Fellowship announcements

Fellowship announcements

If UBIAS members would like to post calls for fellowships, please send an email to Lena Bering, lber@aias.au.dk with the following:

  • Fellowship name/type
  • Institute
  • Application deadline
  • A short description of the fellowship of a max of 80 words
  • Website link to the call.



Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University, United Kingdom
The Institute of Advanced Study is Durham University’s flagship interdisciplinary research institute, providing a forum for debate and collaboration across the entire disciplinary spectrum. Durham offers Fellows time and freedom to think, away from the demands of their everyday professional lives. By recruiting Fellows from all around the world, the IAS fosters an exciting intellectual environment in which thinkers from diverse cultural and disciplinary backgrounds can exchange ideas. Applicants may be from any academic discipline or professional background involving research. Fellowships are available between October-December 2018 and January-March 2019.
Deadline: 30 June 2017
Read more about the Durham IAS Fellowships here

PRE-PRoposals for Research Group at the IIAS

Israel Institute for Advanced Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Each year, the IIAS hosts several collaborative Research Groups that take up residence in Jerusalem for a period of five or ten months. The Research Groups are composed of up to eight scholars from around the world, who work together to produce pioneering research in their fields. Scholars from all academic fields are welcome and encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 1 September 2017
Read more and how to apply

Research Groups 2019/20 Fellowships

ZiF, Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld University, Germany
Open for applications by interdisciplinary research groups, not for individual Fellowships.
Deadline: 1 October 2017
Read more about the Research Group fellowships and how to apply.

Cooperation Groups 2019/20 FELLOWSHIPS

ZiF, Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld University, Germany
Open for applications by interdisciplinary research groups, not for individual Fellowships.
Deadline: Open for application all year.
Read more about the Cooperation Group fellowships and how to apply

PASt call for fellowships:



Zukunftskolleg of the University of Konstanz, Germany
2-year Postdoctoral Fellowships for all those in the early stage of their career who plan to develop and implement an independent research project. Fellowships are open to researchers from all fields represented at the University of Konstanz. 5-year Research Fellowships and 5-year Hector Pioneer Fellowships to promote researchers with significant work experience at the postdoctoral level aiming for a career in academia. The Fellows build their own academic identity by leading an independent research group at the University of Konstanz. International experience in teaching or research is desirable. 5-year Research Fellowships are open to researchers from all fields represented at the University of Konstanz, Hector Pioneer Fellowships are dedicated to extraordinary researchers in STEM fields.
Deadline: 13 June 2017
Read more about the different types of fellowsships


Institute: 19 European IAS
The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 19 participating Institutes: Aarhus, Amsterdam, Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Edinburgh, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Madrid, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Warsaw, Zürich. 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.
Deadline: 7 June 2017
Read more about the 54 EURIAS Fellowships here


Waseda Institute for Advanced Study (WIAS), Waseda University
WIAS is recruiting senior level researchers for Visiting Researcher Program and young researchers for Visiting Scholar Program. These programs are designed to support researchers who wish to spend a certain period residence at WIAS pursuing their own research during holidays or other leave from their home institutions. Visiting Researchers are expected to advance their own work and also stimulate their colleagues' relationships among WIAS and Japanese academic circles by giving a series of lecture, while Visiting Scholars are expected to engage in joint research with researchers who belong to Waseda University.
Deadline: 19 May
Read more about the programme here

Postdoctoral and senior Research FELLOWSHIPS

Institute for Advanced Social Research (IASR), University of Tampere, Finland
Deadline: 15 February 2017
Read more about the postdoctoral fellowships and how to apply
Read more about the senior research fellowships and how to apply

AIAS-COFUND Fellowships

Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark
Deadline: 3 February 2017
Who can apply? AIAS-COFUND fellowships are available for talented researchers from around the globe with a PhD and at least two years of fulltime postdoctoral research experience after completing their PhD. Applicants can choose their research topic freely within all academic areas.
Read more and how to apply

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