FELLOWSHIP : Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology Visiting Fellowships
>FELLOWSHIP : Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociolofy Visiting
>Every year, the BGHS invites doctoral researchers from other countries to
>at the Graduate School for four months to promote international
>cultural exchange. Visiting fellows have the opportunity to use their
>the BGHS to work intensively on their dissertation, visit degree programme
>courses and build contacts to our scientific community. Fellows receive a
>computer work station for the duration of their stipend. The grant
>a EUR 1,200 stipend per month. This amount will be supplemented by a child
>allowance if applicable. Upon application, travel costs can also be
>the Graduate School.
>All international doctoral researchers may apply who are matriculated in a
>doctoral programme abroad and whose dissertation has a historical,
>sociological, social-anthropological or political science focus. German
>nationals may also apply if their tertiary education has been at foreign
>universities. The visiting fellowships further networking with scientists
>the BGHS, therefore no prolonged archival or research trips should take
>within this period.
>The candidates present their project to the BGHS community at the
>their stay and submit a final report by the end of their funding period.
>To ensure that your project fits with the BGHS profile, you should take a
>look at the areas of research covered by the graduate school. Your project
>should be relatable to those areas. You can find an overview of the areas
>research and the professors working at the BGHS here.
>Required application documents
>Applications for summer term 2018 (1 April to 31 July 2018) should be
>via the online application portal no later than 15 January 2018.
>Please submit the following documents:
>Curriculum Vitae (1,000 words max.) (guidelines)
>Covering letter (600 words max.) (guidelines)
>Description of your dissertation project(2,000 words max.) (guidelines)
>Work schedule and timeframe for your stay at the BGHS
>Letter of recommendation from your supervisor/advisor at your university
>(If preferred, your supervisor/advisor can send the letter directly to the
>University and college certificates and transcripts (Master’s
>Please enclose a certified translation if certificates are not written in
>English or German.
>Please read the FAQs carefully. They contain all important information on
>application requirements and procedures. Please also read the project
>description guidelines for infor-mation on formal design and content as
>the covering letter and curriculum vitae guidelines. Please feel free to
>contact us should you have any questions:
>Dates and deadlines
>15 January Deadline for applications
>February Candidates are informed about the results of the application
>01 April BGHS Visiting Fellowships begin
>31 July BGHS Visiting Fellowships end