Leuven Institute for Advanced Study – KU Leuven (Belgium)

Junior fellowships, November 2023 on ‘Principles for a balanced Pension reform’

Travel and hotel costs are covered up to €1,000

Call for junior fellows 

Leuven Institute for Advanced Study (LIAS) invites applications for visiting junior fellows within the project ‘Principles for a balanced pension reform’ (13 November-3 December 2023). 

The fellowships are intended for advanced Ph.D. students, postdocs or junior faculty members (tenure track) from Una EuropaUniversities. 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 so the informal contacts can be enhanced at coffee and lunch breaks. Within the LIAS project the following issues will be highlighted during the stay of the senior fellows:

– Balance between insurance and poverty reduction

– Flexible retirement options starting from a fixed retirement age

– Intergenerational sustainability of future pension expenditure 

– Impact of new family structures 

– Ideal proportion of repartition and capitalisation

– Labour form neutrality of pension systems

Read about LIAS ‘Principles for a balanced pension reform’ on our website

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

To apply, please send your application to no later than 6 October 2023. The applications will be reviewed shortly after this date and we will notify you about our decision by14 October 2023. 

Your application should contain: 

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