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UNESCO/Czech Republic Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme – Academic Year 2014-2015


In order to promote human resource capacities in the developing countries and to enhance friendship among peoples of the world, the Government of the Czech Republic has placed at the disposal of UNESCO three long-term fellowships for undergraduate studies (which comprises the Bachelor’s and Master’s study programmes for the academic year 2014-2015) for the benefit of certain developing countries.

In line with UNESCO and Czech Republic’s commitment to maximize capacity-building, candidates who wish to study in the fields of natural resources and environment, forestry water and landscape management, technology and environmental engineering, economics and finance would be given priority.  Note:  There is no possibility to change the field of study/study programme once the fellowship is awarded.

These fellowships, tenable in a selected number of universities in the Czech Republic, are open to secondary school leavers holding a recognized certificate.  The medium of instruction being in Czech for most courses (certain courses are conducted in English), the beneficiaries of these fellowships are required to pursue a one-year preparatory Czech language course.

Invited Member States entitled to submit candidatures:

Afghanistan, Armenia, Belarus, Egypt, Ethiopia, Georgia, Libya, Peru, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tunisia, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Deadline to fill the application form in electronic form 30 September 2013

The deadline for submission of candidatures is on 6 December 2013

Late applications will not be accepted.

Candidates should fill in the application form in electronic form [ the applicant shall enter UNESCO as the “Sending Organization” in the application form by 30 September 2013 at the latest. An advanced copy should be sent to UNESCO Fellowships Section (fax number: +33.1.45 68 55 03; email: not later than 6 December 2013.

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Letter of announcement .pdf 2 MB pdf (Adobe Acrobat document) Aug 29, 2013