Working full time and doing a PhD concurrently is a difficult undertaking. For doctoral candidates from Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus, the difficulty is even greater due to infrastructural challenges in their home countries. Here, the PhD Support Programme EUCACIS (“The EU, Central Asia and the South Caucasus in the International System”) steps in. The 3-years programme supports twelve doctoral candidates from the above mentioned regions through a blended-learning approach: in the course of three years, the PhD fellows participate in online courses, conferences, PhD Schools and Research Training Stays and receive monthly stipends as well as travel grants. EUCACIS is organized by the Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP) and the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE) and supported by the Volkswagen Foundation and Erasmus+.
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