The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) is offering 54 fellowships (26 junior and 28 senior positions) in Humanities and Social sciences. EURIAS Fellowship Programme is available for worldwide scholars.
The main objective of the fellowship is to provide modern educational and research environments that will enable students and researchers to face current challenges and to focus on knowledge as a principle driving force for development.
The EURIAS Fellowship Programme is an initiative of NetIAS (Network of European Institutes for Advanced Study). NetIAS members share the objective of creating international and multidisciplinary learning communities. This openness and the freedom the fellows enjoy for their researches serve to promote scientific and intellectual exchanges.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing research programme.
Study Subject: EURIAS Fellowships are mainly offered in the fields of the humanities and social sciences but may also be granted to scholars in life and exact sciences; provided that their proposed research project does not require laboratory facilities and that it interfaces with humanities and social sciences.
Number of Awards: For the 2018-2019 academic year, EURIAS offers 54 fellowships (26 junior and 28 senior positions).
Scholarship Award: All IAS have agreed on common standards, including the provision of a living allowance (in the range of € 26,000 for a junior fellow and € 38,000 for a senior fellow), accommodation (or a mobility allowance), a research budget, plus coverage of travel expenses.
Scholarship can be taken in Aahrus, Denmark; Budapest, Hungary; Cambridge, United Kingdom; Lyon, France; Zürich, Switzerland; Freiburg, Germany; Delmenhorst, Germany; Helsinki, Finland; Marseille, France; Vienna, Austria; Paris, France; Jerusalem, Israel; Bologna, Italia; Madrid, Spain; Wassenaar, Netherlands; Uppsala, Sweden; Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Berlin, Germany
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this scholarship:
Degree: At the time of the application, researchers must be in possession of a doctoral degree plus 2 years of full-time research experience after the degree. Exception is made for Law scholars who are eligible with a Master +6 years of full-time research experience after the degree. (PhD training is not considered in the calculation of experience).
Mobility: Researchers from all countries are eligible to the programme. At the time of the application, researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc) in the country of the selected host institute for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the reference date -June 7th 2017 (short stays such as holidays and/or compulsory national service are not taken into account).
Disciplines: The programme is open to all disciplines in the fields of humanities and social sciences. It also welcomes applications from the arts, life and exact sciences provided that:
- the research project does not require any intensive laboratory work,
- the research project interfaces with humanities and social sciences,
- the applicant has a proven capacity to dialogue with other scientific disciplines,
- the candidate applies to an IAS that welcome scholars outside the humanities and social sciences.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to check the IAS’ websites to learn more about the scientific orientation of the Institutes and their potential opening to disciplines outside the humanities and social sciences.
Age: There is no age discrimination.
Administrative: Applicants must provide full application forms, curricula, PhD diploma, publications, two letters of recommendation for junior applicants, detailed research proposals. Incomplete applications are not considered.
Late applications are not considered (the online application platforms prevents applicants from submitting after the deadline)
Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: At the time of the application, researchers must be in possession of a doctoral degree plus 2 years of full-time research experience after the degree. Exception is made for Law scholars who are eligible with a Master +6 years of full-time research experience after the degree. (PhD training is not considered in the calculation of experience).
How to Apply: The mode of application is online.
Application Deadline: The Application deadline is June 7, 2017.