In honour of the memory of its co-founder Theodore Couloumbis, the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) announces the award of a research fellowship in his memory for the 2022-2023 academic year to a Ph.D. candidate or postdoctoral researcher in the field of “Greek-American Relations“.

The duration of the scholarship will be one year.

The grant will amount to €12,000 plus travel and accommodation expenses for the collection of research data.

Qualifications required:

  • A Master’s degree or doctorate in the broader field of international relations
  • Noteworthy research work. Publications in a related field will be taken into account as an additional asset
  • Excellent knowledge of Greek and English, with fluency in both the written and spoken language
  • The ability to take the initiative, think independently and work with others.

The Scholar’s Obligations:

Once the scholarship has been finalized, each scholar is obliged to:

  • Implement the research project for which he/she has received their grant in the manner agreed with the Director General of the Foundation. The resulting research paper will be included among ELIAMEP’s publications.
  • To submit a progress report in the six months before the fellowship ends, and a final report on completion of the project
  • To present the results of his/her research at a public event
  • To mention ELIAMEP in all publications relating to the given research.

Deadline for submission: 

Candidates are invited to apply by 1 September 2022. Applications can be made online at, and should include the code “R.Sch_22” in the subject line. The following documents should be included as attachments:

  • A letter expressing interest in the position in question The letter should explain how the applicants’ work and research experience relates to the fellowship’s specific field of study.
  • A curriculum vitae
  • The names and contact details of two referees
  • Publications relevant to the research topic (in English)

Selection procedure:

The applications will be evaluated by a three-member Academic Committee which will set up by ELIAMEP. The Foundation’s Selection Committee will pre-select the strongest candidates, who will be invited for an interview to allow a decision to be reached.

Candidates will be informed of the result of their application by personal e-mail at the end of September 2022.

* ELIAMEP follows procedures in accordance with the legislation on the Protection of Personal Data (GDPR 679/2016), which ELIAMEP staff adhere to strictly when collecting and processing personal data.

** ELIAMEP also promotes equal opportunities in the hiring and evaluation of staff, and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, national origin, religious or other beliefs, sexual orientation, age or disability.