2015-2016 EURIAS Fellowship Programme for International Researchers


2015-2016 EURIAS Fellowship Programme for International Researchers, and applications are submitted till June 5, 2014. The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) is offering 44 international fellowships (22 junior and 22 senior positions) in Humanities and Social sciences. The Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 16 participating Institutes. 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. Full details: 

School(Institutions/ Country): | Bologna (Italy), Delmenhorst, Freiburg and Berlin (Germany), Cambridge, Edinburgh (UK), Budapest (Hungary), Marseille, Lyon, Paris (France), Jerusalem (Israel), Helsinki (Finland), Zürich (Switzerland), Wassenaar (Netherlands),Vienna (Austria), Uppsala (Sweden) (except an institute located in his/her country of residence).

Level: Research Programme

Field(s): 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.


Deadline: June 5, 2014.

Funded By: The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS)


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015-2016 EURIAS Fellowship Programme is available for worldwide scholars.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No:  For the 2015-2016 academic years, EURIAS offers 44 fellowships (22 junior and 22 senior positions).

Scholarship Duration: The EURIAS Fellowship Programme offers two types of 10-month fellowships according to research experience: junior and senior.

Scholarship covers: 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.


Description

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS), 2015-2016 EURIAS Fellowship Programme Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 16 participating Institutes: Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Edinburgh, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Wassenaar, 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.

Eligibility

For 2015-2016 EURIAS Fellowship Programme you can apply if

‣ Degree At the time of the application, researchers must be in possession of a doctoral degree plus 2 years of full-time research experience after the degree.


‣ Exception is made for Law scholars who are eligible with a Master +6 years of full-time research experience after the degree. (PhD training is not considered in the calculation of experience).

‣ Nationality Researchers from all countries are eligible to the programme but applicants cannot apply to an institute located in their country of nationality or residence.


‣ Exception is made for applicants who have not spent more than 12 months in their country of nationality or residence during the last 3 years prior to the application.


‣ Disciplines: The programme is open to all disciplines in the fields of humanities and social sciences.

‣ It also welcomes applications from the arts, life and exact sciences provided that:


  • the research project does not require any intensive laboratory work,

  • the research project interfaces with humanities and social sciences,

  • the applicant has a proven capacity to dialogue with other scientific disciplines,

  • the candidate applies to an IAS that welcome scholars outside the humanities and social sciences. There is no age limit for applying to EURIAS Fellowship Programme.
  • There is no age discrimination.

Selection Criteria:

‣ The selection of applicants who are eligible for a fellowship is competitive, merit-based and conducted through an internationally independent and recognized peer review process.

‣ It meets the highly demanding excellence standards of the participating Institutes for Advanced Study.

‣ Th2015-2016 EURIAS Fellowship Programme undertakes a detailed qualitative assessment according to the following criteria:


  • Scientific excellence of the applicant (career path, quality of the list of publications, international commitment)
  • Quality of the proposal (innovative, path-breaking, high-impact, sound theoretical and methodological framework)
  • Interdisciplinary potential of the research proposal

  • Significance of the research proposal for the international academic community
-Ability to carry out the research proposal

  • Ability to forge behind disciplinary specializations

  • Relevance of a residency at an Institute for Advanced Study for the research project

  • Expected impact of the fellowship on training and career development

  • Proven language capacity (most IAS operate in an English-language environment, but research  can be conducted in any language, and language diversity is welcome).

Notification:

‣ Results of the pre selection by EURIAS Scientific Committee will be announced in Mid-November, 2014 and Publication of IAS final selections will be in Mid-January, 2015.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applicants are required to apply online http://www.2015-2016.eurias-fp.eu/how-apply.

‣ In order to provide evaluators with relevant information to perform their work efficiently, 2015-2016 EURIAS Fellowship Programme applicants have to submit (in English exclusively):


  • The completed EURIAS application form;
  • A curriculum comprising a list of publications;
  • A detailed research proposal (maximum 5 pages / 10,000 signs -spaces not included- and a bibliography – maximum 1 additional page)

  • For candidates applying for junior fellowships, two letters of recommendation
  • Publications in a pdf format (2 for juniors, 5 for seniors) in case publications are in another language than English, an English-written abstract is requested-
  • Copy of the PhD diploma in a pdf format -if the writing system/scrip used in the diploma is not Latin (but, for example, Cyrillic, Chinese, Arabic or some other), a Latin script university certificate or official translation is requested
  • Applicants are required to specify the following in their proposals
Applicants are required to indicate up to three IAS as the most adequate host institutions in the order of preference and to justify their choices.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on June 5, 2014.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more information about 2015-2016 EURIAS Fellowship Programme


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