Global South Scholar-In-Residence Programme, Switzerland

Thursday, July 25, 2013
This fellowship is open to outstanding young professors from universities from developing and emerging countries pursuing advanced research in areas bridging the fields of international and development studies, broadly defined, and working in disciplines such as anthropology, history, law, politics and political science, and economics. 

Scholars will spend one academic semester (mandatory duration: 3 months minimum - 5 months maximum) at the Institute to :
  • Share their expertise and experience with students and professors at the Institute ;
  • Further a personal research project ;
  • Participate in teaching courses ;
  • Update and strengthen the curriculum of their course ;
  • Develop their contacts with the international community of the Institute and Geneva area.

Scholars receive a contribution towards living expenses. The Scholarship also covers round trip travel to and accommodation in Geneva.
The selection will be based on the quality of research. Quality being equal, selection may be guided by an interest in promoting gender and regional diversity. Candidates should demonstrate how their research stay will contribute to their academic career and their home institution.

Click here for further details and application


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