Tailored opportunities: UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning CONFINTEA Research Scholarships in Germany

What?

In September 2018, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) will offer at least three CONFINTEA Research Scholarships for a period of one month each to researchers from the UNESCO Member States and/or Associate Member States.

UIL will provide each scholar with a workstation and access to the considerable resources of its unique library. In addition, scholars will have a chance to exchange knowledge with other scholars, UIL staff and its external partners.

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is located in a beautiful historic villa in Hamburg, Germany, and is one of UNESCO’s seven education Institutes. UIL supports the Member States in the field of lifelong learning with a focus on adult and continuing education, literacy and non-formal basic education. It pays special attention to UNESCO’s Global Priority Africa and Global Priority Gender Equality. It has one of the largest libraries in the world within its specialized field and hosts the world’s longest-running journal of comparative education and lifelong learning.

Who?

Eligible Countries: Available to applicants from the UNESCO Member States.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

Researchers and education professionals from the UNESCO Member States who work in the area of lifelong learning with a focus on adult education and continuing education, literacy and non-formal basic education.

Participants are selected on the basis of their potential to produce:

  • Policy proposals;
  • Programme tools;
  • Articles; and
  • Research papers

That can be shared with decision-makers in their home countries.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

When?

Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

How?

Interested candidates are asked to submit their application to Research Scholarship Coordinator Ms Lisa Krolak, at uil-lib@unesco.org:

  • A covering letter
  • A brief research proposal
  • An up-to-date CV

If you need any support in making an application, post your question in the comment box below.

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