REMINDER: EURAC Federal Scholar in Residence 2015 – Deadline 1 July, 2014

Are you interested in a three week research stay at an interdisciplinary research centre in the heart of the Alps?

The Institute for Studies on Federalism and Regionalism of the European Academy of Bolzano/Bozen (EURAC) in South Tyrol, Northern Italy, invites applications from those who are working on issues related to comparative federalism, regionalism or intergovernmental relations. Both academics and civil servants are invited to apply, those who have interest in multi-level governance and government, people just beginning their career, in the midst of it, or eager to reflect further upon federal and regional studies.

Required Application Materials:

  • A fully-fledged paper in either English, German, Italian, French or Spanish on above mentioned topics, approached from the perspective of economics, legal or political science;
    (NB no research plans accepted; the paper shall be unpublished/not be published before the end of 2014; author identifying information must be removed);
  • an abstract in English;
  • a short CV with contact details (E-mail and phone numbers) in English. In accordance to the Italian Law on personal data handling (decree 196/2003), please attach the following consent to your CV: ‘I authorize EURAC to use my personal data in accordance to decree 196/2003’;
  • a short motivation letter in English (max 2 pages).

The winner is granted a research stay up to three weeks including travel reimbursement, preferably first half of February 2015. During that time, the winner can also profit from the lectures of the post-graduate and high level program Winter School on Federalism and Governance as well as present his/her work publicly to an international audience. Possibilities of publishing research findings in international online series are also given.

Applications close 1 July 2014.

Detailed information available at www.eurac.edu/federalscholar