Balkans. Applicants must be full-time employees at a think tank, university, policy center or NGO with strong research component in one of the Western Balkans countries for at least one year at the time of application and plan to stay for at least one more year. This requirement will depend on the sending organisation's Human Resource policy. Applicants should be between 24 and 40 years of age at the time of application. Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English.
Fellowship Programme for Policy Researchers from the Western Balkans Region aims to contribute to further capacity building and professional development of policy researchers from the region of Western Balkans allowing them to build networks across Europe through paid visits to other policy research institutions and think-tanks in the EU and other countries of the Western Balkans.
This programme is developed by widening the existing support to networking with an opportunity for creating links to EU and WB based think-tanks and policy organisations.


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