News archive - MA in Cultural Policy and Management. Belgrade/Lyon (Scholarship for Albanian citizens)

The Call for the next generation at the UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy and Management, University of Arts in Belgrade has been launched and COD is willing to provide a full scholarship for the academic year 2016-17. The Scholarship will cover the tuition fee and living expenses in Belgrade during the academic year, as well as working at COD in Tirana the following year.

Who is eligible for the Scholarship?
All candidates from Albania (Albanian nationals) applying for the UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy and Management program in both June and September application periods are eligible for the Scholarship consideration, however, the selection of candidates is conducted in September, when the list of accepted students is finalized.

Scholarship criteria
Candidates will be selected on the basis of:

  • Previous education achievements
  • Demonstrated commitment to sustained interaction with students of other nationalities, languages or ethnic backgrounds in the spirit of international understanding and cooperation during their previous studies, or demonstrated commitment to development of community intercultural projects outside of the university
  • Initiation of and participation in other relevant cultural activities (cultural activism)
  • Motivation letter, explaining future career goals and interests, as well as reasons for applying for the Scholarship

The scholarship is conditioned by the candidate collaborating with COD throughout the duration of the studies, as well as working in COD at least one year after the completion of the master's program. 
Application route
In order to be taken into consideration for the Scholarship, nominations must be received together with application documents for the UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy and Management program.
Application deadlines:

  • June application period: Tuesday 21st of June 2016
  • September application period: Tuesday 20th of September 2016

Application evaluation process

  • Application documents and personal profiles will be reviewed and evaluated by the entrance exam jury members of the UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy and Management
  • The results will be announced by 30th September 2016
  •  If needed, a Skype conference call / interview with a candidate will be arranged.

In case there are applicants selected for the Scholarship, COD will stipulate an agreement upon which the Scholarship is granted.
Upon the finalization of the first two years, COD will employ one or both MA graduates on a one year contract.
As part of the selection procedure agreed with the University of Arts in Belgrade, candidates should not get in contact with COD, its director or any of its team members in regard to this application.
Any such attempt will be not in the advantage but at the contrary at the disadvantage of the applicant. Once the selection is finalized, COD will contact the applicant/s selected for the scholarship.

Source: COD

Geographical focus
  • Albania
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Social Sciences

Entry created by Anna Sirocco on June 17, 2016
Modified on June 17, 2016