2015-2017 EURIAS Fellowships Programme: Call for Applications


2015-2017 EURIAS Fellowships Programme: Call for Applications , and applications are submitted till June 8th, 2016, 12 PM (noon) GMT. For the 2016-2017 academic year, EURIAS offers 43 fellowships (21 junior and 22 senior positions). Please check on Avalaible fellowship positionsThe European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) 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. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): 16 participating Institutes: Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Edinburgh, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Wassenaar, Zürich.

Level : Research Degree

Field(s): Humanities and Social sciences.

Deadline: June 8th, 2016, 12 PM (noon) GMT

Funded By: The European Institutes for Advanced Study

Beneficiaries( Target Group): 2015-2017 EURIAS Fellowships Programme is targeted for International students.

‣ Award No: EURIAS offers 48 fellowships (21 junior and 22 senior positions).

‣ Scholarship Duration: 2015-2017 EURIAS Fellowships Programme grants 10-months fellowships exclusively.he EURIAS Fellowship Programme offers two types of 10-month fellowships according to research experience: Junior fellowships Junior fellowships are offered to researchers having by the time of the application:


• a PhD
• 2 to 9 years of full-time research experience after obtaining the PhD (PhD training is not considered in the calculation of experience)

 Senior fellowships Senior fellowships are offered to researchers having by the time of the application:
• a PhD
• minimum 10 years of full-time research experience after obtaining a PhD

‣ Scholarship Covers:

EURIAS fellowships offer the following conditions:


Living allowance in the range of € 26,000 for a junior fellow and € 38,000 for a senior fellow*


Basic social security coverage (minimal conditions)*


Accommodation or support for relocation


A research budget


Travel expenses (one round trip)


Same working conditions as the IAS’ other fellows

  • Please, note that the administrative modalities, working conditions, level of social security coverage and the precise living allowance amount may slightly vary from one Institute to another.

Description

For the 2016-2017 academic year, EURIAS offers 43 fellowships (21 junior and 22 senior positions). Please check on Avalaible fellowship positions.

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) 2015-2017 EURIAS Fellowships 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. Full details:

 ‣ 2015-2017 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 16 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  2015-2017 EURIAS Fellowships Programme welcomes applications worldwide from promising young scholars (postdoc) as well as from leading senior researchers.

Eligibility

Have what it takes to avail 2015-2017 EURIAS Fellowships Programme

‣ 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.

Eligibility Criteria for 2017-2018 EURIAS Fellowships 

Application assessment

‣ 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.

‣ The 2015-2017 EURIAS Fellowships 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).

SELECTION PROCEDURE for 2017-2018 EURIAS Fellowships 

  • 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)

Scholarship Application Method

‣  Applications are submitted online via www.eurias-fp.eu, where you will find detailed information regarding the content of the application, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, etc.

‣ Applications period April 9th → June 8th, 2016

‣  The deadline for application is June 8th, 2016, 12 PM (noon) GMT. Late applications will not be considered.

CALENDAR OF ACTIONS

  • Launch of the call for applications → April 9th, 2015
  • Application deadline  June 5th, 2015, 12 PM (noon) GMT
  • Results of the preselection by EURIAS Scientific Committee → Mid-November, 2015
  • Publication of IAS final selections → Mid-January, 2016
  • Arrival of fellows  September/October 2016

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