Fellowships on Eastern European History, Germany

Deadline: 28 February 2013
Open to: noted and established scholars in the history of Eastern Europe or neighboring disciplines
Fellowship: € 3.500 – € 5.300 per month


For 2013/ 14, Fellowships are available for a period up to twelve months commencing in October 2013. Applications are invited from noted and established scholars in the history of Eastern Europe or neighboring disciplines with a clear preference for projects focusing on East Central and South Eastern Europe. Additional Junior Fellowships will be advertised in due course.

Fellows are expected to conduct a larger scholarly project corresponding to the research profile of the Kolleg. Fellows are expected to work at the Imre Kertész Kolleg and to reside in Jena.

Stipends range from € 3.500 to € 5.300 per month according to the academic position at the home institution.


  • Applicants must hold a PhD (Applicants for Junior Fellowships must have submitted their doctoral thesis)
  • Applicants should propose a research project within the thematic range of the Imre Kertész Kolleg (Focus on the 20th Century and on Central and Eastern Europe and South Eastern Europe)
  • Applications from neighboring disciplines are encouraged.


Application must be received no later than 28th February, 2013, and should be sent electronically and in writing to the directors of the Kolleg:

Prof. Dr. Włodzimierz Borodziej
Prof. Dr. Joachim v. Puttkamer
Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena
Am Planetarium 7
07743 Jena
Mail: [email protected]

Applications must include:

  • curriculum vitae
  • list of publications
  • project proposal in English (not exceeding 5 pages) that covers:
    • Central questions and methodological approach
    • Relevance in view of state of research
    • Place within the research program of the Kolleg
    • Pre-studies realised so far
    • Work schedule for stay in Jena
    • Planned form of publication (article, monograph etc.)
  • a statement on the relevance of the research project to the Kolleg’s research profile (not exceeding 2 pages)

Receipt of electronic application is sufficient for meeting the deadline.

Informal inquiries may be addressed to the Managing Director of the Kolleg, Dr. Raphael Utz, on [email protected] or +49-3641-944073.

For further information, please review the Notes for Applicants HERE and see the official website HERE.

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