The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? Scholarships are available for
· foreign doctoral students
· foreign post
· doctoral candidates and other early
· stage researchers
· foreign professors or other senior researchers with equivalent academic achievements who plan to undertake research at the Institute within the scope of the Institute’s areas of research.
Benefits of the scholarship: The scholarship amounts to – € 1.365,00/ month (doctoral students) – € 1.650,00/ month (post-docs) – € 2.200,00/ month (professors). There are no additional payments for a spouse or for children accompanying the Visiting Scholar. (Amounts as of 19 July 2012; subject to change) Travel expenses, other expenses: Costs of travel to and from Hamburg are not included in the grant. The Institute does not reimburse travel expenses. There is also no allowance for or reimbursement of other expenses. Language proficiency: The required level of German language proficiency primarily depends on the planned research project. In any case, a working knowledge of German (or English and/or French) is expected in order to facilitate integration into the Institute’s community. Accommodation: Upon request, we can provide a list of budget-priced accommodations and rental agencies offering housing. You are kindly asked to secure your own accommodations. The Institute is not in the position to book your accommodation or to act as your agent. Health Insurance: Visiting Fellows are not insured by the Max Planck Institute. It is recommended either to extend your current insurance coverage or to acquire special coverage. Special coverage from a German insurer may be acquired upon your arrival at the Institute. Funding by third parties: Any grant or funding you receive from a third party for your research stay at the Institute must be disclosed to the Institute’s administration and will be deducted from the grant of the Max Planck Society.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Scholarships are offered for 2 to 4 months.
Number of scholarships: Limited numbers of research scholarships are offered.