Title of Programme: Fellowship Programme for Young Government Officials from Western Balkans, 2013/14
Host/Provider: European Fund
Fields of Study: Fellowship programme supports Excellence and Leadership in Governance. Fellows will get professional experience in EU countries’ federal or state government agencies.
Level (Degree): It is a three month tailor-made fellowship and training programme for highly qualified young professionals.
Target Applicants: Applicants from countries of the Western Balkans (including cantonal level government in Bosnia Herzegovina and regional level government of Vojvodina in Serbia) can apply for these fellowships.
Eligibility/Requirements: The Programme is specifically designed for civil servants from the central government (including entity and cantonal level government in Bosnia Herzegovina and regional level government of Vojvodina in Serbia) who have several years of professional experience in public administration and have already assumed initial managerial responsibilities or are preparing for a position of leadership. Basic knowledge of the workings of the European Union is required and personal enthusiasm for the European idea is essential.
-national of one of the Western Balkan countries,
-maximum age of 40,
-at least 3 (ideally 5) years of professional experience upon completing studies,
-at least 2 years as a civil servant for state authority,
-initial managerial experience or prospects of assuming leadership responsibilities,
-excellent academic qualifications,
-very good knowledge of English,
-ideally basic knowledge of the language of the host country,
-sound knowledge of national and international politics and economics,
-strong interest in the political development of Europe,
-initiative and definite readiness to perform,
-excellent writing skills,
-ability and readiness to acquaint oneself with various different topics in a short period of time, -ability and readiness to complete inter-disciplinary work in inter-departmental working groups,
-ability and readiness to organize one’s own life arrangements in a new environment.
How to Apply: The application process for the Fellowship Programme consists of three phases:
-Submitting additional documents via E-mail (upon request)
Applications will be made exclusively through the online application form and must be submitted before deadline.
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