Global South Scholar-In-Residence Programme - Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva.

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Global South Scholar-In-Residence Programme at Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva: This fellowship is open to outstanding young professors from universities from developing and emerging countries.

Scholars need to be 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 semester at the Institute to :

  • Update and strengthen the curriculum of their course ;
  • Further a personal research project ;
  • Participate in teaching courses ;
  • Interact 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.

    Fellowship applications should include:

  • A letter of motivation stating the reasons for the application, the preferred semester, the Institute's discipline or area of expertise in which the candidate is interested, 2 courses the candidate would be interested to attend while at the Institute;
  • A work plan detailing the proposed activities to be completed during the candidate’s time at the Institute (update of teaching curriculum, research project, etc.);
  • A curriculum vitae and a list of publications;
  • Two letters of recommendation.

    Closing Dates: 31st October & 31st March

    For more information and application, see: Global South Scholar-In-Residence Programme

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