Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowships for International Applicants in Germany, 2015

Applications are invited for Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowships from outstanding postdoctoral fellows from around the world to to conduct special research at institutes of the Leibniz Association in Germany. Fellowships can be awarded for 12 months. Leibniz-DAAD Fellowship Program includes a monthly instalment of €2,000, a combined health, accident and personal liability insurance in Germany, a research allowance of €460 per annum and a two-months German language course in Germany (if desired). The application deadline is 16 March, 2015.. The Leibniz – DAAD Research Fellowship programme is jointly carried out by the Leibniz Association (Wissenschaftsgemeinschaft Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz e.V.) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Leibniz-DAAD fellowships offer highly-qualified, international postdoctoral researchers, who have recently completed their doctoral studies, the opportunity to conduct research at a Leibniz Institute of their choice in Germany.. Fellowship is awarded for postdocs to conduct special research at institutes of the Leibniz Association in Germany.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Leibniz Institutes conduct research in the following areas: Humanities and Education, Economics, Social and Spatial Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Natural and Engineering Sciences and Environmental Sciences.
Who can apply to this scholarship? At the time of application (date of signing of the application form) applicants for a LeibnizDAAD Research Fellowship must neither hold German nationality nor have resided in Germany for more than six months. Applicants should:
· be able to prove their outstanding academic or research achievements,
· have completed their studies with a PhD or equivalent qualification (no more than two years should have passed since graduation) and
· have excellent knowledge of English.
Benefits of the scholarship: Fellowships include: -a monthly instal lment of €2,000, -a combined health, accident and personal liability insurance in Germany, -a research allowance of €460 per annum and -a two-months German language course in Germany (if desired).
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Fellowships can be awarded for 12 months.
Number of scholarships: Not Known

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