Call for application - CENTRAL Kolleg
In CENTRAL-Kollegs, student research teams, under the guidance of junior researchers, develop a research project in a subject of their choosing, which they will then carry out independently over a period of several months. The CENTRAL-Kollegs run between June 2018 and December 2018. They include two workshops (initial and final presentations; 3 days each), both held at Humboldt-Universität, as well as virtual (web-based) and personal exchange between all those involved during the period between the above mentioned workshops.
In 2018 CENTRAL-Network offers three CENTRAL-Kollegs in Berlin (open to all areas).
Who can apply?
Junior researchers (doctoral candidates or post-docs, no longer than 2 years after obtaining his/her doctorate degree) at CENTRAL universities can apply collectively as a team of Kolleg workshop leaders.
The CENTRAL-Kolleg consists of a total of three junior researchers and six students in the following composition:
one junior researcher from Humboldt-Universität as well as one junior researcher each from two other CENTRAL partner universities (University of Warsaw, University of Vienna, Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Charles University)
two students from Humboldt-Universität as well as two other students each from two other CENTRAL partner universities (University of Warsaw, University of Vienna, Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Charles University)
Duties of Central-Kolleg leaders
planning the CENTRAL-Kolleg and selecting participating students
organising and preparing workshop meetings (room allocation, organising the initial and final courses at Charles University)
supervising students with any content-related/methodological issues in the period between the two above mentioned meetings
helping students to process the results in an suitable form (e.g. report, presentation, poster)
compiling a short final report regarding the research process and the acquired results for the CENTRAL-Network
Funding for travel and accommodation expenses is available to the participants of a CENTRAL-Kolleg from the two CENTRAL partner universities for the initial and final courses at Humboldt-Universität.
Required documents (in English):
Description of the research project (max. 3 pages)
CVs of the junior researchers involved
Work plan and schedule of the CENTRAL-Kolleg
Please submit the above mentioned documents to Aleksandra Laski (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the CENTRAL-Network office by email (as one PDF document). Deadline: 15. April 2018
Further information and documents
Ms. Katalin Öhler
International Strategy Office
T: 0036 1 411 6500/1385 (ext.)