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Post-Doctoral Scholarship 2024-2025

Congar School for Ecumenics

Sei un ricercatore appassionato alla ricerca di nuove prospettive accademiche nel campo dell’ecumenismo? La Congar School for Ecumenics presso l’Istituto di Studi Ecumenici dell’Angelicum ha appena lanciato il bando per le borse di studio per il programma di post-dottorato per l’anno accademico 2024-2025. La Congar School for Ecumenics è rinomata per la sua eccellenza accademica nel campo dell’ecumenismo e offre un ambiente di apprendimento stimolante e inclusivo. I nostri programmi di post-dottorato offrono l’opportunità di lavorare a stretto contatto con esperti del settore, partecipare a conferenze internazionali e contribuire attivamente alla ricerca accademica nel campo dell’ecumenismo.



Are you a passionate researcher seeking new academic perspectives in the field of ecumenism? The Congar School for Ecumenics, affiliated with the Institute of Ecumenical Studies at the Angelicum, has just launched the call for applications for post-doctoral scholarships for the academic year 2024-2025. The Congar School for Ecumenics is renowned for its academic excellence in the field of ecumenism, offering a stimulating and inclusive learning environment. Our post-doctoral programs provide the opportunity to work closely with industry experts, participate in international conferences, and actively contribute to academic research in the field of ecumenism.


General Information

  • The “Congar School for Ecumenics” is a Postdoctoral Research Programme for Advanced Studies in Ecumenism of the Institute for Ecumenical Studies of the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome (Angelicum).
  • The Programme offers scholarships to clerics, religious or laypeople from different Christian traditions who wish to deepen their research in ecumenism and synodality.
  • Candidates accepted into the Programme will be asked to relocate to Rome for one academic year (from October 2024 to June 2025).
  • Working languages: English-Italian.



  • The scholarship will cover academic fees for one year and provide a monthly stipend of approximately €1,200 to cover boarding, travel, insurance, and other expenses.
  • Upon the completion of the research Programme, the University will issue a certificate.


Academic schedule

  • Fellows will be asked to participate in:
    • A weekly two-hour meeting.
    • The “Ut Unum Sint” ongoing formation programme in ecumenism (8 monthly sessions on Fridays – including lectures, workshops and ecumenical visits).
    • Conferences organized or sponsored by the Institute for Ecumenical Studies.
  • At the end of the academic year, fellows will discuss the results of their research project, which, if accepted, will be published in the series Analecta Οecumenica of the Institute.
  • Fellows will also have the possibility to attend courses offered by the University.


Required Documentation

  • For admission to the scholarship Programme:
    • Curriculum vitae (including a PhD certificate).
    • Statement of Intent (300 words).
    • Description of the candidate’s scientific project on an ecumenical topic. Proposals related to the topic of synodality will be given particular consideration.
  • In order to enroll in the Postdoctoral Programme, candidates must have completed a Doctorate in Theology. However, candidates with a Licentiate in Theology (or equivalent title) and a PhD in another discipline may also be considered based on their academic, pastoral, and professional experience.
  • Ordinary requirements for admission to the Angelicum.