Research Papers Competition for Junior Scientists

Council of Young Scientists of the Faculty of Sociology (St. Petersburg State University) and Centre for German and European Studies (St. Petersburg State University—Bielefeld University), supported by DAAD, invite papers by junior researchers based in Europe in order to choose the winner getting the main prize:

a grant of up to 1275 EUR for a research trip to Russia.

Application deadline: 1st of September 2017.

MA students and Ph.D. candidates in social sciences or humanities working on an issue topical for Russia or comparing Russian and European cases, are eligible to apply with their working papers.

The final will take place in November 2017, in St. Petersburg. All the finalists will be invited to take part in a seminar on paper preparation and publication in international scientific journals.

Send your submission (including your academic cv and motivation letter) to: and until the 1st of September, 2017.

Full information about the Competition and requirements are here: