The UNILU Center for Comparative Constitutional Law and Religion (CCCLR) Student Research Fellows Program invites post-graduate students to participate in an international short fellowship followed by a guided individual research project.
The aim of the program is to allow fellows to gain practical experience combined with research and writing experience, while acquiring experiences with grassroots bodies and organizations active in the field of religious freedom and diversity. The Fellows will also contribute to the work of the Center and the work of the organizations that will host them towards the cause of religious tolerance worldwide.
The main part of the fellowship ( of maximum duration of 10 weeks) is devoted to research projects related to successful candidates’ designated scholarly projects in collaboration with the CCCLR. It also aims to include the Fellow to other work conducted under the auspices of the Center. The Fellowship is awarded a stipend of 5,000 CHF.
Post-graduate scholars as well as individuals with professional degrees, are welcome to apply. Applications (in English) from any country are welcome. The program is open to applicants regardless of gender or religion. A background in social sciences, in particular law and/or theology would be preferred.
Please submit each of the following items:
a) Letter of introduction
b) Project abstract (250 words maximum)
c) Project proposal (750 -1000 words)
d) Curriculum Vitae
e) Two professional letters of reference
Submitting Proposals and Deadline
Proposals should be set electronically as email attachments by May 1st 2013 for a summer placement and by August 1st 2013 for an autumn/winter placement.
For more information and additional queries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Dr Kyriaki Topidi
Senior Lecturer /Assistant Director
of the Center for Comparative
Constitutional Law & Religion
School of Law
University of Lucerne
Frohburgstrasse 3, P.O Box 4466
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