Call for Applications: Scholarships for Doctoral Students from the Caucasus and Central Asia

We are happy to announce the Call for Appli­ca­tions for the PhD Support Programme “The EU, Central Asia and the Caucasus in the Inter­na­tional System” (EUCACIS). The deadline for appli­cation is 16 May 2016.

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 16 May 2016.

For infor­mation on the eligi­bility and the details of the appli­cation process see the attached flyer and the project’s website www.eucacis.eu.