Anthropology, History, Sociology

Course date

30 June - 6 July, 2014
Application for this course is closed.

Financial Information

Program Costs

- Tuition Fee: 300 EUR ("Early Bird" fee: 270 EUR)
- Accommodation in CEU Residence Center
In Single room: 28 EUR/ night / person - including breakfast
In Shared Double room: 17 EUR/ night / person - including breakfast
 
- Estimated living costs: 120-150 EUR
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CEU Summer University (SUN) Funding Policy 

For this course, CEU SUN offers two choices:
1. Application on a fee-paying basis
2. Application for a tuition waiver
 
Participants from developed countries are expected to pay tuition fee. However, there are a limited number of tuition waivers available on a competitive basis. Those who wish to apply for a tuition waiver should send a separate cover letter specifying their reasons.
Participants from Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union and Mongolia, as well as those coming from emerging countries worldwide can apply for a tuition fee waiver. 
Faculty and Ph.D. students are advised to approach their home departments for travel grants; researchers may have research grants available which can cover their participation; professionals may turn to their employers to fund their training at SUN. 
As financial aid options are limited, funding offered by institutions or individuals is welcome so that we can invite more well qualified applicants. Please consider if you or your institution can contribute to the program expenses. Faculty and Ph.D. students are advised to approach their home departments for travel grants; researchers may have research grants available which can cover their participation; professionals may turn to their employers to fund their training in the program. While selection of applicants will be based on the academic merit of the applications, those willing to bear the participation costs fully or partially will be preferred in case of equally strong applications.
 

Fee-Paying Option

Participants are expected to pay 300 EUR (full fee) by May 28, 2014 or 270 EUR (Early Bird fee) by April 30, 2014 and cover all their expenses such as travel, accommodation, health insurance and living costs.
 

Cancellation Policy

In the event of cancellation, CEU will refund the tuition fee as follows:
1. before May 28 - full refund
2. 14 days prior to course start - 80% of the tuition fee
3. from course start - no refund of tuition fee
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Financial Aid Options

For this course, financial aid will come from two different sources: 
 
A) CEU Summer University (SUN) (in the form of tuition waivers)
B) European Academic Network on Romani Studies supported by the Council of Europe (full or partial scholarships)
 

A) Financial aid from CEU Summer University
CEU SUN will offer tuition waivers for those who cannot pay the fee. Participant's own contribution includes health insurance, travel, accommodation and living expenses (see funding policy above).

 

B) Financial aid from the European Academic Network on Romani Studies a joint programme of the European Commission and the Council of Europe

Successful applicants selected for participation in the summer course can turn to the European Academic Network on Romani Studies for financial aid as described here: http://romanistudies.eu/news/grants-for-early-career-researchers/
Associated members of the Network have priority in receiving a grant. You can apply for membership here: http://romanistudies.eu/news/call-for-membership/.
Based on competitive applications received, small grants will be awarded (the maximum amount is 500 euro). The aim of this grant scheme is to increase overall visibility of scientific research related to the European Roma and to encourage the attendance at scientific events (conferences, seminars, workshops, summer schools and internship periods) by early career scholars.
 

Eligible expenses

Travel;
Accommodation;
Participation fee(s);
Subsistence expenses;
Visa to European Union countries or non-European countries.
 

Procedure

Applications received will be reviewed by a team appointed by the Scientific Committee. The applicants will be notified and in the case of awarding the grant they will be offered full/partial support for their participation in the form of a prepaid ticket or reimbursement of expenses following the event, upon presentation of original invoices. Upon completion of the event the applicants are expected to complete a feed-back questionnaire / submit a report about the event and their participation.
 

Deadline

 There is no fixed deadline for applications, which are considered on a rolling basis. Nevertheless, applications should be submitted at least six weeks prior to the event in order to allow for processing time.