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Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award

Fulbright-Masaryk University Distinguished Scholar in Social Studies

Czech Republic
Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Award Activity

Teach two 90-minute courses per week (or maximum 3 hours) at advanced undergraduate and graduate levels. Consult on curriculum development and discuss topic of specialization with faculty. Conduct research in area of specialization.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Assist in faculty, curriculum, and/or program development
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length and Period

Three to four months

Grants must begin in September or late January.


Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only projects in the following disciplines will be considered
Environmental Sciences
History, non- U.S.
International Relations
Political Science
Public Administration
Public Policy
Areas of Interest

Applications are sought in all appropriate specializations, including energy studies, international relations, media studies and political economy.

The award is open to any specialization in all the fields offered at the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, including, but not limited to: sociology, social anthropology, gender studies, journalism, media studies, political economy, political science, security and strategy studies, international relations, European studies, psychology, psychotherapy, social policy and social work, environmental studies and energy studies.

Special Features

Host institution can provide assistance with locating housing and schooling for dependents (English language pre-school, elementary and secondary school are available in Brno).

Application Deadline
Activity Type

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
Career Profile
Senior Academics

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
Up To 2
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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