Ninth Doctoral School on Latin American, European and Comparative Regionalism

Bringing together PhD students and other promising young researchers, the Ninth Doctoral School will deliver a series of lectures by leading academics in the field of Latin American, European and Comparative Regionalism, and afford the next generation of researchers the opportunity to discuss and develop their research projects in tutorial sessions.

Taking place virtually from 20-24 September 2021, the Doctoral School will benefit doctoral students and other early-career researchers from across the social science spectrum, in various stages of their research projects, seeking answers to questions within the framework of Latin American, European or Comparative Regionalism.

The Doctoral School seeks to establish a network of researchers dealing with regionalism, based at universities across Latin America and beyond.

The Doctoral School is bi-lingual (English-Spanish).

The Doctoral School runs from Monday to Friday, from 15:00 to 20:00 CEST / 08:00 to 13:00 ECT(GMT-5).

15:00 - 17:00 : Lecture

17:00 - 18:00 : Break/Cultural Activity

18:00 - 20:00 : Tutorial Session

Applications are accepted on a rolling, first-come first-served basis until one week prior to the commencement date. When the capped number of participant positions are filled, no more applications will be accepted, however strong applications after the cutoff has been reached will be placed on a waiting list and contacted should positions become available. 

The programme is bi-lingual and will be conducted in English and Spanish, and as such participants are expected to have a good command of both languages. 

Applications (in English or Spanish) must include:

  • A curriculum vitae
  • A motivation letter (max 1 page)
  • An outline of their planned or ongoing research project


The fee is US$450, with a reduction to US$350 for Latin American students.

A limited number of scholarships are available, to be considered please clearly state your wish to be considered for a scholarship in your motivation letter. 



Participants will be asked to undertake a written evaluation, the format of which will be announced in the week prior to the commencement of the programme. 

These written assessments will be evaluated by academic personnel from both UNU-CRIS and the DA Vienna, with those adjudged to have satisfied the criteria awarded a certificate.  


Cancellation Policy

Less than 7 days before commencement date: 100% of fee lost

Lecturers to be confirmed soon.