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Max Planck Society Research Scholarships for Foreign Researchers in Germany, 2016

Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law is offering research scholarships for foreign researchers. These scholarships are typically granted for a period of between two and four months. Preference is given to those researchers whose work promotes and advances the goals of the research program and the research focuses of the Institute. The Max Planck Society will grant scholarships of various amounts in line with the academic qualifications of the applicant. The application deadline is 31st May, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Research projects at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law are carried out by the Department of Criminal Law, the Department of Criminology, or jointly by both departments. Of special interest to the Department of Criminal Law are research projects concerning comparative law, European criminal law, international criminal law, economic crime, terrorism, organized crime, and information law. Of interest to the Department of Criminology are topics covering criminal sanctions, dangerous offenders, empirical research on criminal procedure, organized crime, terrorism and domestic security, victimization, social change, changes in life circumstances, crime, and crime control.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for undertaking a research project.
Scholarship Provider: Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Germany
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility: The Max Planck Society offers foreign researchers the possibility of obtaining a scholarship. Preference is given to those researchers whose work promotes and advances the goals of the research program and the research focuses of the Institute.

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Scholarship Open for International Students: Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal LawForeign researchers can apply for these research scholarships.

Scholarship Description: To foster individual research projects, the Max Planck Society offers foreign researchers the possibility of obtaining a scholarship. These scholarships are typically granted for a period of between two and four months. Preference is given to those researchers whose work promotes and advances the goals of the research program and the research focuses of the Institute. Of special interest to the Department of Criminal Law are research projects concerning comparative law, European criminal law, international criminal law, economic crime, terrorism, organized crime, and information law. Of interest to the Department of Criminology are topics covering criminal sanctions, dangerous offenders, empirical research on criminal procedure, organized crime, terrorism and domestic security, victimization, social change, changes in life circumstances, crime, and crime control.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): These scholarships are typically granted for a period of between two and four months.

What does it cover? The Max Planck Society grants scholarships of various amounts in line with the academic qualifications of the applicant:
-Doctoral scholarships for foreign doctoral students provide 1,365 EUR per month (as of 12/2012; subject to change),
-Post-doctoral scholarships for foreign post-doctoral researchers provide 2,100 EUR per month (as of 12/2012; subject to change), and
-Research scholarships for foreign professors provide 2,300 EUR per month (as of 12/2012; subject to change).
Travel expenses to and from Freiburg are not covered by the scholarship. The Max Planck Institute does not, as a rule, reimburse for travel expenses. If travel expenses are particularly high, they recommend that the applicant seek assistance from appropriate international organizations.

Selection Criteria: Preference is given to those researchers whose work promotes and advances the goals of the research program and the research focuses of the Institute.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: To apply for a scholarship from the Max Planck Society, please fill out and submit the questionnaire, along with copies of the required documents specified therein. Applications can be made either to the Department of Criminal Law (Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Ulrich Sieber) or to the Department of Criminology (Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Hans-Jörg Albrecht). Please attach to your application copies of the following documents: Curriculum vitae, Publication list, Research plan, University transcript, Doctoral diploma, Marriage certificate (if applicable); Visum of husband or wife, Birth certificate of your child/ren, Residence permit and Proof of health insurance.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31st May, 2015.

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