International Calls

Call for Applications - Institutslektor at the Center for Austrian Studies

Who can apply: Postdoctoral candidates who have completed a doctorate at an Austrian university in the field of humanities or social sciences with a focus on the Donauraum and Austrian cultural and social development in connection with their significance for the entire European intellectual life.
Duration: 1.10.2017-31.07.2018
Submission deadline: June 15, 2017
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Call for Applications - Tübingen Israel Program 2017

The University of Tuebingen will again organize the cultural studies program with language lessons «Jewish Life in Germany». The program will take place from 3 - 17 July 2017 and it is directed at students and graduates of all subjects. In addition to the mandatory German lessons there will be workshops, excursions and discussion rounds on the agenda. A basic knowledge of the German language is essential. The theme-related excursions and workshops will be held in English or will be translated. The participants will be accommodated in host families.

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Deadline for applications: May 26, 2017

Call for Applications - Jerusalem Doctoral Research Fellowship

Who can apply: Highly qualified doctoral candidates who are enrolled at an Austrian University or at one of the following universities with affiliated Centers for Austrian Studies:

  • University of New Orleans (Center Austria / Austrian Marshall Plan Center for European Studies)
  • University of Minnesota (Center for Austrian Studies)
  • Palacký University of Olomouc (Center for German-Moravian Literature)
  • University of Leiden (Chair of Central European Studies with focus on Austria)
  • Andrassy University of Budapest (Faculty of Central European Studies)

Duration: 1.10.2017-31.07.2018
Submission deadline: April 30, 2017
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Call for Applications - Deutsch-polnisch-französische Sommerschule:„(K)Ein Ende von Europa: Krisen, Konflikte, Lösungsansätze“

Organisatoren: Willy Brandt Zentrum für Deutschland und Europastudien der Universität Wroclaw (WBZ), in Zusammenarbeit mit dem dem Centre interdisciplinaire d’études et de recherches sur l’Allemagne (CIERA) und der Graduiertenschule für Ost- und Südosteuropa Studien der LMU München (GOSE).
Ort: Wrocław, Polen
Zeitraum: 25.-30. Juni 2017
Arbeitssprache: Deutsch (Englisch möglich)
Teilnehmerzahl: 30 Masterstudierende und Promovenden
Bewerbungsfrist: 25. April 2017

Call for Applications - Austrian Intercultural Achievement Award 2017

In 2017, the Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs will once again reward successful and solution-oriented intercultural dialogue projects.

Deadline for Applications: April 12, 2017




“Migration in Public Remembrance and Politics: How Do Collective Memories Impact Current Debates on Immigration and Refugees in Germany?”

DAAD funded study trip to Germany in July 2017, organized by the Canadian Center for German & European Studies (CCGES) at York University in Toronto and the Joint Initiative for German and European Studies (JIGES) at the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES) at the University of Toronto.

Deadline for applications: March 11, 2017


"L’Allemagne dans une Europe fragilisée"

Summer Seminar at the Europäische Akademie Otzenhausen and in Berlin, coming May 5 to 15, organized by the Centre canadien d'études allemandes et européennes (CCEAE), Montréal, the Joint Initiative in German and European Studies (JIGES, Toronto) as well as the Centre interdisciplinaire d'études et de recherches sur l'Allemagne (CIERA), France.

Deadline for appilcations: March 1, 2017


DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Program

AICGS is now accepting applications for the next round of DAAD fellowships.

Application deadline for Fall 2017 (July 2017 - December 2017): February 28, 2017


North Rhine-Westphalia Scholarship Program 2017


Since 2004 the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia (in the following: NRW) has been carrying out a scholarship programme for students from Israel.
The programme is being implemented by the Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf, who works on behalf of the state government of NRW as the programme coordination office.

The programme offers short-term scholarships for students in bachelor and master degree programmes from selected Israeli universities wishing to pursue studies and research in NRW.

Deadline for applications: February 28, 2017