2015 International Neighbourhood Symposium

on

Leadership and Change in the Eastern Neighbourhood and

the Mediterranean South

Heybeliada, Istanbul, Turkey

23 – 28 June 2015


APPLICATION INFORMATION
Who should apply: Young professionals and graduates primarily from the countries of the Black Sea area, Middle East, Mediterranean, EU member states, and the United States are the Symposium target group. In addition, applicants from the fields of public policy, politics, journalism, and business are especially encouraged to apply. The target age group is 22-35 years of age. Proficiency in English is required.

Fees:
The Symposium Participation Fee is set at 450 Euros and will cover:
  • tuition and reading materials
  • local transportation between Istanbul’s international airports and conference venue
  • accommodation in twin or triple rooms (two or three persons sharing one room)
  • full board, i.e. three meals per day and coffee breaks

Please note: Participants are expected to make their own arrangements for the following costs which are not included in the Participation Fee:
  • international travel to and from Istanbul’s international airports
  • visa and health insurance coverage for the entire duration of their trip/stay
  • any personal expenses that may arise during their trip/stay


A limited number of scholarships for international travel as well as fee waivers (partial or full) may be granted based on merit and availability of funds. Award of scholarships is at the discretion of the organizers. Successful applicants will be notified upon acceptance to the Symposium.

*Please note: The upper limit of international travel payment which is granted as scholarship, is set at 300 Euros. Participants, whose international travel expenses are covered, are to provide their flight documents (such as ticket invoices, e-tickets, boarding passes, etc.) to the organizers upon their arrival in order to receive the reimbursement of their costs in cash. This scholarship is valid only for economy class tickets.


Application and registration process:

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, 31 March 2015. Participation is limited to 40 people. Acceptance is at the discretion of the organizers. All applicants will receive an acknowledgement of receipt of their application within 5 working days. All applicants will be informed by e-mail regarding their acceptance by 17 April 2015. Information regarding fees and payment details will be confirmed to participants upon acceptance to the Symposium.


To apply please complete this application form and attach in Word format a two-page CV in English.

APPLICATION FORM
Please type text in English.

1. PERSONAL DETAILSS
Title (Mr./Ms., Prof., Dr., other)
First (given) name(s)
Last name(s)
Sex (M/F)
Full address
Postal Code & City
Country
Email
Alternative Email Address (if available)
Contact Phone (incl. country code)
Mobile Phone (incl. country code)
Nationality
Date of Birth (dd/mm/yyyy)
Highest diploma/degree
Current occupation
2. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Please state why you wish to attend the Symposium (500 words maximum):
3. ALUMNI INITIATIVES
Participants are encouraged to initiate joint projects as a way to further cooperation after the Symposium. Please explain your ideas on how to promote alumni initiatives. (250 words maximum):
4. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Please specify how you found out about the International Neighbourhood Symposium (e.g. name of website, CIES mailing, Alumni, notice board at university, etc.):


Please provide below the contact details of two referees:
Name:
Institution:
Contact information:
Name:
Institution:
Contact information:

5. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE ARRANGEMENTS

 

A limited number of scholarships for international travel up to 300 Euros as well as fee waivers (partial or full) may be granted based on merit and availability of funds. The award of scholarships is at the discretion of the organizers. Successful applicants will be notified upon their acceptance to the Symposium. Please tick where appropriate:



Please explain in maximum 100 words why you wish to be considered for a scholarship:



Please provide below the contact details of two referees:

Please do not include or send photos. Please attach your CV. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, 31 March 2015. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


(only .doc .docx .pdf files)
Should you have any queries, do not to hesitate to contact us by email at ciesactivities@khas.edu.tr Thank you for your interest in the INTERNATIONAL NEIGHBOURHOOD SYMPOSIUM!