The next Osijek Doctoral Colloquium will take place from June 26 to July 31, 2021.

ODC Summer 2021 Cohort Locations:

Osijek, Croatia
Available weeks 1-5 (June 26-July 31)
Coordinator: Anne-Marie Kool

Almaty, Kazakhstan
June 26-July 10
Coordinator: Peter Penner

Chișinău, Moldova
June 26-July 10
Coordinator: Dimitru Sevastian

Saint Petersburg, Russia
June 26-July 10
Coordinator: Valeriy Alikin

Lviv, Ukraine / or online
June 26-July 17
Coordinator: Roman Soloviy

Available weeks 1-5 (June 26-July 31)
Coordinator: Anne-Marie Kool

Each doctoral participant is expected to spend 6-8 hours per day in the study of their selected topic. In addition to your directed study with a mentor, there will be daily group meetings each morning.

You should be prepared to present not only your research topic, but also a 30-minute personal testimony and outline of your ministry at home. These brief presentations will encourage us to pray for each other.

We plan to have different events together too, such as an opening and/or closing dinner which may be a wonderful opportunity for you to present music, dance, poetry, or stories from your home culture as part of the entertainment.

On the registration form you can mark which location (s) you plan to attend or whether you would like to join online.
Again, please do not hesitate to write to our program coordinator, Taylor Denyer ( with any questions.

Please read the following information carefully. Communication is an important component of your participation in the Doctoral Colloquium.

We will do everything possible to facilitate your time here as you communicate your questions, needs, and information to us.

Please download the Academic Recommendation here. (Required password: recommendation)

Please download the Pastoral Recommendation here. (Required password: recommendation)

Summer ODC June 26-July 31, 2021

Registration Fee:

Non-refundable registration fee of EUR 50 to be paid by 15th June 2021 (please add name participant+ODCSummer2021).

Summer ODC Participation Fee:

As the costs per person per week are more than 500 euro (food, accommodation, facilities, resources, mentoring), we expect each participant also to cover approximately 10% of these costs.

Each on-site participant is required to contribute EUR 50 per week.

Each online participant is required to contribute EUR 35 per week.


Payment can be made before (bank transfer, with name participant + ODCSummer2021 or ODCSpring2021) or during the colloquium (cash or by bank transfer).

Only in exceptional cases will a 100% scholarship will be granted, and should be requested in advance, in the registration form.

Participants also have to cover the costs related to obtaining their visas, and their own travel. Exceptions do apply.

CEEAMS Bank account:

in name of:  Közép és Kelet-Európai Missziói Tanulmányi Egyesület

Central and European Association for Mission Studies

Account number:  IBAN: HU16-1030-0002-1065-5192-4882-0016


Bank name: MKB Bank Zrt., Váci utca 38., 1056 Budapest

Pay registration fee for ODC 2021 Summer
Your name+ODCSummer2021:

If you are admitted to the Summer 2021 ODC program and plan to be physically present in Osijek, do request an official invitation letter to be used in obtaining your visa.

When you plan to travel through Budapest, you’ll need a double entry Schengen visa. Let us know at which consulate or embassy you plan to hand in your visa application, so that we can contact the respective officers in time. Do allow for this procedure at least two months!

The Osijek Doctoral Colloquium Scholarship covers up to accommodation in a shared (two-persons) bedroom, including meals, and coffee break drinks and snack for the duration of the 2-5-week program. It does not include visa or health insurance costs for the duration of the program or travel costs, which are expected to be covered by the participant fully (exceptions do exist).

Also, it does not cover personal expenses such as telephone calls, laundry costs, and personal items while at Osijek and personal expenses incurred prior to departure for Osijek. It does not cover the cost of shipping personal items home that you have acquired during your time at Osijek. Spouses cannot be accommodated by the ODC participant unless the spouse has also applied and been accepted to the program. The program does not accept children.

In the application form you can apply for up to 90% of the program costs. As the costs per person per week are more than 500 euro, we expect each participant on-site to contribute to 10% of the costs of accommodation and food, thus an amount of 50 euro per person per week. Each participant on-line is required to be prepared to pay an amount of 35 euro per person per week (for the costs for food and accommodation are not applicable).

Only in exceptional cases a 100% scholarship will be granted, under the prerequisite this is requested in advance.

For more information and questions contact:

Taylor Denyer, ODC Program Coordinator.