International Study Offers in ALE

International Study Offers and Scholarships

Seasonal Schools

International Winter School: Comparative Studies in Adult and Lifelong Learning

The Winter School ‘Comparative Studies in Adult and Lifelong Learning’ will take place in Würzburg each February. It is dedicated to analysing and comparing international and European strategies in lifelong learning.

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Winter School on "International perspectives on education policy (IPEP)”

University of Verona, Department of Human Sciences

November 27th-December 1st, 2017

This Winter School will consider theories and methods relevant across the field of educational policy research. It is designed for PhD students, postdoctoral fellows and researchers of policy in all areas of education, but is suitable also for advanced master students. The School will include an explicit focus on policy related to higher and adult education, but the specific content of activities will be developed in the light of the participants’ profiles.

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ESRALE Summer Academy

The European Study and Research in Adult Learning and Education (ESRALE) project is carrying out Summer Academys to promote teachers' and students' mobility and offer opportunities for comparison and research in the field of Adult Education.

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ESREA: Seasonal schools for PhD

ESREA promotes and disseminates theoretical and empirical research on the education of adults and adult learning in Europe through research networks, conferences and publications. On a regular basis it offers seasonal schools for PhDs supported by student bursaries from ESREA.

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International Study Offers

Adult Education for Social Change (Erasmus Mundus International Master)

The International Master in Adult Education for Social Change (IMAESC) is intended for students wishing to pursue a career in adult education and as preparation for further academic study through a PhD programme. Graduates will be equipped with the academic knowledge, research skills, and practical employability skills through this jointly developed and delivered programme. IMAESC brings together European and international universities, VET institutions, private companies, community-based organisations and policy units.

This joint degree is delivered and awarded by four partners within the consortium: the University of Glasgow, the University of Malta, the Open University of Cyprus and Tallinn University.


International Scholarships

Erasmus+ Exchange at Julius-Maximilian University of Würzburg

ERASMUS+ offers the opportunity for a student exchange. For more information on possible exchange programmes please contact the international office of your home university.

University of Würzburg offers international lectures (in English language) in adult and continuing education: You can find the exchange programme here.

Students from Bethlehem University and the University of Belgrade are very welcome to study at the Julius-Maximilians University in Würzburg. If you are interested in an exchange please get in contact:

Scholarship Database - DAAD

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides information on various kinds of DAAD funding for foreign students, graduates and postdocs as well as on funding offered by other selected organisations.

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Country-Related Cooperation Programmes - DAAD

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides different country-related cooperation programmes.The programmes for each country can be found on the DAAD website.

Bilateral Exchange of Academics - DAAD

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) supports exchanges of scientists and academics between German and foreign universities. The basis of these exchanges are cultural exchange programmes and bilateral agreements with foreign partner organisations. Participants have to have a completed doctoral degree and work at a university or research institute in their home country.

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Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists - DAAD

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) grants provide foreign academics and scientists with an opportunity to carry out research and continue their education in Germany. There are funding programmes for various qualification phases and stages in a career.The aim of this particular programme is to support short-term research stays and thus promote the exchange of experience and networking amongst colleagues. 

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Project Based Exchange with different countries - DAAD

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides project based exchanges with different countries.

To get an overview of the currently announced projects please follow the link:

Humboldt-Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

A Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers allows researcher from abroad with above average qualifications, at the beginning of their academic career and only completed their doctorate in the last four years to carry out long-term research (6-24 months) in Germany. Applicants choose their own topic of research and their academic host.

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