Tsvetan Stoyanov Fellowships for Bulgarian Scholars


The Tsvetan Stoyanov Fellowship Program, supported by the Credo Bonum Foundation, enables junior scholars to spend six months at the IWM to pursue their research project while working in residence at the Institute. The fellows receive a stipend to cover all expenses related to the stay in Vienna (travel, accommodation, health insurance, incidentals). The IWM will provides grantees with a personal office including access to internet, in-house research and administrative facilities.

The Tsvetan Stoyanov Fellows receive a stipend in the amount of eur 1,500 per month.


Candidates for the Tsvetan Stoyanov Fellowship:

  • must be Bulgarian citizens
  • must be enrolled in a doctoral program or recently have obtained a PhD
  • must not be older than 35 years

Projects should fall within the humanities and social sciences, and be related to Bulgaria and/or South-Eastern Europe in a broader European or international context. Preference will be given to proposals that closely match the research priorities of the IWM.


The next open call will be announced in due time.