The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme 2018/19
The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 19 participating Institutes:
Aarhus, Amsterdam, Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Edinburgh, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Madrid, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Warsaw, Zürich. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.
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. The diversity of the 19 participating IAS offers a wide range of possible research contexts in Europe for worldwide scholars. Applicants may select up to three IAS outside their country of nationality or residence as possible host institutions.
The Programme welcomes applications worldwide from promising young scholars (postdoc) as well as from leading senior researchers. The EURIAS selection process has proven to be highly competitive. In order to match the Programme standards, applicants have to submit a solid and innovative research proposal, to demonstrate the ability to forge beyond disciplinary specialisation, to show an international commitment as well as quality publications in high-impact venues. The EURIAS Consortium welcomes applications from scholars at risk.
- 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);
- 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 8th 2016 (short stays such as holidays and/or compulsory national service are not taken into account)l
- 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. There is no age limit for applying to EURIAS Fellowship Programme. For more details in the eligibility requirements please direct HERE.
All IAS have agreed on common standards, including the provision of a living allowance (in the range of EUR 26,000 for a junior fellow and EUR 38,000 for a senior fellow), accommodation (or a mobility allowance), a research budget, plus coverage of travel expenses.
For the 2018-2019 academic year, EURIAS offers 54 fellowships (26 junior and 28 senior positions). Please check Available fellowship positions.
The selection of applicants who are eligible for a fellowship is competitive, merit-based and conducted through an internationally independent and recognized peer review process. It meets the highly demanding excellence standards of the participating Institutes for Advanced Study.
EURIAS fellowship applicants have to submit (in English exclusively):
- The completed EURIAS application form;
- A curriculum vitae comprising a list of publications (maximun 10 pages);
- A detailed research proposal (maximun 5 pages / 10,000 signs -spaces not includedand a bibliography – maximun 1 additional page);
- For candidates applying for junior fellowships, two letters of recommendation (letters of recommendation are optional for senior applicants) ;
- Publications in a pdf format (2 for juniors, 5 for seniors) -in case publications are in another language than English, an English-written abstract is requested;
- Copy of the PhD diploma in a pdf format -if the writing system/scrip used in the diploma is not Latin (but, for example, Cyrillic, Chinese, Arabic or some other), a Latin script university certificate or official translation is requested.
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