Award for the Promotion of International Cooperation in Central and Eastern European Studies

We are pleased to announce that the winner of the first award for the Promotion of International Cooperation in Central and Eastern European Studies will be announced at the 10th Congress next year. For details and information about how to apply for the award, please see:

ICCEES Young Scholar Award

Scholars presenting papers at the Congress who are carrying out research for a PhD, or who have been awarded a PhD in the past two years, may indicate that they are eligible and would like to be considered for this award by ticking a box, which will be made available on the website for registration for the Congress. Candidates for the award must then submit their papers for the Congress to the following email address no later than 1st July 2020:

Travel Funding for Scholars from Ukraine

UPDATE: The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies will be providing a limited number of travel grants to scholars in Ukraine who will be presenting papers at ICCEES 2020. CIUS plans to open a competition early in the new year. Potential applicants should monitor the grants and awards portal on the CIUS website for additional details starting in the fall:

The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies has confirmed its intent to provide funding for scholars traveling from Ukraine to attend the World Congress 2020 in Montreal. All Ukrainian citizens who have been accepted to the Congress are asked to provide confirmation of their acceptance to the Congress and a detailed budget, as well as a cover letter, CV, and two letters of reference to
The deadline is March 1, 2020.

Funding Opportunity - Montreal Students

Concordia University's Dean of Arts and Science is delighted to announce that his office will provide $4000 CAD in funding to assist students from the four Montreal universities who wish to present their work at ICCEES 2020. The funds will create 16 awards of $250 CAD each. More information will be available once the Congress registration opens.

ASEEES Travel Grant for the 2020 World Congress

ASEEES is able to offer a limited number of grants to subsidize travel costs for ASEEES members to present their papers at the 2020 ICCEES World Congress in Montréal, Canada. Applications will be judged on intellectual merit of the paper topic with a broader view to disciplinary and regional balances. Where possible, priority will be given to applicants who would be first-time ASEEES travel grant recipients or junior scholars whose institutions offer limited funding. The deadline to apply has been extended until January 24, 2020.


Please see the ASEEES website for more details:

For Ph.D. Students attending World Congress 2020 in Montreal

At its May 23, 2019 meeting in Montreal, the Executive Committee of ICCEES allocated $45,000 (CAD) to cut registration fees by $250 (CAD) for students completing their Ph.D. or within two years after completion, and who are based outside of North America.

ICCEES hopes that this example will inspire sponsors and donors to contribute generously to reduce travel and accommodation costs for scholars who need assistance in order to attend the Congress.

Andrii Krawchuk, Co-Chair, Organizing Committee and Vice-President, ICCEES

Funding Opportunity for Canadian Graduate Students

The Canadian Association of Slavists is delighted to announce that it will provide $6000 in funding assistance to Canadian graduate students whose proposals are accepted for the 10th ICCEES World Congress. The monies will reduce the registration fees to $50 CDN for 24 students. Both MA and PhD students are eligible for the awards.

L’Association canadienne des slavistes a le plaisir d’annoncer qu’elle offrira 6000$ en subventions aux étudiants diplômés canadiens dont les communications seront acceptées pour le 10e Congrès mondial de l’ICCEES. Les frais d’inscription de 24 étudiants seront réduits à 50$ CA. Ces subventions sont disponibles aux étudiants du 2e et 3e cycle.