UNU-WIDER Visiting Scholars Programme 2022/2023 (stipend of EUR 3,000)

Deadline: 30th of September, 2022

Qualified academics have the chance to conduct development- and/or economic-related research and take part in UNU-WIDER activities through the Visiting Scholars Program.


  • UNU-WIDER provides medical insurance (for medical and hospital services resulting from sickness and accident during your stay at UNU-WIDER).
  • A monthly stipend of EUR 3,000 as a contribution towards travel, visa, accommodation and other out-of-pocket expenses.
  • Visiting scholars may apply for a supplementary grant to cover high travel costs (incl. visa) if they exceed EUR 1,200 (lowest economy class fare). The programme does not cover expenses related to dependents.


  • Applicants should have a PhD degree in economics or a development-related discipline. A good publication record is an added advantage.
  • Applications from suitably qualified early career, female, and developing country researchers are particularly encouraged.

They prefer applicants whose research overlaps with UNU-WIDER current research programme, but they remain open to proposals on all aspects of development.


UNU-WIDER only receives online applications for the Visiting Scholars Programme once each year. The deadline for submission of applications is 30 September 23:59 UTC+3.

Email of the final decision will inform selected applicants within four weeks of the closing deadline. The selected applicants must confirm their decision to take up UNU-WIDER’s offer two weeks after being contacted.

Click here to apply

Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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