Selection of fellows

The selection of the fellows is based on the following criteria:

  1. The candidate has to have at least one university degree.
  2. The candidate has to have at least two years of experience in the field of specialization that he/she will pursue at UNU-FTP.
  3. The candidate has to be able to communicate in English (speak, read and write) since the working language in the UNU-FTP is English.
  4. The institute/organization has to propose the candidate for the UNU-FTP. The training of the fellows is considered a contribution to the capacity building of the institute/organization.
  5. The fellows are selected through an extensive personal interview, preferably at their work place, where he/she needs to be able to:
    a) prove their ability to communicate in English
    explain their work and the role at the institute
    c) discuss and identify current problems in the fisheries sector
    , and its development priorities
    d) display in-depth understanding of their professional work and how it relates to the fisheries sector.