Call for Departmental Partners

2011-2012 Academic Year

The Academic Fellowship Program (AFP) is expanding its cooperation with university departments in the social sciences and humanities. AFP is seeking departments interested in forming new partnerships with the program in the academic year 2011–2012.

To be eligible, departments must be at universities in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, or Ukraine.

An ideal AFP partner department is part of a classical state university and is devoted to 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

Application deadline: April 11, 2012

Detailed information on the AFP program can be found at:

Open Society Foundations

International Higher Education Support Program

Academic Fellowship Program

Oktober 6 utca 12, H-1051, Budapest, Hungary


Telephone: (36-1) 882 – 3219

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