Programme outline

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) will offer six CONFINTEA Research Scholarships for a period of one month each to researchers from UNESCO Member States and/or Associate Member States in September 2017.

Degree level



30 May 2017

Who can apply

Researchers from UNESCO Member States and /or Associate Member States. Participants will be selected on the basis of their potential to produce articles, research papers, programme tools or policies.

Fields of study

Adult and continuing education

Literacy and non-formal basic education

Application process

    In order to apply please submit the following

  • • A cover letter;
    • Your research proposal
    •An up-to-date CV

    Interested candidates may submit their application to UIL Research Scholarship Coordinator Ms Lisa Krolak, at;

    Postal applications may be sent to:

    Mr Arne Carlsen


    UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning

    UIL Research Scholarships

    Fledbrunnenstr. 58

    20148 Hamburg


What the scholarship offers

    The scholarship offers, accommodation close to the institute, medical insurance, and a return economy ticket to Hamburg, Germany.Additionally scholars will receive a lump sum of 500 Euros contributing to other costs incurred before, during and after their research stay in UIL (such as visa costs, transport, and daily subsistence)

Documents and links

    Interested candidates may submit their applications or queries to UIL Research Scholarship Coordinator Ms Lisa Krolak via


Please note that this opportunity is not offered by the Department of Higher Education and Training. Applicants are required to undertake their own research into programmes and institutions. If there are any discrepancies in the details provided, the information given by the sponsor supersedes the details provided above.