Józef Tischner Junior Fellowships
for Polish and Polish-American Scholars

TischnerJózef Tischner (1931–2000), one of the most influential Polish philosophers of the 20th century and the first chaplain of Solidarność, was founding president of the IWM. In his memory, fellowships have been awarded to junior researchers from Poland and young Polish-American scholars since 2003.

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Objective

The Józef Tischner Fellowship is open to all academic disciplines in the humanities and social sciences; a thematic relation to one of the Institute’s research fields is strongly encouraged. The Józef Tischner Fellow will spend a six-month term from July to December 2016 at the IWM.

Conditions

The fellow will receive a stipend of EUR 1,800 per month to cover accommodation, living expenses, travel, health insurance and incidentals during the stay at the Institute. In addition, the IWM provides her/him with an office including access to internet, in-house research and administrative facilities as well as other services free of charge.

Eligibility

Candidates for the Józef Tischner Fellowship

  • must be Polish citizens, Polish-American scholars or permanently reside in Poland
  • must currently pursue their doctoral degree or have recently obtained a PhD
  • must not be older than 35 years

Application

Applications have to be submitted via the online application form including the following documents:

  • a concise research proposal in English (max. 8,000 characters incl. spaces)
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a list of publications
  • two letters of recommendation by scholars familiar with the applicant’s academic work

Please submit all your application materials as PDF files!

Deadline for Application:
The deadline for application was February 29, 2016. The next call will be announced in due time.

Generously supported by grants from Pope John Paul II as well as

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Current Fellows

  • Michał Maciej Matlak

    Ph.D. candidate, Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute, Florence

    Józef Tischner Junior Visiting Fellow (July – December 2016)
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  • Rafał Zawisza

    PhD candidate in Cultural Studies, University of Warsaw

    Junior Visiting Fellow
    (July – August 2016)
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Former Fellows