Call for Applications

CfA: Fellowship for a Doctoral Student from Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus

We are happy to announce that we are able to offer one additional fellowship in the framework of the PhD Support Programme “The EU, Central Asia and the Caucasus in the Inter­na­tional System” (EUCACIS)The deadline for appli­cation is 31 August 2017.

Funded by the Volks­wagen Foundation and the Erasmus+ programme, the EUCACIS PhD Support Programme offers schol­ar­ships of 300 Euro per month for three years and a travel grant of up to 500 Euro for field research to excellent postgra­duates who are working on a doctoral thesis in political science, contem­porary history or economics on a topic related to the programme’s thematic focus at a university or academy of sciences in the Southern Caucasus or the wider Central Asia (including Afgha­nistan, the Kashmir region in India, and the autonomous region Xinjiang in China).

In addition, the programme provides intensive PhD research training to coach its parti­ci­pants in inter­na­tional academic standards and help them to establish their own networks with other young resear­chers. It offers (travel costs and accom­mo­dation are covered by the programme):

The deadline for appli­cation is 31 August 2017.


For infor­mation on the eligi­bility and the details of the appli­cation process see the attached flyer.

Please find here the appli­cation form which needs to be submitted along with all other documents.

For further infor­mation about the EUCACIS programme please refer to our brochure.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the EUCACIS team.