Open call – Proposals for Vucina Vasovic Award

Montenegrin Social Science Lab MSSLab provides infrastructural and financial support for one data collection project to be conducted in Montenegro. Eligible research projects include both qualitative and quantitative methodology including but not restricted to surveys, laboratory experiments, eye tracking experiments, focus groups and individual interviews. We invite applicants to submit their research proposals to the Vucina Vasovic Award with the overall goal of encouraging research-based approach in the social sciences.

Country Criteria: Montenegrin Social Science Lab MSSLab also invites applicants outside of Montenegro to apply, for any research project that could benefit from data collection within Montenegro.

Eligibility Criteria: Enrollment in a PhD programme

Proposals should contain:

  1. Declaration of interest
  2. Applicant CV
  3. Title page with proposal summary and contact information
  4. Research proposal (up to 3000 words) containing detailed description of the research method and expected outcomes
  5. Planed time-table for project implementation

Selected applicants may be invited for a short interview before reaching a decision.

Application deadline:  May 10th 2021

Proposals should be sent to with a designation in the Subject line „Application for Vucina Vasovic Award“.

Questions and inquiries should be adressed to


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