American University of Beirut

Application Process for Affiliate Scholars


Visiting Scholar​s' Candidates must submit the following:

  1. A cover letter which describes the work that will be undertaken during their tenure at IFI and identifying the research program they would be working with;
  2. An updated CV which includes a list of publications;
  3. A research proposal relevant to public policy in the MENA region and/or program areas of the institute and;
  4. A letter of recommendation from your current/previous employer or advisor.

All institute affiliates will receive a university ID card and have access to the AUB libraries and other university resources.

Application material for Visiting Scholars should be sent to

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