The Erasmus Mundus Master’s Program in Public Policy (Mundus MAPP) is a two-year-long international master’s programme funded by the European Commission, and jointly offered by Central European University PU (Austria), the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam (the Netherlands), the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (Spain), and the University of York (UK).

The Mundus MAPP Consortium hosts visiting scholars/practitioners holding an outstanding academic/professional profile. They may come from both Programme and Partner countries and their involvement should bring added value to the program in terms of student-centered lectures or seminars, skills training, research activities, thesis support, academic/professional networking, etc. The scholars receive from the European Commission’ a generous Erasmus Mundus Visiting Scholarships. For a list of past visiting scholars click here.

The Consortium has open visiting scholar positions for 2024-2025 academic year for 2-4 weeks visiting scholar periods spent at the Central European University PU, Austria or at the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Applicants must have a PhD degree and academic teaching and/or policy related practitioner experience. Visiting scholars are expected to contribute to running courses and/or giving public lectures and/or participate in research seminars and/or provide thesis supervision support at the host institutions. Qualified Mundus MAPP alumni are encouraged to apply. Central European University PU welcomes applications from candidates who can also offer short (2-3h) online workshops (aimed at Mundus MAPP students across the partner institutions) which seek to enhance Mundus MAPP students’ digital competencies relevant to policy-making and analysis (additional remuneration may be negotiated). Scholars are expected to help disseminate Mundus MAPP activities and achievements.

Interested academics should elaborate on their proposed contribution to Mundus MAPP in their application form. The exact contribution will be laid down in an agreement between the visiting scholar and the Mundus MAPP Consortium.
Financial contribution to the visiting scholars: gross 1.500 EUR/week (max. gross 6.000 EUR for the whole duration of the visit). Scholars are responsible for familiarizing themselves with relevant tax obligations and complying with applicable regulations.

Academic visits should take place between April 7 and June 13, 2025 for CEU and May 1 to June 13, 2025 for ISS.

Application deadline: 10 June 2024.

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