International Research Fellowships at Humboldt University in Germany, 2014/15

The International Research Center “Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History” at Humboldt University in Berlin is inviting applications for 10 to 15 international fellowships for one academic year from 1 October 2014 to 31 July 2015. Fellowships are awarded for senior scholars and postdoctoral candidates to work at the research center in Berlin. The application deadline is 31 August 2013.

Study Subject(s): University would like the proposed projects to employ a historical and transregional perspective. Also, please do not only focus on work /labour, but also on life course. Possible topic areas are, among others, the household, loss of work, the relationship between work and non-work, as well as free and unfree labour. We welcome proposals about all regions of the world and especially those that look at comparisons, conflicts, relations between different regions. A global history perspective is not required; keeping an open mind to such ideas, however, is highly desirable
Course Level: Fellowships are awarded for senior scholars and postdoctoral candidates to pursue research program.
Scholarship Provider: The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility: University welcome candidates especially from the disciplines of history, anthropology, law, sociology, political science, and area studies. Applicants should be at the postdoctoral level or senior scholars

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: International applicants can apply.

Scholarship Description: The International Research Center “Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History” at Humboldt University in Berlin, funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) invites scholars to apply for 10 to 15 international research fellowships (senior scholars and postdoctoral candidates) for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Number of award(s): 10 to 15 international research fellowships are offered.

Duration of award(s): The Fellowships are awarded for one academic year. The fellowships will begin on 1 October 2014 and end on 31 July 2015. Shorter fellowship terms will be possible.

What does it cover? Fellows will receive a monthly stipend, which can be individually negotiated, and are obliged to work at the research center in Berlin. A fully equipped office will be provided as well as organizational help for visa, housing, etc. During the fellowship, university also encourage fellows to introduce their work to wider audiences within Berlin’s scientific community.

Notification: The results of the selection process will be given a few months later in November and December, is known.

How to Apply: Please use the electronic form on our website. You will be asked to provide information regarding your biography, the research project. You intend to work on during your fellowship as well as details on your current research. Post-docs should provide the names of two referees in addition to that.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications are due in Berlin on 31 August 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Read more: International Fellowships for Research Program in Germany, 2014/15 : 2013 2014 Scholarship Positions