UNESCO-Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2019

Under the framework of the UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme in Engineering, cycle 2019, the Polish National Commission for UNESCO and the UNESCO Chair for Science, Technology and Engineering Education at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow have invited 20 fellowships of six months duration each, in Poland, starting on 1st October 2019.

The beneficiaries of these fellowships will be given the opportunity to undertake an individual research programme in the field of Science, Technology, and Engineering.

Research Field:

  • Biomedical Engineering.
  • Civil Engineering and Transport.
  • Earth Science and the Environment.
  • Environmental Engineering, Mining and Energy.
  • Materials Engineering.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Sociological Sciences.

Support from Polish Authorities:

  • Free tuition and access to the university facilities based on the local regulations.
  • Monthly allowance of 1600 PLN (Rs. 29,081) corresponding to the salary of a local junior research fellow. Thus, all living expenses and accommodation in Poland are to be borne by the fellow with this allowance.
  • A one-time special allowance of 1600 PLN to be paid upon arrival in Poland, this sum will cover different activities related to your stay in Krakow, such as an obligatory medical check-up upon arrival; cultural, historical and/or touristic visits, conferences, workshops, and seminars related to your studies.
  • No provision to finance or lodge family members is made.

Support from UNESCO:

  • International travel expenses: (by the most direct, economical route) from thé beneficiary’s country to and from Poland will be covered by UNESCO.
  • Health insurance for fellowship beneficiaries who are declared medically fit.

How to apply?

  • Applications should be addressed by mail to 
Mr. Stoyan Bantchev, Chief of the Participation Programme and Fellowships Section (UNESCO, 7, Place de Fontenoy – 75352 Paris 07 SP, France)by 30th April 2019 at the latest.


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