Scholarship Programme of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Freedom, justice and solidarity are the basic principles underlying the work of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS). The KAS is a political foundation, closely associated with values of Christian Democratic Politics. As co-founder of the CDU (Christian Democratic Union) and the first Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Konrad Adenauer (1876-1967), united Christian-social, conservative and liberal traditions.

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is committed to fostering democracy and the rule of law, to implementing social and market-economic structures and to promoting human rights. With its worldwide networks to the political and social elites and with its long-term partner structures, it participates in shaping policy in developing and emerging countries. By training and educating young professionals, the KAS promotes the developing process in social groups and political parties. The Foundation fosters decentralization processes based on the values of freedom, solidarity and justice by facilitating projects for public institutions in order to enhance their technical and administrative performance. The KAS works in accordance to its Christian responsibility. Its charter stipulates the task to elaborate the groundwork for the political working by means of research and consultancy. This is more than just giving advice on actual political questions. It means to research on the implications of modern democracies in nowadays time of media which includes preparing reforms by political education and to evolve to a foresighted policy which helps avoiding crisis beforehand.

Currently the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung holds nearly 80 foreign offices and projects in over 100 countries, virtually worldwide. That is why the foundation had built an international consulting network.

Scholarships: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung awards scholarships to students and graduates of exceptional academic achievement and outstanding political or social commitment. The scholarship programme is looking for talented, politically interested and socially active students, receptive towards Christian Democratic values. To identify talented people, to sponsor them, and to prepare them for assuming responsibility in politics and business, in science and the media, in culture and civil organizations – these are the goals of the KAS scholarship programme. Members of tomorrow’s elite should not only be better than average in their own chosen field of action, they should also be highly competent in social and political issues. Moreover our KAS alumnis form a network and are keeping in touch with each other and with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. They are organized in alumni groups that meet regularly and discuss current political issues in Kosovo among themselves or with interesting dialogue partners. The KAS scholarship contains a monthly financial support of 100 euro’s and the opportunity to participate in different trainings and seminars organized by KAS office in Kosovo and from our partners in the region.

The applicant should fulfill the following criteria:

• to study on a BACHELOR (LAST YEAR OF STUDIES) or MASTER Programme at one of the state accredited universities in the Republic of Kosovo;

• to have excellent results during the studies;

• to have a knowledge of minimum one foreign language (ENGLISH/GERMAN);

• to be active in the social and political life of the country;

• determination to influence positively the future political, economic, educational or social developments in the Republic Kosovo;

• potential to reach the highest position in the chosen career;

The next deadline for application is 11.04.2018 till 16:00 o’clock.

Initial selection will be carried out on the basis of the written application only. Only selected applicants will be invited to an interview at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung office in Prishtina.

The application can be found at the link on the right corner of this page (Application form for scholarship)while the other needed documents can be found on the last page of the application.

Applications should be carried out personally to:

Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Kosovo Office

Boulevard Mother Theresa 27/3-6;

10000 Prishtina, Republic of Kosovo

NOTICE: We will not be able to accept any application received after the deadline. for further information you can also write emails at [email protected] and call in our phone numbers: – +383(0) 38 229 874, 044 946 827, 044 399 799

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