Geographies of the Refugee Camps in the Balkan Region

Geographies of the Refugee Camps in the Balkan Region

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Opening Date

25 Mar 2019 12am AEDT 

Closing Date

30 Apr 2019 11pm AEST 

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The project will investigate the relationship between refugee camps and the geographies they produce at all scales in the Balkan region. In particular, the project will focus on the Western Balkan refugee route in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina

Applicants should be qualified in political geography or a closely related field.

If you are applying for this PhD and scholarship allocation, please notify as soon as you submit your application.


This scholarship is available to eligible international or domestic candidates to undertake a direct entry 3-year PhD program.

The allocation of a MRes Year 2 + PhD (4 years total) scholarship for suitably qualified candidates will be considered. Please note that applicants who are required to complete MRes Year 2 prior to the PhD will need to commence in Session 1 from 1 January 2020.

Candidates must meet Macquarie University's entrance requirements for the PhD program.

To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants are expected to have a record of excellent academic performance and preferably, additional relevant research experience and/or peer-reviewed research activity in line with the University’s scholarship rating guidelines. Refer to the Rating Scholarship Applicants section for more information about these guidelines.

Scholarship Components

The scholarship is comprised of a Tuition Fee Offset and a Living Allowance Stipend. The value and tenure of the Stipend component of the scholarship is at the full-time stipend rate of $27,596 per annum (2019 rate), tax exempt for up to 3 years and indexed annually.

Contact Details

Name: Professor Claudio Minca

How to Apply

For information on how to apply, select the "How to Apply" button below.

Please note, at the start of your application you should select the scholarship type of "HDR Strategic and Project Specific".

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