The Institute for Studies on Federalism and Regionalism of the European Academy of Bolzano/Bozen (EURAC) in South Tyrol, Northern Italy, invites applications from those who are working on issues related to comparative federalism, regionalism or intergovernmental relations. Both academics and civil servants are invited to apply with a fully-fledged paper, those who have interest in multi-level governance and government, people just beginning their career, in the midst of it, or eager to reflect further upon federal and regional studies.


Required Application Materials:

·         A fully-fledged paper in either English, German, Italian, French or Spanish on above mentioned topics, approached from the perspective of economics, legal or political science

(please note that: no research plans are accepted; the paper shall be unpublished/not be published before the end of 2014; the paper has to be without any identifying information as to the author)

·         an abstract in English

·         a short CV with contact details (E-mail and phone numbers) in English. In accordance to the Italian Law on personal data handling (decree 196/2003),

please attach the following consent to your CV: ‘I authorize EURAC to use my personal data in accordance to decree 196/2003’.

·         a short motivation letter in English (max. 2 pages)


The winner of the program is granted a research stay up to three weeks including travel reimbursement, preferably first half of February 2015. In that time period, the winner can also profit from the lectures of the post-graduate and high level program Winter School on Federalism and Governance ( as well as present his/her work publicly to an international audience. Possibilities of publishing research findings in international online series are also given.


To be considered eligible for the “2013 EURAC Federal Scholar in Residence Programme”  you are warmly invited to apply by 1st July 2014.

Detailed information as to the program is available at



Thank you for disseminating the information to interested colleagues and to your networks!

Best regards on behalf of the EURAC-Institute for Studies on Federalism and Regionalism,

Elisabeth Alber


Elisabeth Alber

Researcher and Program Manager „EURAC Federal Scholar in Residence“

Institute for Studies on Federalism and Regionalism


EURAC research – Viale Druso/Drususallee 1 – 39100 Bolzano/Bozen – Italy

t +39 0471 055 211 / f +39 0471 055 299



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