Visiting Scholars – Call for Fall, 2017

Global-MINDS welcomes inspiring and outstanding guest scholars who are interested in contributing to the Global-MINDS master programme and strengthening academic partnerships with the consortium.


Candidate profile

Global-MINDS welcomes scholars holding a PhD degree and with an expertise in Intercultural Communication to contribute to the course Intercultural Contact and Communication at ISCTE-IUL (Lisbon, Portugal) for a period of 3 weeks, from 13th November to 1st December 2017.

Scholars are selected on their academic merit (e.g. publications, research projects) and what they can bring to the joint Master’s programme. The Global-MINDS team at ISCTE-IUL may schedule an interview through video conferencing with the applicant.


Erasmus Mundus Scholar Scholarships

Guest scholars shall be awarded an Erasmus Mundus Scholar Mobility scholarship which includes:

  • a Weekly Stipend of 1.200€ (exempt from income tax)
  • a flat travel allowance of 500€ for EU residents and 1000€ for non-EU residents; and
  • either hotel housing organized by the host institution or a housing allowance of 500€ per week.


Scholar activities

Global-MINDS is offering a course on Intercultural Contact and Communication at ISCTE-IUL (Lisbon, Portugal) consisting of 24 contact hours. The guest scholar´s contribution will consist of teaching 12 contact hours of this course, plus associated activities, focusing on the topic Intercultural Communication.

The teaching activities include:

  • preparing and delivering teaching materials on intercultural communication (the exact topics can be discussed with the Global-MINDS coordinators);
  • collaborating, creating and correcting assignments and assessments during and/or after their visit;
  • contributing to the promotion and dissemination of Global-MINDS in their own institution and country of origin after their visiting scholar activities.



The application deadline is 10th July 2017.


Application form

Download here: GlobalMindsScholarApplication2017_Final

Please send the Scholar Application Form and all accompanying documents to no later than 10th July 2017.


For further enquiries please contact the Global-MINDS European Administrative Coordinator Dr. Elizabeth Collins,