University of Lucerne’s Student Research Fellow Program on Religious Freedom and Diversity; Post Graduate Students Only; Submit by June 15

The UNILU (University of Lucerne / Universität Luzern) 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  that will host them towards the cause of religious tolerance worldwide.

Program Structure

The main part of the fellowship 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.

Eligibility Requirements

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.

 Application Requirements

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 sent electronically as email attachments by June 15th 2014 for an autumn/winter placement.

For more information and additional queries please contact [email protected]

See the website HERE.

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