Doctoral Fellows

If you recently earned your doctorate or are about to do so soon, then you can apply for GCSP’s Doctoral Fellowship programme to further build on your academic accomplishments.

As a Doctoral Fellow with interests aligned to the GCSP’s areas of expertise, you will have the opportunity to publish and teach in an inspiring multidisciplinary and multicultural environment.

Key benefits for you

As a Doctoral Fellow, you will be able to:

  • Take part in a 6-12 month residency at the GCSP; accommodation provided and covered;
  • Contribute to GCSP’s research activities;
  • Share your research at seminars for participants of GCSP courses and staff;
  • Build strong relations with scholars and practitioners;
  • Have access to GCSP experts, staff and course participants, and professional development opportunities;
  • Explore diverse opportunities in the heart of international Geneva, host of 34 international organisations, more than 250 NGOs and 256 diplomatic missions, representations and delegations.

 >> Download Brochure


Meet our current Doctoral Fellows:

Dr Clarissa Rios Rojas
Developmental Molecular Biology scientist and Founder of the NGO Ekpa’palek
Mr Abdulla Ibrahim Erfan
PhD Candidate in International Relations, The Graduate Institute in Geneva (IHED)
Dr Fiifi Edu-Afful
Research Fellow and the Deputy Program Head of the Peace Support Operations Programme at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC)

Meet our Fellows


Any questions? Want to apply? Please contact:
+41 (0)22 730 96 94

Prof. Vitaly Naumkin

"It is important to come to Geneva, to be unbiased and to share views between experts on civil wars and conflicts."

Prof. Vitaly Naumkin, GCSP Associate Fellow