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On Thursday, 22 October, from 18:00-19:00 CET an information session on the Alfa Fellowship Program to Russia will take place in Berlin. This session offers a chance to learn more about the program and the application process. Please RSVP no later than EOD on October 21!
The Alfa Fellowship Program is a high-level professional development exchange program placing up to 18 American, British, and German citizens per year in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, public policy, and related areas. Key goals of the Alfa Fellowship Program are expanding networks of American, British, German, and Russian professionals, developing greater intercultural understanding, and advancing U.S.-Russian, U.K.-Russian, and German-Russian relations.
The program includes language training, seminar programs, and extended professional experience. Fellows receive travel, free housing, a monthly stipend, and insurance. Russian language proficiency is preferred, though not required, at the time of application. The application deadline for the 2016-2017 Alfa Fellowship Program is 1 December 2015.