In the framework of its Enlargement & Integration Initiative, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission is offering pre-paid travel and accommodation to researchers/experts from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Kosovo*, Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine to participate in the 7th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region, taking place on 18-19 October 2018 in Sofia/Bulgaria. The support covers travel and accommodation expenses and will be granted on the basis of the following criteria:
- Scientific and professional achievements (in particular related to culture, tourism, role new technologies and digitalization in tourism, ensuring safety and security in tourism, transport connectivity and mobility, regional and macro-regional growth);
- Number and quality of scientific and professional publications;
- Number and quality of projects and activities (related to the Danube macro-region) the applicant has participated in and on-going projects and actions.
To apply please send, before 6 September 2018 to the following address JRC-SUPPORT-EUSDRfirstname.lastname@example.org:
- your biography (not more than two pages), a motivation letter including a list of scientific and professional publications and a list of projects and activities (related to the Danube macro-region) you have participated in and on-going projects and actions.
*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSC 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence.