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Institut des Hautes Études de l'Amérique Latine, France

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Oct 02, 2020 11:29 AM

Deadline: November 15, 2020

The IHEAL (Institut des Hautes Études de l'Amérique Latine), University of Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, is pleased to announce the opening of the call for applications for its 2021-2022 invited scholars fellowship and researchers program. Applications canbe submitted until November 15.Information about the program and all requirements for the application can be found here.

Technische Universität München, Germany

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Sep 25, 2020 10:18 AM

Deadline: October 27, 2020

The TUM Institute for Advanced Study (TUM-IAS) invites applications for Fellowships in the following categories of its Fellowship program:

  • Anna Boyksen Fellowships for outstanding scientists from outside TUM who intend to explore gender- and diversity-relevant themes in the context of the TUM subject portfolio (more information).
  • Hans Fischer Fellowships for outstanding early-career scientists from outside TUM (more information).
  • Hans Fischer Senior Fellowships for renowned international scientists from outside TUM (more information).
  • Rudolf Diesel Industry Fellowship for a highly qualified researcher from industry (more information).

Further information on the conditions and the selection process is available in the attachments and here. Applications are to be submitted online (link to the application forms).

To scientists and TUM professors considering a future collaboration, the Institute would also like to point out the TUM Global Visiting Professor Program (more information) for short-term visits of up to three months. During this initial shorter visit, prospective collaborators can explore the possibility of a future, more long-term collaboration in the framework of an Anna Boyksen, Hans Fischer (Senior) or Rudolf Diesel Industry Fellowship. The TUM Global & Alumni Office will publish a call for proposals for this program by the end of September 2020.

TUM-IAS explicitly encourages nominations of and applications from women as well as from all others who would bring additional diversity dimensions to the university’s research and teaching strategies.

University of Konstanz, Germany

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Sep 16, 2020 08:26 AM

Deadline: December 15, 2020, 11:59 pm (CET)

The Zukunftskolleg has launched a call for Senior Fellowships. The Senior Fellowship will be awarded to up to three researchers for the year 2020/21. The duration of the award is no less than 3 months and not more than 12 months, depending on the work plan submitted. Upon agreement the fellowship can be divided into two to three research stays.

The Senior Fellowship is open to established researchers with an outstanding research record and who have at least seven years of independent academic work, emeriti included. Next to the excellence in the research field, documented by publications and awards, the applicants must have extensive experience in supervision and mentorship of early career researchers. Furthermore, applicants will need to identify a local host amongst the current fellows of the Zukunftskolleg with whom they intend to team up during the fellowship.

The fellowships may begin as early as 1 April 2021, but no later than 1 June 2021.

Questions can be directed to Anda Lohan or Daniela Kromrey via e-mail:

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University of Freiburg, Germany

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Aug 11, 2020 09:35 AM

Deadline: September 30, 2020

The Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) at the University of Freiburg is announcing its eighth call for applications for the FRIAS COFUND Fellowship Programme (FCFP) and invites outstanding international senior and junior researchers from all disciplines and nationalities to apply.

Fellowships of 3 to 10 months in the senior scheme and of 12 months in the junior scheme may be applied for. Conditions are internationally competitive. All fellowships will be awarded through a highly competitive, strictly merit-based selection process. The FCFP is co-financed by the EU’s Marie S. Curie Actions COFUND Programme.

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French Institutes For Advanced Study, France

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Sep 16, 2020 08:22 AM

Deadline: September 15, 2020

The French Institutes For Advanced Study Fellowship Program offers an average number of 30 residencies (10-month each) per year in the 4 Institutes for Advanced Study (in Paris, Lyon, Montpellier and Marseille). These fellowships are open to foreign researchers in Humanities and Social Sciences.

The call allows the Institute of the Americas, in partnership with the RFIEA foundation, to promote the French network abroad and to bring American colleagues to French institutions under good conditions.

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