Call for applications: Chicago Forum on Global Cities

Research students are invited to apply: Global Student Delegation to Chicago, June 5-7, 2019


TAU City Center invites research students: 

Apply and join the Global Student Delegation to Chicago Forum on Global Cities 

Chicago, June 5-7, 2019


The Forum will convene a diverse set of leaders to discuss the rising influence of global cities and their capacity to solve many of the world’s challenges.


Pritzker Forum on Global Cities
Tel Aviv University is invited to nominate one extraordinary graduate student to participate in the Pritzker Forum on Global Cities Global Student Delegation, taking place in Chicago on June 5-7, 2019.

The Pritzker Forum on Global Cities, hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Financial Times, will once again raise provocative questions about the rising influence of global cities and their capacity to solve pressing global challenges.


Global Student Delegation

The Global Student Delegation is comprised of approximately 30 students nominated by the world’s leading research universities and provides an opportunity for promising students to engage in discussions and interact with business and policy leaders, civil society, and cultural stakeholders shaping today’s global cities.

This group of students will have access to all forum events as well as pre-forum activities organized exclusively for them. 

Last year, Guy Shani from TAU joined the Global Student Delegation ( 

The Chicago Council will waive the registration fee as well as cover a three night’s stay (June 4, 5, and 6) at a hotel in Chicago and all local costs including ground transportation, conference meals, and activities for the student delegate.

Tel Aviv University will cover the international airfare.


Important information for TAU candidates:


Candidates should have the following profile: 

• Demonstrated commitment to the planning, success, and challenges of global cities 
• Currently enrolled in a master’s or PhD program at your institution 
• Studying in relevant area (international affairs, economics, public policy, or urban planning) 
• Between the ages of 22-35 years old 
• Fluent in English

The TAU nominee will complete the application at no later than Friday, March 8, 2019. 




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