This junior fellowship program aims to support the research of Ukrainian scholars who are completing or have recently completed doctoral studies in a Ukrainian institution of higher education. It offers access to the resources of the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna to younger researchers who have demonstrated exceptional talent to allow them to work on a research project of their own choice. The fellowships are open to all academic disciplines in the social sciences (including history). Research proposals related to one of the Institute’s main research fields are strongly encouraged (for details see www.iwm.at/research).
Candidates for the fellowship
- must be Ukrainian citizens
- must be enrolled in a doctoral program at a Ukrainian institution of higher education or have recently obtained a Ph.D.
- must not be older than 35 years. Senior Visiting Fellowships in this programare granted by invitation only.
The selected finalists will be invited to spend 6 months between July 2017 and June 2018 at the IWM to pursue their research projects Junior Visiting Fellows will receive a stipend of EUR 1,800 per month to cover accommodation, living expenses, travel, health insurance and any incidental costs related to their stay in Vienna.
In addition, the IWM provides fellows with office space, including internet access, in-house research and administrative facilities as well as other services free of charge. The fellows will join the scholarly community and participate in the activities of the Institute.
The finalists will be selected by a jury of experts. Applicants will be notified of the jury’s decision in late spring 2017. The jury is not required to publicly justify its decisions.
- Applications must be submitted using the online application form and should include:
- a project proposal in English (max. 3 double-spaced pages)
- a curriculum vitae in English (max. 2 double-spaced pages)
- a list of publications
- two letters of recommendation by scholars familiar with the applicant’s academic work
Please submit all your application materials as PDF files!
Application Deadline - April 28, 2017
Further Details and Online Application.
About the IWM
The Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna is an intellectually and politically independent institute for advanced study in the humanities and social sciences. Since its foundation in 1982, the Institute has promoted intellectual exchange between East and West, academia and society, and a variety of disciplines and schools of thought.
The IWM is an international community of scholars consisting of Permanent Fellows, Visiting Fellows and Guests. During each year, the IWM hosts about sixty researchers, journalists and translators.
Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen
Institute for Human Sciences
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Tel. +43/1/313 58 - 108
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