The UNESCO Poland Fellowship was established to promote human resource capacities in developing countries and enhance international understanding and friendship among nations.

The program is a 6-month internship program that offers selected beneficiaries living expenses, accommodation, free tuition, and access to the university facilities.

The UNESCO Poland Fellowship will last for 6 months and take place at the AGH University of Krakow, UNESCO AGH Chair (A. Mickiewicza Ave 30, PL 30-059 Krakow, Poland).


To be considered for the UNESCO Poland Internship 2024, you must satisfy the following requirements:

  •  Applicants must hold the Bachelor’s or M.Sc. degrees.
  • Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
  • Candidates should have a Bachelor of Eng (B.Eng) or a Master of Engineering (M.Eng) degree,
  • Candidates applying for Archeology Fellowship must hold a B.A. or M.A. degree, preferably in the area of Archaeology or Conservation;
  • Be proficient in reading and writing in English;
  • No more than 40 years old.

Duration and Reward

Award offered by Polish Authorities:

  • Free tuition and access to the university facilities
  • Accommodation at the AGH UST Student Campus in Kraków
  • Monthly allowance of 2200 PLN

Facilities offered by UNESCO:

  • International travel expenses from the beneficiary’s country to and from Poland;
  • Health insurance
  • One-time special pocket allowance of US$120

Required Documents for Duration and Reward

You will be required to submit the following documents while applying for the UNESCO Poland Fellowship;

  1. UNESCO fellowships application form: all 4 pages of the form should be duly completed in English using capital letter 
  2. A copy of the identity photo of the applicant;
  3. Certified copies (in English) of Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree obtained
  4. UNESCO certificate of language knowledge
  5. Two letters of recommendation from someone related your work 

Method of Application

To apply for the UNESCO Poland Fellowship, interested and qualified applicants should follow the procedures below;

  • Click on the button below to visit the fellowship webpage
  • Ensure to read and understand the requirements for eligible candidatures and the procedures for application submission.
  • Contact the National Commission for UNESCO of your country to enquire the application procedures at national level. 
  • Prepare your application, including the supporting documents
  • Submit your application with all the supporting documents mentioned above to the National Commission for UNESCO of your country.
  • As soon as you are informed by the National Commission for UNESCO of your country that you are endorsed and nominated as a candidate for the programme, submit your application by email to (for archeology applicants) or engineering applicants)
  • Then complete and submit the online information sheet.

Click Here to Apply for Engineering Fellowship

Click Here to Apply for Archeology Fellowship

Application Deadline: May 10, 2024.