Between Europe and the Orient - A Focus on Research and Higher Education in/on Central Asia and the Caucasus

Volkswagen Foundation

As a consequence of the collapse of the Soviet Union, 70 million people along the southern borders of the Russian Confederation, all with different ethnic backgrounds and languages, were catapulted into independence. The funding initiative entitled "Between Europe and the Orient – A Focus on Research and Education in/on Central Asia and the Caucasus" addresses the newly emerged independent states of Central Asia and the Caucasus as well as Afghanistan and some of the immediately neighboring regions of the Russian Federation and China. The overall aim is to work closely with local scholars and scientists to develop relevant research projects and to strengthen intraregional cooperation.

https://www.volkswagenstiftung.de/en/funding/international-focus/centralasia-caucasus.html

Deadline(s):June 01, 2017

Funding Type(s): Research

Eligibility: Individual (Postdoctoral), Collaborative, Institutional

Area(s): Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia

Keyword(s): Higher education, International Cooperation
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