University of Tübingen in cooperation with the German-Ukrainian Academic Society is organizing the German-Ukrainian Forum of Young Researchers, supported by the DAAD from the means of the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF). Deadline for applications: Monday, 23rd of October 2017 (Deadline extended to 1st of November 2017).
This event will consist of two parts (tentative program - Updated 18. October 2017):
- Part I: an exploratory and networking tour, visiting some of the leading Ukrainian Universities and research institutes (Kyiv and Lviv/Kharkiv, 8-13 December 2017)
- Part II: an intensive grant-writing and coaching workshop in Berlin, Germany (9-10 February 2018) for those participants of the first part of the Forum, who could demonstrate a high potential in developing bilateral collaborative projects with researchers from the partner country. Furthermore, up to 10 Ukrainian researchers selected to participate in the Part II of the event will have an opportunity for a short (a few days) visit to the (potential) partner laboratory/ group in Germany, ahead of the workshop.
- PhD-level researchers (postdoctoral scholars and junior research group leaders/ associate professors) working either in Germany or Ukraine, who either already have or are interested in developing closer collaborative links with researchers in the partner country, are invited to apply.
- Candidates from any field of research are welcome to apply. Researchers from the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Computer Sciences, Chemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Sociology, Media Sciences, Law, History, Archeology, Ukrainian Language and Literature are particularly encouraged to apply.
To apply, candidates have to send a CV with names of two referees, list of publications (highlighting up to 5 most important ones), and a motivation letter (1-page max), including a brief description of existing collaborative links to the partner country (Germany or Ukraine) or why they are interested in participating in the Forum. Applications have to be send as a single pdf-file per e-mail to the project coordinator Dr Nataliia Sinkevych at admin(at)ukrainet.eu. Deadline for applications: Monday, 23rd of October 2017 (Deadline extended to 1st of November 2017).