2011-2012 Robert Bosch Fellowships on South Eastern Europe, Austria

Robert Bosch Fellowships will enable junior and senior scholars to spend six months at the IWM in Vienna to pursue their research projects while working in residence at the Institute. The fellows will receive a stipend to cover all expenses related to the stay in Vienna (travel, accommodation, health insurance, incidentals). The IWM will provide the fellows with a personal office with access to internet, in-house research and administrative facilities. Visiting Fellows will receive a stipend in the amount of EUR 25,000 for the six-month term. Junior Visiting Fellows will receive a stipend of EUR 10,000 for six months. The 6-month research term must be completed between September 1, 2011 and July 31, 2012.

The IWM is accepting applications from countries of ex-communist South-Eastern Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia. Applications are accepted from researchers who – are citizens of or permanently reside in one of the above-mentioned countries – or are affiliated with a university or research institution in the region. Visiting Fellows must have obtained a PH.D. in the humanities or social sciences and must hold a senior academic or research position, at least Associate Professor level or equivalent. Junior Visiting Fellows must currently pursue their doctoral degree or have recently obtained a ph.d. in the humanities or social sciences. Projects should be related to South-Eastern Europe and address political, social, or economic issues of topical relevance, in accordance with the research priorities of the IWM.

Scholarship Deadline: 6 June 2011

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