Call for junior fellows LIAS from UNA Europa Institutions
Leuven Institute for Advanced Study (LIAS) invites applications for visiting junior fellows within the project ‘Media and Artificial Intelligence’ (25 November-7 December 2022).
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The fellowships are intended for advanced Ph.D. students, postdocs or junior faculty members (tenure track) of Una Europa Universities. Applicants will be able to participate in expert workshops, discussions and lectures as well as actively engage with the LIAS community. During their stay, all fellows will have an office at Holland College in order to enhance the informal contacts at coffee and lunch breaks. Within the LIAS project three focus-themes are highlighted during the stay of the senior fellows:

  • Journalism and reporting
  • Artificial intelligence and media
  • (European) regulation and policy framework

Read all about LIAS ‘Media and Artificial intelligence’ here.

LIAS covers all travel and hotel costs for junior fellows for a stay of up to 14 days in Leuven with a maximum amount of €1,000 for the total stay.

To apply, please send your application to no later than 1 October 2022. The applications will be reviewed shortly after this date and you will be notified of our decision by 15 October 2022.
Your application should contain:

  • a short motivation (max 1 page), explaining how this LIAS project relates with your research and stating your preferred period of visit
  • a short academic CV

For more information, please contact


For complex challenges an interdisciplinary synthesis can be more important and more relevant than technical and disciplinary expertise. Global problems require an international synthesis.

Joost Van Meerbeeck

Co-Chair LIAS/LIAS Foundation