CASA Fellows Program
The CASA Fellows Program, an educational collaboration between The Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA) and the Barcelona Group (BG), seeks to promote mutual research cooperation among CASA and BG member institutions and to open new avenues for enhanced professional engagement. The program is open to recent PhD graduates from the University of Barcelona, the Autonomous University of Barcelona, the Polytechnic University of Catalunya and the Pompeu Fabra University who are seeking to carry out postdoctoral research in the United States for periods of one to four months.
The program is aimed at granting fellowships for advanced training and trans-national mobility in any research field in one of the following CASA full-member receiving institutions: Brown University, Cornell University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, Northwestern University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Vanderbilt University. Financial support is provided for a period of 1-4 months (full-time equivalent) for individual projects presented by recent PhD graduates from any of the Barcelona Group universities: the University of Barcelona, the Autonomous University of Barcelona, the Polytechnic University of Catalunya and the Pompeu Fabra University.
It is intended to select 4-8 young researchers, preferably one or two from each University from the Barcelona Group under each modality, depending on demand and with a view to guarantee a balanced distribution of fellows among the Barcelona Group:
- Research project hosted by Brown University: up to four (4) scholarships
- Research project at any of the CASA full-member receiving institutions: up to four (4) scholarships
Applicants should meet the following requirements at the time of the deadline of the submission of the application:
- to have been awarded a PhD in the five years immediately preceding this call
- to be employed by one of the Barcelona Group universities at the time of this call
Candidates must send their application form to their home university in Barcelona, according to the following instructions:
At UAB applications will be managed and centralized by the University General Register Office (Building A –Rectorate, first floor- Campus Bellaterra 08913 Bellaterra, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Barcelona). The Area of International Relations will be responsible for processing the applications and contacting candidates.
Contact: International Relations Office
Tels.: 93 581 3734/ 2753 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
At UB applications will be addressed to the Mobility and International Programs Office (Pavelló Rosa – Recinte Maternitat, Travessera de les Corts, 131-159. 08028 Barcelona) This office will be responsible for the processing the applications and contacting candidates.
Contact: International Programs and Mobility Office
Tel.: 934020902 Email: email@example.com
At UPF applications will be addressed personally or by postal service to the UPF General Registrar, Pl. de la Mercè 12, 08002 Barcelona or any of its other
campus offices. The Service of International Relations will be responsible for processing the applications and contacting candidates.
Contact: International Relations Services
Tel: 935422982 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
At UPC applications will be sent to International Affairs (Staff Mobility Unit, c/ Jordi Girona, 31 Building Til·lers, 2nd floor, 08034 Barcelona). This office will be responsible for processing the applications and contacting candidates.
Contact: Staff Mobility Unit
Tel: +34 934137530 Email: email@example.com
The Fellows Program 2019-2020. Unfortunately, due to the current COVID-19 situation, the 2019-2020 edition of the Fellows Program has been suspended until further notice.
Click here to see the 2018-19 CASA Barcelona Fellowship Award recipients.