EURIAS Fellowship Programme 2017-2018 Call for applications

April 27, 2016

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The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international
researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 18 participating
Institutes: Aarhus, Amsterdam, Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Edinburgh,
Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Madrid, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, 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 18 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 as well as
from leading senior researchers. The EURIAS selection process has proven to be highly
competitive. 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.
For the 2017-2018 academic year EURIAS offers 48 fellowships (25 junior and 23 senior
positions).
All IAS have agreed on common standards, including the provision of a living allowance (in the
range of € 26,000 for a junior fellow and € 38,000 for a senior fellow), accommodation (or a
mobility allowance), a research budget, plus coverage of travel expenses.
APPLICATION
– Applications are submitted online via www.eurias-fp.eu, where, you will find detailed
information regarding the content of the application, eligibility criteria, and selection procedure.
– Applications period April 19th → June 8th, 2016, 12 pm (noon) GMT.
– Late applications will not be considered.
SELECTION PROCEDURE
– Scientific assessment by two international reviewers
– Pre-selection by the international EURIAS Scientific Committee
– Final selection by the IAS Academic Boards
– Publication of results: January 2017
For further information on the Programme, please consult our website: www.eurias-fp.eu
For further information on the IAS and their specific working conditions: www.eurias-fp.eu/ias

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