News archive - OSI's Academic Fellowship Program Calls for Departmental Partners

The Open Society Institute's HESP Academic Fellowship Program (AFP) is expanding its cooperation with university departments in the social sciences and humanities. AFP is seeking departments interested in forming a partnership with the program in the academic year 2010–2011. Application deadline: April 15, 2010.

To be eligible, departments must be at universities in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244/1999), Kyrgyzstan, the FYR of Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, or Ukraine.

An ideal AFP partner department is part of a classical state university and is in one of the following disciplines:
anthropology, area/cultural studies, economics, gender studies, history, human rights & public law, international relations, journalism/media studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, public policy/environmental studies, public policy/public health, social work or sociology.

Interested departments should contact AFP regional offices for further details. Please see the full list of contacts at

Detailed information on the AFP program can be found at:

Source: Balkan Academic News, February 9, 2010.

Geographical focus
  • Albania
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Croatia
  • Kosovo*
  • Republic of North Macedonia
  • Serbia

Entry created by Katarina Rohsmann on March 2, 2010
Modified on March 3, 2010