The joint fellowship program of Central European University and the Institute for Human Sciences (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, IWM) in Vienna supports recent CEU doctoral graduates who have received a doctoral degree from CEU not earlier than three years prior to application, who wish to conduct research as Visiting Fellows at the IWM.
Applications are welcome in any topic in the humanities and social sciences which relates to research pursued at the IWM. Applicants are asked to consult the Institute's website to check whether their research topic fits the Institute's profile (http://www.iwm.at).
The CEU Visiting Fellows will spend a five-month term between October 2022 and June 2023 at the IWM in Vienna, while pursuing their research projects as members of the Institute’s international scholarly community. The IWM will provide a personal office, IT, administrative and research infrastructure to the Fellows. CEU Visiting Fellows receive a stipend in the amount of EUR 3,000 per month to cover travel, accommodation, health insurance, research expenses and incidentals during the stay at the IWM.
Candidates for the Fellowship must have completed a Ph.D. in any discipline at CEU, or at least have already submitted their Ph.D. dissertation. Candidates must have received a doctoral degree from CEU not earlier than three years prior to application.
The application consists of the following:
- application form (download the form here)
- project proposal in English (not more than 3 double-spaced pages)
- abstract (max 70 words)
- curriculum vitae including a list of publications
- two letters of recommendation
- CEU transcript (printout from Infosys)
- high-resolution digital photo
Deadline for application is 30 March 2022.
Please deliver or send your application as e-mail attachments (PDF) to:
Noemi Anna Kovács
European Cooperation Projects Officer, ACRO
Subject header: CEU-IWM Visiting Fellowship
Please note, that Letters of Recommendation should be sent separately by the referees to the same e-mail address.
Jury and Notification
A jury consisting of academic members of the IWM and CEU will evaluate the applications and select the finalists. Applicants will be informed about the decision within two weeks.
The jury is not required to publicly justify its decisions.
In cooperation with
Fellows Program Coordinator