The European Forum at the Hebrew University and the IWM jointly award six-month Junior Visiting Fellowships to PhD candidates in the humanities or social sciences.
The Junior Visiting Fellow of the academic year 2016/17 will be invited to spend a six-month term between October 2016 and September 2017 at the IWM in Vienna to pursue a research project while working in residence at the Institute as a member of the international, multidisciplinary scholarly community. The fellows will receive a stipend in the amount of € 11,000 to cover accommodation, living expenses, travel, health insurance and incidentals during the stay at the Institute. Furthermore, the IWM will provide an office, access to the Internet, in-house research facilities and other relevant sources in Vienna. In addition, the IWM will offer lunch five days a week.
If the fellow chosen is not a student of the European Forums’s teaching programs, his department should co-sponsor 25% of the stipend (€ 2,750).
Candidates for the fellowships
must currently pursue a doctoral degree in the humanities or social sciences at the Hebrew University,
their research topic must be broadly related to one of the IWM’s main research fields,
must not be older than 35 years.
The application should be submitted electronically and in 5 hard copies and should contain the following documents:
the Application Form
a concise research proposal in English (max. 4 pages, double spaced, A4)
a curriculum vitae
two references (scholars familiar with the applicant’s academic work)
Deadline for Application:
The deadline for application was April 17, 2016. The next call will be announced in due time.
Applications should be submitted to:
The Center of Austrian Studies
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mount Scopus Campus