2024/2025 UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships in Archaeology and Conservation.

May 28, 2024

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Bursary Description

Application Deadline: May 31st, 2024

Applications are now open for the 2024/2025 UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships in Archaeology and Conservation.

With a view to promoting human resource capacities and to enhancing international understanding and friendship among nations and the peoples, the Polish National Commission for UNESCO and the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland are placing at the disposal of UNESCO 5 fellowships in the field of Archaeology and Conservation. The 5 selected fellows will be given the opportunity to undertake a 9-month archaeological internship between 1 October 2024 and 30 June 2025at the Faculty of Archaeology of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland.

Field of Research Study and Fellowship Duration

The selected fellows will undertake an 9-month Archaeological internship, which will be consisted of a main course (New multidisciplinary methods inarchaeological practice) and selected additional and supplementary courses at the Faculty of Archaeology of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland.

Eligibility Requirements

Candidates must be the nationals from the above-mentioned invited Member States , fulfilling the following eligibility requirements:

  • Candidates must hold a B.A. or M.A. degree, preferably in the area of Archaeology or Conservation;
  • Be proficient in reading and writing in English;
  • No more than 40 years old.

How to Apply

Step 1:
Read carefully Annex I (List of Invited Member States and Field of Research Studies) and Annex II (Terms and Conditions) for the 2024-2025 edition of UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships in Archaeology and Conservation) to understand the requirements for eligible candidatures and the procedures for application submission.

Step 2:
Contact the National Commission for UNESCO of your country to enquire the application procedures at national level. Click here for the contact information of the National Commissions for UNESCO.

Step 3:
Prepare your application, including the following supporting documents as required in the Annex II:

  1. UNESCO fellowships application form: all 4 pages of the form should be duly completed in English using capital letter (illegible documents will be eliminated from the evaluation procedure, and hand writing form must be written in capital letters only);
  2. A copy of the identity photo of the applicant;
  3. Certified copies (in English) of Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree obtained: candidates should have completed and obtained the degrees before applying for this fellowships programme, and the presented degrees shall meet the requirements and regulations of European Union);
  4. UNESCO certificate of language knowledge, duly completed by a relevant authority, if the mother tongue of the candidate is not English; and
  5. Two letters of recommendation from someone related to the candidate’s work, as well confirming the candidate’s qualifications. 

Step 4:
Submit your application with all the supporting documents mentioned above to the National Commission for UNESCO of your country.

NOTE: As National Commission for UNESCO of the invited countries will select and transmit the applications of nominated candidates to UNESCO Paris Headquarter by 31 May 2024 at the latest, applicants are advised to submit their application to the National Commissions as early as possible.

Step 5:
As soon as you are informed by the National Commission for UNESCO of your country that you are endorsed and nominated as a candidate for this programme, you should submit your application by email to to [email protected] (with [email protected] and [email protected] in copy), and then complete and submit the online information sheet at this link.

Note: Only applications endorsed  by the National Commission will be accepted by UNESCO. It is mandatory for each endorsed candidate to submit his/er information sheet by Friday 31 May 2024, 12am Paris time at the latest

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships in Archaeology and Conservation