Visiting Scholars Program:

AREU encourages a culture of research and scholarship as it opens its doors to Afghanistan experts and scholars who are in the process of conducting their independent research.

Through the Visiting Scholars Program (VSP) AREU offers opportunity for  university professors, post-graduate students (Masters and PhD) and independent researchers whose research projects is relevant to any of AREU’s thematic areas:

  • Natural Resource Management
  • Governance and Political Economy
  • Gender
  • Constitutional Law
  • Social Protection and Livelihoods

Recipients of VSP will be provided with an office for maximum of 3 months at AREU premises. They can use the organisation’s facilities, such as, the library, and internet facility during office hours. Further, AREU will support in facilitating their meetings in Afghanistan.

In return, VSP recipients will be expected to support AREU in its research work and contribute to AREU’s publications, blogs and other areas based on their subject expertise.

The deadline for application are biannual:  May 15th, 2019 and September 15th, 2019.

Interested experts and scholars can submit the following:

i.)  Curriculum Vitae

ii.)  Project outline which you will be working

iii.)  List of your publications

iv.)  Cover letter

Send to:  with a subject line: Visiting Scholars Program