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Natolin Fellowship Programme – for PHD students or recent PhD graduates from Ukraine

March 19, 2024

The College of Europe in Natolin is happy to announce the launch of the Natolin Fellowship Programme.  This is a new 8 month-long non-degree fully funded professional and innovative programme combined with a dedicated traineeship for young people coming from Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia who want to contribute to the integration of their countries into the European Union.  

It is tailored for individuals up to 35 years old with a robust educational and professional interest in European affairs. The programme is addressed towards PhD students or recent graduates of PhD programmes in Ukraine, Moldova, or Georgia (within 12 months from the graduation day). The Natolin Fellowship Programme is planned to be launched at the turn of June / July 2024 and will last until January / February 2025․

It will be divided into two phases: 1) knowledge- and skills-based modules in traditional, blended, and e-learning formats, and 2) an internship/traineeship in virtual or blended formats, for a hands-on practical perspective in a professional environment. 

In addition to the core Programme, the Fellows will: 

  • cooperate with committed mentors, who will provide individualised learning approach and oversee research papers of the Fellows;  
  • participate in up to three thematic conferences or / and in short research field trips/visits, local events by receiving up to 1 000 EUR support in total;   
  • Improve their English language skills for research, professional and communication purposes and take part in cross-cultural workshops (following a dedicated needs assessment, it may be considered to include other language classes, example French). 


Please, find attached the leaflet of the Programme – NFP_Leaflet

Additionally, we are inviting you to visit the website: www.coleurope.eu/natolinfellowships to get acquainted with the full description of the Programme, the requirements and the application procedure.


The deadline for the submission of applications is 10 May 2024

For any questions, please, do not hesitate to contact the Programme Team at natolinfellowships@coleurope.eu.

The Natolin Fellowship Programme is funded by the EU and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania Užsienio reikalų ministerija as part of and in the framework of the project EU4YOUTH – Phase III Youth Employment, and Entrepreneurship programme Scholarship Scheme for Eastern Partners at the College of Europe in Natolin.

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