Deadline: 1 February 2019
Open to: postdoctorate candidates
Benefits: EUR 2400 monthly stipend


The WZB Berlin Social Science Center (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung) invites applications for the A.SK Post-doctoral Fellowships 2019.

The fellowships support research on public policy with a focus on economic and governmental reforms. 3 Fellowships will be awarded for the duration of up to 12 months and can be taken up in 2019 or 2020.

The post-doctoral fellowships are part of the A.SK Academic Prize program which also includes the A.SK Social Science Award awarded bi-annually to outstanding research on social and governmental reform. The prizes are named after their sponsors Angela and Shu Kai Chan.


International applicants are very welcome to apply. Fellowships may be non-resident or combined with an affiliation at the WZB. Any residency at the WZB needs to be cleared with the intended host research unit at the WZB. Please attach a corresponding letter of invitation to your application.


Monthly EUR 2400 stipend for up to 12 months.

How to apply?

Please submit applications to the WZB (including a cover letter, a CV, a copy of your PhD certificate or suitable alternative proof of having completed your PhD, a list of your publications and unpublished papers) by February 1, 2019, along with two letters of recommendation (to be sent separately by your referees). Applications should also include a work plan of one page outlining the schedule of the research project to be conducted by means of the A.SK fellowship. The applications should be written in English and be sent to [email protected] (max 4 MB).

For further information, please visit the official webpage.