The program is supported by the Higher Education Support Program of the Open Society Foundations. It is aimed at academics employed in higher education institutions in selected countries. Fellows can be hosted by any Central European University school, department or research center for a period of three to six months. Fellowship covers travel costs to/from Budapest, accommodation and a monthly stipend of 1,800 USD per month.

The call for 2015-16 Visiting Research Fellowship is addressed to academics working in higher education institutions in the below countries.

Applicants from the following countries are eligible to apply:
Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, China, Colombia, Congo (Brazzaville), Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Palestine, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Extended deadline for applications is 22 February, 2015.

Application package and more information on the program are available at .