| Deadline: 28 September 2015

Ukraine in European Dialogue Fellowships

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 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.

Eligibility

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*

Conditions

The candidates selected will be invited to spend January to June 2016 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 a personal office, including access to internet, in-house research and administrative facilities as well as other services free of charge.

Application

Applications have to 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
  • a list of publications
  • two letters of recommendation by scholars familiar with the applicant’s academic work

Link to Online Application | Download Call Details (PDF)

Application Deadline

September 28, 2015

Selection

The finalists will be selected by a jury of experts. Applicants will be notified of the jury’s decision in autumn 2015. The jury is not required to publicly justify its decisions.

Andriy Sheptyts’kyi Senior Fellowships

* Senior Visiting Fellowships in this program which address outstanding international scholars in the fields of public ethics, religion and politics are granted by invitation only.

Source and further information: Institute for Human Sciences, Austria