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Visegrad University Studies Grant (VUSG)

Visegrad University Studies Grant (VUSG)Deadline: 10 November 2011

The Visegrad University Studies (VUSG) is a  pro­gram designed for uni­ver­si­ties with the aim to pro­mote and sup­port the devel­op­ment and launch­ing of out­stand­ing uni­ver­sity courses or degree pro­grams that deal with spe­cific phe­nom­ena explic­itly related to the Visegrad Group (V4) coun­tries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia). The grant is intended as a lump-sum, multiple-installment grant awarded to uni­ver­sity depart­ments, schools or fac­ul­ties, which can present the course’s/program’s thor­ough syllabus/curriculum and con­firm its planned long-term enroll­ment. The sup­ported sums depend on the scope and qual­ity of each project but are intended to be ca. €10,000 per course and €40,000 per degree program).

Any pub­lic or pri­vate uni­ver­sity in the world is eli­gi­ble for the grant. The course/program can be taught in any lan­guage. The course/program is expected to secure for each semes­ter of its enroll­ment at least two rel­e­vant guest lec­tur­ers from two V4 coun­tries (oth­ers than that of the applicant).

Deadline: 10 November (the results shall be announced by the end of January of the fol­low­ing year)
Annual bud­get: €280,000

The project appli­ca­tion must be filled out in English and should include the fol­low­ing attachments:

  1. Professional CV(s) of the coordinator(s)
  2. Course syllabus/program curriculum
  3. Tentative let­ters of agree­ment from the guest lecturers
  4. Confirmation about the enroll­ment of the course within given pro­gram (continuation)
  5. Copy of min­is­te­r­ial accred­i­ta­tion (where applicable)
  6. Copy of iden­ti­fi­ca­tion doc­u­ments of the appli­cant institution
  7. Course description(s) for each course within a degree program

 

Complete rules and application form may be downloaded from the web site: http://visegradfund.org/grants/vusg/

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