The EU-China Research Centre, based in the Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium, offers a Visiting Fellowship to scholars working in the field of EU-China relations wishing to spend a research stay at the College in 2016. The application deadline is 8 January 2016.
- scholars with a PhD qualification and a strong interest in EU-China relations, preferably with an academic affiliation with a European or a Chinese university
- outstanding research qualifications and proven record of academic publications
- willingness to actively contribute to the research of the EU-China Research Centre
Conditions of the Fellowship
- Residency period of one to three months at the EU-China Research Centre at the College of Europe in Bruges (except for July and August).
- The Fellowships are non‐stipendiary, but the Centre will cover the Fellow’s travel expenses, provide accommodation and free meals in the College restaurant. The Fellowships are thus mainly intended for faculty on leave or sabbatical and for postdoc researchers that have a salary from their home institution. The Visiting Fellow may use the College library, office space as well as free internet access, printing and photocopying.
- The Visiting Fellow is expected
- to actively contribute to the research and other academic activities of the EU-China Research Centre (such as conferences or a guest lecture),
- to submit one short article to the Centre’s electronic journal, the EU-China Observer (coleurope.eu/EUCO) and
- to produce an activity report at the end of the Fellowship.
- For the duration of the Fellowship, the Visiting Fellow should use the affiliation with the EU-China Research Centre, Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies, when participating in relevant research activities or conferences and for publications
- The profile of the Visiting Fellow will be published on the website of the Centre (coleurope.eu/EUChinaCentre)
- Application deadline: 8 January 2016
- Candidates should submit the following documents:
- A cover letter explaining their interest in EU-China relations and the preferred time of residence
- A detailed CV with a list of publications
- A research proposal of 2-3 pages outlining the research to be undertaken during the Fellowship and how it would fit with the research of the EU-China Research Centre
- Names and contact details of two referees familiar with the applicant’s work.
- Applications should be sent in a single e-mail with attachments, with the subject line “Baillet Latour Fund Visiting Fellowship – SURNAME” addressed to
Professor Jing Men
EU-China Research Centre
Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies
College of Europe
via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Should you have any questions on the activities of the EU-China Research Centre, please contact Prof. Dr. Jing Men, email@example.com
- The candidate who will be offered a Visiting Fellowship will be appointed by the Academic Council of the College of Europe.