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University of Freiburg, Germany

by Richard Meckien - published Jan 27, 2021 11:05 AM - - last modified Sep 16, 2021 12:02 PM

Deadline: July 11, 2021

The Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) at the University of Freiburg is launching the "Young Academy for Sustainability Research" in October 2021 with the objective of hosting six external (national and international) and six post-doctoral talents from Freiburg to undertake research in the field of sustainability at the University of Freiburg. The "Young Academy for Sustainability Research" is funded by the Eva Mayr-Stihl Foundation and administered at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies.

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University of Johannesburg, South Africa

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Sep 16, 2021 12:02 PM

Deadline: July 16, 2021

The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study is calling on interested candidates to apply for the 2022 Writing Fellowship. The Fellowship will run from 1 February to 31 May 2022. To apply, please submit a two-page proposal and a comprehensive CV. Referees should submit three letters of reference directly to Please note that reference letters should not be submitted by applicants themselves and incomplete applications will not be considered.  Please note that due to the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19, successful applications may be deferred or withdrawn due to travel restrictions.

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French Network of Institutes for Advanced Study

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Sep 16, 2021 12:02 PM

Deadline: July 6, 2021

The French Institutes for Advanced Study Fellowship Programme offers 10-month fellowships in the five Institutes of Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, and Nantes. It welcomes applications from high-level international scholars and scientists primarily in the fields of the social sciences and the humanities (SSH). The Paris IAS also welcomes projects at the interface between SSH and the cognitive and neuro-science.

Interested parties must have a strong interdisciplinary dimension and aim at a major advance on their topic or in methods. An essential selection criteria is the capacity of the proposed projects to make explicit their potential impact beyond their discipline/field and possibly beyond academia. Priority will be given to projects addressing societal challenges or offering innovative insights into the functioning of humans and societies.

The FIAS fellows will benefit from the support and conducive scientific environment offered by the IAS, in an interdisciplinary cohort of fellows and in close relation to the local research potential. The fellows will be free to organize their work and conduct research as they wish.

Available positions for the 2022-2023 academic year: 28

  • Paris: 17
  • Marseille: 4
  • Montpellier: 3
  • Nantes: 4


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Central European University Budapest, Hungary

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Sep 16, 2021 12:02 PM

Deadline: August 25, 2021

The Institute for Advanced Study at Central European University Budapest offers residential fellowships to highly accomplished senior and promising young scholars seeking to spend 6-10 months in an interdisciplinary intellectual community of their peers while pursuing their own research. Currently, they are accepting submissions for various fellowship schemes, namely:
- the Junior and Senior Core Fellowship,
- the Botstiber Junior Fellowship in Transatlantic Austrian and Central European Relationships,
- the Affiliated Fellowship program, as well as
- the Artist in Residence program for writers and visual/new media artists.

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University of Konstanz, Germany

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Jul 05, 2021 10:25 AM

Deadline: June 4 and July 5, 2021

The Zukunftskolleg is an Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Konstanz for the promotion of outstanding early career researchers in the natural sciences, humanities and social sciences. It forms a platform for interdisciplinary discourse between researchers in Germany and abroad, and provides them with resources for obtaining extramural funding. Researchers at the Zukunftskolleg perform research without administrative constraints and have the freedom to engage in meaningful exchange with other up-and-coming colleagues and with distinguished senior researchers.

This funding programmes seek to enhance international research cooperation and to support international mobility. It funds temporary research stays of one to three months at the Zukunftskolleg for international exchange among peers. It is open to all Fellows of the UBIAS network. The aim of the Research Visits is to provide an opportunity to engage in a research project at the University of Konstanz, ideally in collaboration with a Zukunftskolleg fellow. No limitation is placed on the area of research within the humanities, natural and social sciences. Interdepartmental and interdisciplinary study is encouraged. The grant will cover travel and accommodation costs plus a contribution to the living costs.

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