The Yehuda Elkana Fellowship Endowment Fund was established to provide support for outstanding young scholars pursuing a doctoral degree with a specialization in higher education policy at CEU. The Fellowship fully sustains the students during their graduate work at CEU, including their research, allowing them to concentrate entirely upon their studies.
The Elkana Center supports the work of the PhD Fellows by organizing academic events, inviting guest speakers, providing additional opportunities for professional networking (conference attendance), offering help with academic publication process.
Yehuda Elkana Fellows:
Norbert Sabic Dissertation topic: Diversification of higher education in Europe. A policy narrative that legitimizes resource concentration
Simona Torotcoi Dissertation topic: The Implementation of The Bologna Process: Between Intergovernmental Commitments and Institutional Reality
Adrienn Nyircsak Dissertation topic: Reflexivity in European Higher Education Governance
Elizaveta Potapova Preliminary dissertation topic: Academic freedom in Russia: proclamation and manifestation
Gunsyma Shaydorova Preliminary dissertation topic: Internationalization of Russian higher education: from periphery to core? Governmental initiatives and institutional practice
Maryna Lakhno Dissertation topic: Universities: Local Agents of Global Changes. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a Policy Framework for Higher Education
Omar Abozeid Preliminary dissertation topic: The Effect of Cognitive Skills on Post-University Employment Outcomes