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Doctoral Research Fellowships

Decisions on the awarding of scholarships for doctoral researchers are made twice annually, in the spring and in the autumn. The deadline of the next call for applications for research stays in Mainz beginning September 2018 is February 15 2018.

 

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Decisions on the awarding of postdoctoral fellowships usually occur once annually. The deadline of the next call for applications for research stays in Mainz beginning in or after April 2018 is October 1 2017.

Applications should be submitted by email to: fellowship@ieg-mainz.de

Leibniz Institute of European History
The Directors
Prof. Irene Dingel and Prof. Johannes Paulmann
Re: Fellowship application
 

Please use the IEG application form which can be found under Downloads on the right.

Please direct your questions to the following address: ieg3@ieg-mainz.de

Application for Doctoral Research Fellowships:
attachments in the following order:

a. Completed application form
b. a tabular curriculum vitae
c. a list of academic publications if you have any
d. a description of the research project including the structure of the dissertation and a workplan and schedule for the proposed research stay in Mainz (5 pages /15,000 characters excluding spaces)
e. copies of university transcript and proofs of language competence
 

ATTENTION: Please ensure that any attachments are pdf files.

Reference:
The primary academic advisor emails an up-to-date reference directly to the IEG by the application deadline to: fellowship@ieg-mainz.de

The reference should discuss (please avoid a general letter of recommendation):
- The applicant’s academic qualifications
- Topic matter, goal and current state of the PhD project
- A synopsis of work to be done in Mainz along with possible time and work schedules

Specialist evaluations should contain information on the question, method, results and representation of your research project, and they should also give an evaluation with regard to the current state of research on the topic.
 
 
Application for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships:
attachments in the following order:

a. Completed application form
b. curriculum vitae; list of publications (if available)
c. brief description of the proposed project with a detailed working plan and schedule for the in-tended stay at the Institute (5 pages/ 15,000 characters excluding spaces)
d. digital copy of dissertation
e. copies of university transcript and proofs of language competence

ATTENTION: Please ensure that any attachments are pdf files.

Reference:
The primary academic advisor emails an up-to-date reference directly to the IEG by the application deadline to: fellowship@ieg-mainz.de

The reference should discuss (please avoid a general letter of recommendation):
- the applicant’s academic qualifications
- topic, goal and current state of the proposed research project
- a synopsis of work to be done in Mainz along with possible time and work schedules
 

Specialist evaluations should contain information on the question, method, results and representation of your research project, and they should also give an evaluation with regard to the current state of research on the topic.


Please note that applications that arrive late or are incomplete will not be considered.