2018 International Neighbourhood Symposium (INS)
"Managing Change in Europe’s Neighbourhoods"
19 - 24 June 2018
Odessa, Ukraine

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Who should apply: Young professionals and graduate students primarily from the countries of the Black Sea area; Central Europe; Southeastern Europe; the Mediterranean; the Middle East; Central Asia; other EU member states; and the United States are the Symposium target group. Applicants with an interest in international relations, public policy, politics, journalism, civil society, and business are encouraged to apply. The target age group in 22-35 years of age (those born between 1983 and 1996). Proficiency in English is required.

Fees:

The Symposium Participation Fee is set at 300 Euros and will cover:

  • tuition and reading materials
  • local transportation between Odessa International Airport and the conference venue
  • accommodation in twin rooms (two persons sharing one room)
  • Up to 5 nights’ accommodation including breakfast, lunch for 4 days, and 2 dinners

Please note: Participants are expected to make their own arrangements for the following costs which are not included in the Participation Fee:

  • international or national travel
  • visa and health insurance coverage for the entire duration of their trip/stay
  • any personal expenses that may arise during their trip/stay

A limited number of scholarships for international travel* or fee waivers may be granted based on merit and the availability of funds. The award of scholarships is at the discretion of the organizers. Successful applicants will be notified upon their acceptance to the Symposium.

*Please note: The upper limit of international travel payment which is granted as scholarship, is set at 250 Euros. Participants, whose international travel expenses are covered, are to provide their flight documents and invoices.

Application and registration process:

The deadline for applications is Sunday, 18 March 2018. Participation is limited to 40 people. Acceptance is at the discretion of the organizers. All applicants will receive an acknowledgement of receipt of their application within 5 working days. Information regarding fees and payment details will be confirmed to participants upon their acceptance to the Symposium.

To apply please complete this application form and attach in Word format a detailed CV in English.


APPLICATION FORM

Please type text in English.

1. PERSONAL DETAILS

Title (Mr./Ms., Prof., Dr., other)

First (given) name(s) *

Last name(s) *

Sex (M/F)

Full address

Postal Code & City

Country

Email

Alternative Email Address
(if available)

Contact Phone (incl. country code)

Mobile Phone (incl. country code)

Nationality

Date of Birth (dd/mm/yyyy)

Highest diploma/degree

Current occupation


2. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

Please state why you wish to attend the Symposium (500 words maximum):


3. ALUMNI INITIATIVES

Participants are encouraged to initiate joint projects as a way to further cooperation after the Symposium. Please explain your ideas on how to promote alumni initiatives. (250 words maximum):


4. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please specify how you found out about the International Neighbourhood Symposium (e.g. name of website, CIES mailing, Alumni, notice board at university, etc.):

Please provide below the contact details of two referees:

5. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE ARRANGEMENTS

A limited number of scholarships for international travel or fee waivers may be granted based on merit and availability of funds. The award of scholarships is at the discretion of the organizers. Successful applicants will be notified upon their acceptance to the Symposium. Please tick where appropriate:

Please explain in maximum 100 words why you wish to be considered for a scholarship:


Please do not include or send photos. Do not forget to attach your CV.

The deadline for applications is Sunday, 18 March 2018. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


(only .doc .docx .pdf files)

Should you have any queries, do not hesitate to contact us by email at ciesactivities@khas.edu.tr. Thank you for your interest in the INTERNATIONAL NEIGHBOURHOOD SYMPOSIUM!