New calls for application for a research stay at the Europa-Institut in 2018 has been published.

Eligible to apply for the SEE | EU Cluster of Excellence Scholarship are Ph.D. candidates enrolled in and professors (assistant, associate and full professors) employed at one of the Cluster or SEELS partner faculties and conducting research in European and International Law.

In order to apply for the scholarship the candidates should sent the application documents to see-eu-cluster [at] europainstitut [dot] de latest 1 November 2017. The application documents include the following documents in a single pdf file:

  • a CV (max. 2 pages) 
  • a research proposal for the research stay (1 page)
  • a Letter of Motivation (1 page).

The selection criteria focuses on academic record of the candidate, suitability of the topic and research proposal as well as the candidate’s English language knowledge (language of the faculty of destination is an advantage). The Steering Committee of the Cluster will make the decision. It is composed of professors from each of the partner institutions. They will choose among the best candidates and grant scholarships.

After being selected by the Steering Committee project coordinators from the Europa-Institut will contact and inform the candidates about the selection. A Letter of Award and a Declaration of Acceptance will be issued. The SEE | EU Cluster of Excellence Scholarship is officially and bindingly awarded the moment when candidate’s filled in and signed Declaration of Acceptance is obtained at the email address see-eu-cluster [at] europainstitut [dot] de.

After the receipt of the Declaration of Acceptance the necessary organisational and administrative steps will be undertaken. In case the scholarship has been granted for a research stay at the Europa-Institut the project coordinators from Saarbrücken will be the contact persons. In case that a scholarship for a research stay at one of the partner institutions in the SEE has been granted, project coordinators from the Europa-Institut will refer the candidate to the person in charge at the partner institution.