Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10474-MC

Fulbright-Schuman Chair at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy)

  • European Union
  • Italy
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

One American scholar will be selected as Fulbright- Schuman Chair at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy. During the 2020- 2021 academic year, the Chair will be located at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. This Chair award rotates and depending on the year, it may be hosted by College of Bruges in Belgium in future years.

The scholar selected for this professorship is expected to conduct his/her own research program, teach courses for the Institute as agreed with the hosting Department, organize one presentation about Fulbright-Schuman scholarships for current students, co-supervise postgraduate students, and contribute to the academic life of the Institute through the organization of other activities, such as giving special lectures for the college community, organizing conferences (budgetary considerations permitting), and developing extracurricular activities for students related to his/her academic specialization.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
One semester or one academic year
Grant Dates

Fall 2020 semester, Spring 2021 semester or one academic year starting in September 2020.

Locations

European University Institute in Florence, Italy

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but applications in the following disciplines are preferred:
Disciplines
Economics
History (non-U.S.)
Law
Political Science
Sociology
Specializations

U.S.-EU relations, security studies

Special Features

The Fulbright Commission in Belgium pays for the participation and transportation costs for the grantee to participate and present one lecture at its annual EU/NATO seminar held in Brussels, Belgium and Luxembourg each spring.

Number of Grants
One
Activity
Teaching/Research
Category
Distinguished Chair
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Monday, September 16, 2019
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Analyst
Phone: 
212-984-5236

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