Fulbright Scholar Program

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Distinguished Chair in East European and Eurasian Studies at Centre for East European Studies, University of Warsaw

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Award Activity

The award holder will be expected to teach one regular course for BA/MA “Eastern Studies” students per semester at the Centre for East European Studies University of Warsaw (CEES UW) and one general university lectures, opened for all University of Warsaw students per semester as well as hold consultations with students. The Distinguished Chair will be encouraged to participate in conferences and academic events organized at CEES UW as well as participate in collaborative research with CEES scholars.

Award Length
From five to ten months
Award Dates

Award is offered for either 5 or 10 months—that is, for a semester or an academic year. One-semester grants last either from mid-September through mid-February or from the beginning of February until the end of June; two-semester grants begin only in mid-September. Candidates are encouraged to apply for two semesters.

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
History, non- U.S.
Literature, non- U.S.
Political Science
Areas of Interest

History of the East European and Eurasian region (preferably XX and XXI cc.)

Political science (East European and Eurasian region)

Geopolitics and foreign relations (East European and Eurasian region)

Economic, social, military problems (East European and Eurasian region)

Cultural, confessional, nationality problems (East European and Eurasian region)

Transformation after communism – political, social and economic aspects USA – post-communist countries relations

Special Features

In-country private Medical Care Package

Enrichment opportunities: In-country orientation, mid-year meeting, language-learning opportunities

Teaching Assistant to support the grantee with teaching activities

Application Deadline

Teaching includes classroom teaching, as well as giving guest lectures, workshops, and seminars, and engaging in other related activities. Classroom teaching is typically at the undergraduate and graduate level, and courses may be designed by the scholar or prescribed by the host institution and may be taught or co-taught by the scholar. The teaching load varies by award, as well as the host institution. Scholars may also consult on building research capacity, advise graduate students, and assist with thesis advising.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Number of Recipients
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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