Humanity in Action Fellowships

Multiple Locations
Term: Summer

Educational program on discrimination and minority issues in Europe

Humanity in Action Fellowships brings together international groups of current college and university students and recent graduates to explore compelling, current issues of liberal democracy, pluralism, human rights and social justice within the specific historical and cultural contexts of each of the program sites. Intensive and demanding, the on-site programs are an educational space for transatlantic dialogue, reflection and informed action. Each program is interdisciplinary and features daily lectures and discussions with renowned academics, journalists, politicians, and activists, as well as site visits to government agencies, non-profit and community organizations, museums, and memorials.

Humanity in Action covers the costs of participation in the five-week program as well as accommodation. However, fellows are responsible for airfare to and from their program site. (Humanity in Action will cover this expense for fellows with documented need.)


Applicants must be a currently enrolled, full-time sophomores, juniors, or seniors (or recent graduates who have graduated within the last two years preceding the Fellowship) and speak English fluently (all programs are conducted in English)

Applicants may apply through only one of the recruiting locations: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Greece, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Ukraine or the United States. Eligibility may vary slightly from one office to another and further eligibility criteria is listed within each country’s specific apply page, but the aforementioned criteria are standard across all offices.

Fact Sheet

Arts and Architecture, Humanities, Social Sciences, STEM
Barnard College, Columbia Alumna/us, Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies, Fellowships, Junior, Not U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, Senior, Sophomore, U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident
Fellowship Type:
Experiential, Public Service
Multiple Locations

Dates & Deadlines

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, February 4, 2024
Application opens December 5th, 2022, Application due at 11:59pm