Research Fellowships at Leibniz Institute of European History

Deadline: 1 August 2014
Open to: graduates in history, theology or another historical subject with a good command of German
Scholarship: monthly stipend of EUR 1,200

Description

The Leibniz-Institute of European History (IEG) is offering research fellowships in history, theology and other historical subjects. These fellowships are awarded for PhD students to pursue their individual research projects up to 12 months and for a research stay in Mainz from January 2015 or later for at least 6 months. Applicants of any national background can apply for these fellowships. Applicants should not have pursued their PhD-work for more than three years when taking up the fellowship and should have a sufficient command of German so as to participate in discussions at the Institute.

The IEG awards research fellowships for international junior scientist in history, theology and other historical subjects. The IEG promotes research on the historical foundations of Europe from the early modern period to contemporary history, particularly their religious, political and social dimensions. Projects dealing with European communication and transfer processes as well as projects focusing on questions related to theology, church history and intellectual history are particularly welcome.

Eligibility

Applications are invited from doctoral candidates from any country. They must have a sufficient command of German to participate in discussions at the Institute and have a first degree in history, theology or another historical subject. They should not have pursued their PhD-work for more than 3 years when taking up the fellowship. PhD-theses continue to be supervised and are completed under the auspices of the fellows’ home universities.

Scholarship

The monthly stipend is EUR 1,200.

Application

The application deadline is August 1, 2014. Interested candidates must send their application via e-mail to the Institute for European History which electronic address is: [email protected] Please attach the following documents:

  • CV;
  • Brief description of the PhD-thesis;
  • Working plan and schedule;
  • List of publications;
  • Name and contact details of an external academic;
  • Expert not affiliated to the applicant’s institution.

For further information, please see the official call.

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