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Ukraine Workshop 2016 Applications Now Open

The Center for Global Politics is now calling for applications for its Ukraine 2016 Workshop

News from Apr 21, 2016

The Center for Global Politics (CGP) is pleased to announce our Global Politics Workshop 2016 in Ukraine. Applications are now open for this workshop, which will be held at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, a historic city in the country's west.

In the framework of DAAD’s program “Academic Exchange and Scientific Cooperation for Security, Collaboration and Civic Development in Europe” the Center for Global Politics at Freie Universität Berlin is holding a workshop in Lviv. Ove nine days young researchers will design a future-oriented IR curriculum that includes recent developments in IR and Political Science. Participants will also get into and debate current trends in global politics. Not least, the workshop aims at supporting Ukraine in terms of civic development through network building, respectively by connecting Ukrainian with German researchers who desire to put forward new ideas. We therefore invite PhD students and PostDocs from Ukraine and Germany to exchange their views on various topics especially touching upon Europe, the European Union and challenges that come along with recent political developments.

Your Benefits:

  • Take part in an enriching learning experience
  • Receive and exchange input regarding current curricula developments in IR
  • Learn about recent trends in Global Politics
  • Connect with Ukrainian and German PhDs and PostDocs and develop long lasting networks


Your background:

  • M.A. in Political Science, International Relations or a related field
  • Currently working on your PhD thesis or having earned a PhD in Pol.Sc. or IR
  • Currently teaching and/ or researching at a University in Ukraine or Germany

Please provide:

  • Letter of Motivation
  • The workshop is supposed to be an exchange of ideas and research methods amongst the
    participants. Please elaborate on your current research focus in regard to the main topics of
    the workshop (400 words):
    o New Approaches in IR
    o Research Methods and Questions
    o How to Structure and Teach IR/ Global Politics
    o The EU: Current Research Approaches; Trends and Challenges
    o (Eastern) Europe as a R
  • Curriculum Vitae (resume)
  • Excellent English Language Diploma

Apply by sending in all requested documents by April 30, 2016 to:




There is an administration fee of 1500UAH for the workshop. Travel and housing stipends are
available for all participants. For more information, visit our website www.seasonal-schools.org or contact us directly:


Lydia Tetzner (Senior Program Manager)

Center for Global Politics

Freie Universität Berlin

Email: lydia.tetzner@fu-berlin.de