UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowship in Engineering Program

UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowship in Engineering Program 2023 (Fully Funded)

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About the Programme

UNESCO, the Polish National Commission for UNESCO, and the UNESCO Chair for Science, Technology, and Engineering at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, Poland, are offering 30 six-month fellowships beginning on October 2, 2023, to promote human resource capacities in science and engineering in developing countries and to enhance international understanding and friendship among peoples.

Applications should be submitted by midnight (Central Europe time), 28 April 2023.

Invited Member States

AFRICA (32 Member States) • Angola • Benin • Botswana • Burkina Faso • Cameroon • Cape Verde • Chad • Côte d’Ivoire • Democratic Republic of the Congo • Eritrea • Ethiopia • Gabon • Gambia • Ghana • Kenya • Lesotho • Madagascar • Malawi • Mali • Mauritius • Mozambique • Namibia • Niger • Nigeria • Rwanda • Senegal • South Africa • Togo • Uganda • United Republic of Tanzania • Zambia • Zimbabwe

ARAB STATES (2 Member States) • Iraq • Syrian Arab Republic (the)

ASIA AND THE PACIFIC (22 Member States) • Bangladesh • Bhutan • Brunei Darussalam • Cambodia • Fiji • India • Indonesia • Kazakhstan • Kyrgyzstan • Lao People’s Democratic Republic • Malaysia • Mongolia • Nepal • Pakistan • Papua New Guinea • Philippines • Sri Lanka • Tajikistan • Thailand • Turkmenistan • Uzbekistan • Viet Nam

LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN (15 Member States) • Argentina • Bolivia (Plurinational State of) • Brazil • Chile • Colombia • Cuba • Dominican Republic • Ecuador • El Salvador • Haiti • Jamaica • Mexico • Panama • Peru • Trinidad and Tobago

Duration and place of Fellowships

6 months fellowship starting on 2nd October 2023 to 30 March 2024

AGH University of Science and Technology


A. Mickiewicza Ave 30

PL 30-059 Krakow



Facilities Offered by the Polish authorities

Free tuition and access to the university facilities based on the local regulations.

Monthly allowance of 1500 PLN for BSc degree students and 2200 PLN for MSc degree students (1 USD = approximately 4,40 PLN). Thus, all living expenses and accommodation in Poland are to be borne by the fellow with this allowance. 

A one-time special allowance of 1500 PLN for BSc degree students or 2200 PLN for MSc to be paid upon arrival in Poland. This sum will cover different activities related to your stay in Krakow, such as an obligatory medical check-up upon arrival (in accordance with the internal regulations for all students); cultural, historical and/or touristic visits, conferences, workshops, and seminars related to your studies.

Facilities Offered by UNESCO

Air travel ticket (the most direct and economical route) to and from Krakow, Poland;

Health insurance (up to 50,000US$ in accordance with EU requirements for Schengen visa) for fellowship beneficiaries who are declared medically fit;

One-time special pocket allowance amounting to 120 (one hundred and twenty) US dollars.

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Deadline for application is 28 April 2023

To learn more about the program and how to apply visit the official website: https://www.unesco.org/en/fellowships/poland-engineering

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