Open call for international PhD students - dedaline 12.12.2021
The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design (Wroclaw, Poland) announces an open call for a symposium for PhD students from art universities, which will run from 16 to 20 of May 2022. During the 5-days meeting, entitled Research Methods in Visual Arts, aims to share the experience of using research methods applied to an artist's work.
The Symposium participants will take part in lectures given by Polish artist researchers. PhD students will have the opportunity to share their experience and present the research methods that they have been using in their work on a doctoral dissertation. They will also learn how PhD students from The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design lead their research. The week-long symposium is going to be a space for meetings and networking for young artists from over a dozen countries. The participants will also take part in a one-day workshop on intercultural communication, organised by the Academy International Relations Office. PhD students will learn about the functionality and unique infrastructure of The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design. This event is aimed at creating opportunities for joint projects between young artists and the Academy in Wroclaw.
The participant of the symposium can be a foreign PhD student from an art university. Each participant of the Symposium is obliged to join the PROM programme as a participant, which requires filling in the documents sent by the Symposium's organiser. In accordance with the principles of the PROM programme, implemented at The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design, the Symposium participant can be a person, who study at doctoral studies (i.e. before his/her doctoral dissertation) and is under 40 at the time of joining the programme. The rules of recruitment to the programme assume the principle of equal opportunities for women and men. Recruitment for the Symposium runs from 15 October to 30 November 2021. The recruitment decision will be taken by the Recruitment Committee on the basis of the application form and the candidate's portfolio.
The Symposium is implemented within the framework of the PROM programme of the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange. That is why all qualified participants will receive a grant for their stay and travel. The scholarship will be paid at the cash desk of The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Polish currency. Each participant will receive 4,840 PLN for a week's stay in Poland and additionally will get the reimbursement for the travel expenses, which will range from PLN 2,000 PLN to 5,000 PLN depending on the distance travelled by the participant.
The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw is a state university with an artistic profile. It educates students on full-time studies and part-time studies in eleven majors in five faculties: Faculty of Painting; Faculty of Sculpture and Art Mediation; Faculty of Graphic and Media Art; Faculty of Interior Architecture, Design and Stage Design. The Academy is the only art university in Poland (and one of the few in Europe) conducts classes at the Doctoral School level in English. The Doctoral School of the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw is an artistic and research unit, educating people with significant artistic achievements and high research potential. The Academy's buildings are located in the historic city centre of Wroclaw - one of the main academic centres in Poland.
Funds for the organisation of the event and scholarships for Symposium participants are provided by the non-competition project of the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange "International scholarship exchange of PhD candidates and academic staff", project No. POWR.03.03.00-IP.08-00-P13/18, implemented under Measure: 3.3 Internationalisation of Polish higher education, OP KED.
Here you will find a list of attachments that all candidates should send by 12 of December 2021 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Application form for PhD student for the Symposium
2. Scanned and signed copy of the declaration of project participant for NAWA PROM;
3. Scanned and signed copy of the declaration of project participant for POWER;
4. Scanned copy of the identity card or passport;
5. Candidate portfolio (up to 10 works/images, not older than 3 years).