UNESCO/Poland fellowships Programme started in 2012 and aims to promote capacity building and research activities in UNESCO’s Member States in the field of science and engineering. Beneficiaries of these fellowships are given the opportunity to undertake an individual research programme in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow for six (6) months duration starting on 1st October.
UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It seeks to build peace through international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Culture. UNESCO’s programmes contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals defined in Agenda 2030, adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015. Political and economic arrangements of governments are not enough to secure the lasting and sincere support of the peoples. Peace must be founded upon dialogue and mutual understanding. Peace must be built upon the intellectual and moral solidarity of humanity.
Aim and Benefits of UNESCO/Poland fellowships Programme
Facilities offered by Polish Authorities:
Free tuition and access to the university facilities
Accommodation at the AGH UST Student Campus in Kraków
Monthly allowance of 1600 PLN
Facilities offered by UNESCO:
International travel expenses from the beneficiary’s country to and from Poland;
Requirements for UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme:
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Applicants must hold the Bachelor’s or M.Sc. degrees.
Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Candidates should have a Bachelor of Eng (B.Eng) or a Master of Engineering (M.Eng) degree,
Be proficient in reading and writing in English
No more than 40 year-old
Documents Required for Application
Applications should have imperatively the following attachments in DUPLICATE:
UNESCO fellowships application forms, including medical certificate, ALL four (4) pages duly completed in English using capital letter (illegible documents will be eliminated from the procedure, hand writing form must include capital letter only);
Two photographs attached to the applications (4×6 cm);
Certified copies (in English) of Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree/ PhD obtained; and,
UNESCO certificate of language knowledge, duly completed by a relevant authority, if the mother tongue of the candidate is not English.
Two letters of recommendation from someone related to the candidate’s work, as well confirming the candidate’s qualifications.
The endorsed candidates should register themselves to the Fellowship e-registration system available on the page:
The deadline for UNESCO/Poland fellowships Programme application is on the August 15, 2022