Call for Applications: VW-Stiftung/Mellon Foundation: Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities

The Volkswagenstiftung and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation invite postdoctoral researchers in the humanities to apply for fellowships. The programme addresses young researchers (postdocs) in the humanities from the U.S. and Germany seeking to spend an academic year at a research institution in the respective other country.

The Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) is one of 14 research institutions in Germany participating as a partner and host organization in this joint fellowship programme of the Volkswagen Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Application deadline for researchers from the U.S.: September 15, 2016
Application deadline for researchers from Germany: September 08, 2016

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