World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies

Barcelona, July 19th – 24th 2010

Congress Financial Assistance Program WOCMES Barcelona 2010


WOCMES Barcelona 2010 is strongly committed to achieving the broadest possible participation. The organizers recognize that meeting the costs of attending the congress may be especially difficult for colleagues from some countries. A congress Financial Assistance Program (FAP) will be set up to deal with special cases of hardship.

This program will offer scholarship/travel grants to cover the registration fee, traveling costs, and accommodation — either in full or in part.

Anyone wishing to apply should include:

1. An abstract submission.

2. A brief curriculum vitae highlighting the experience and knowledge gained on the theme of the proposal.

3. A letter from the head of their institution stating that the applicant has no other internal or external resources to cover the cost or part of the costs of taking part in the congress.

The application form can be obtained below.

Please note that only WOCMES Barcelona 2010 FAP application form, correctly and completely filled will be accepted and considered.

All applicants for the Financial Assistance Program are hereby called to submit their applications by February 1st 2010.

Selections will be made in May 15th, applicants will be subsequently informed.

If you have any questions regarding the assistance program, do not hesitate to contact us at