Visiting Scholars Programme

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UNU-WIDER Visiting Scholars Programme: The UNU-WIDER Visiting Scholars Programme is intended to give qualified scholars an opportunity to undertake research on topics related to development and/or global economic issues, to participate in UNU-WIDER activities, and to contribute to UNU-WIDER publications.

It is also designed to aid the dissemination of UNU-WIDER research and to contribute to the UNU-WIDER outreach programme.

For some places in the programme, preference will be given to females and to applicants from developing countries.

Financial assistance

UNU-WIDER typically provides a monthly stipend of 2,000 euros as a contribution towards travel, accommodation, medical, and other out-of-pocket expenses.

Developing country scholars may apply for a supplementary grant to cover high travel costs.

Deadline: 30 September each year For more information and application materials, contact: UNU-WIDER Visiting Scholars Programme

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