2018-2019 Imre Kertész Kolleg Fellowships in Germany


The Imre Kertész Kolleg is pleased to offer fellowships for the academic year 2018-2019 for periods of residence from three months up to a full academic year.

Fellows are expected to conduct a larger scholarly project corresponding to the research profile of the Kolleg.

At the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, is a place of interdisciplinary and transnational historical science research on historical events of the 20th century in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe.

Course Level: This is a three months fellowship program.

Study Subject: Applications are invited from noted and established scholars in the history of Central and Eastern Europe or neighbouring disciplines such as sociology, anthropology, political sciences, philosophy, literary studies or linguistics relevant to the region.

Scholarship Award: Stipends range from € 3.000 to € 5.300 per month according to the academic position at the home institution. The Kolleg will provide work space, support by student research assistants, and will help to find appropriate accommodation in Jena.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Germany


The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

Completed doctorate (if applied to a Junior Fellowship: submitted thesis at the time of the application)
Research project in the field of the Imre Kertész Kolleg (focus in the 20th century, central reference to Central and South Eastern Europe, Russia and Ukraine in the larger European context)
Applications from neighboring disciplines are expressly desired.


German students are eligible to apply for this fellowship program.

College Admission Requirement:

Entrance Requirements: Completed doctorate (if applied to a Junior Fellowship: submitted the thesis at the time of the application).

How to Apply: Applications must be received no later than 15 September 2017 and should be sent electronically as one single PDF to the directors of the Kolleg by and also via Mail: imre-kertesz-kolleg(at)uni-jena(dot)de.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is September 15, 2017.

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