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Pontica Magna Fellowship Program at the New Europe College, Bucharest | Application Deadline: 28 June 2015

New Europe College at Institute for Advanced Study in Bucharest, Romania, kindly invite you to apply for the “Pontica Magna” Fellowship Program in the academic year 2015-2016.

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New Europe College, an institute for advanced study in the humanities and social sciences in Bucharest, Romania is offering through competition Fellowships in a newly launched program – Pontica Magna.

This program targets young researchers, media professionals, writers and artists from the countries around the Black Sea, but also beyond it (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine).

Candidates are welcome to apply with projects on topics of their choice, for in-residence fellowships of one or two terms at the NEC.

Application deadline: 28 June 2015

andidates can apply for one academic year (10 months, starting with October 2015), or one term (5 months, starting with October 2015 or withMarch 2016). Once chosen, Fellows are expected to take part in the weekly seminars at the institute together with all the other Romanian and international scholars present at NEC, and in other scientific events organized by the institute. Fellows have the opportunity to benefit from NEC’s widespread international research network and its high-quality guest lecturers program. The institute’s working languages are English, French, and German; a good command of English is required. Fellows are assisted in all practical matters concerning travel, residence, and research in Bucharest. Toward the end of their stay, they are required to document the outcomes of their work in a scholarly paper (in English, French, or German), or a different output, in accordance with their profile.

Fellows are granted a monthly stipend of 750 € plus accommodation and travel expenses. In addition to their residence period in Bucharest, they are offered a one-month research trip abroad to an insti-tution of their choice.

The Pontica Magna Program is carried out in cooperation with Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin and is sponsored by the VolkswagenStiftung (Hannover, Germany).

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