Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies Research Fellowships, Germany, 2014

  • Germany

Scholarship Description:

Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies Research Fellowships, Germany, 2014 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

The Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies offers fellowships for March  and September 2014 in Germany. Fellowships are provided in the field of  Humanities and the Social Sciences. The program is open to senior and junior  scholars (postdocs)  from Heidelberg or elsewhere who are interested to pursue research in  transcultural studies. Three types of fellowships are available: visiting  fellowships, senior fellowships and junior fellowships. Visiting  Fellowships are available to scholars worldwide, senior  fellowships are available to scholars from within Heidelberg University and  junior fellowships are available to postdocs from within Heidelberg University. Application should be submitted till  October 1, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are provided  in the field of Humanities and the Social Sciences at HCTS (the HCTS  fellows are invited to pursue their Own research with a focus on one of the  suggested themes: Detours-Mediated Circulations of  Knowledge, Transcultural Exchanges in a  pre-modern World, Urban  Spaces). Course  Level: These fellowships are available for research  studies. Scholarship Provider: The Heidelberg Centre  for Transcultural Studies (HCTS), Institute for Advanced Studies at the  University of Heidelberg. Scholarship can be taken at:  Germany

Eligibility: The program is open to senior and junior  scholars (postdocs)  from Heidelberg or elsewhere who are interested to pursue research in transcultural studies. -The Institute  assembles scholars from all over the world to engage in an interdisciplinary  dialogue and to enhance their understanding of transcultural processes.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International  (Visiting Fellowships) German (within Heidelberg University for Senior  Fellowships and Junior Fellowships) students can apply for this  scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Heidelberg Centre for  Transcultural Studies (HCTS) is an Institute for Advanced Studies at the  University of Heidelberg. Building on the structures established by the Cluster  of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context,” it is open to scholars  especially in the humanities and the social sciences. Founded in April 2013, the  Institute assembles scholars from all over the world to engage in an  interdisciplinary dialogue and to enhance their understanding of transcultural processes. The institute offers an M.A. and a Doctoral Programme in Transcultural Studies.

Number of award(s): 3 Visiting  Fellowships are available to scholars worldwide, 3 Senior  Fellowships are available to scholars from within Heidelberg University  and 2 Junior Fellowships are available to postdocs from within Heidelberg University.

Duration of award(s): Fellows can choose to  be in residence in Heidelberg for a period ranging from between six months to  two academic years.

What does it cover? Fellows benefit from the  finest research facilities, the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary  and international community of first-rate scholars, and an excellent digital  humanities unit. All Fellows will be offered the support of research  assistance and library services. Senior Fellows will receive funds for the  partial reduction of their teaching load (equivalent to 1/2  “Lehrstuhlvertretung”). Visiting Fellows will receive a stipend to make up for  losses in (sabbatical) salary and for additional costs incurred by their stay in  Germany. Junior Fellows will receive a budget to facilitate their research.

Selection criteria: Fellowships awarded to scholars  employed within or outside the University who have demostrated outstanding scholarly achievement and exhibit unusual intellectual promise.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by  email. The application (in German or English) Consists of two (2)  items and should be submitted in electronic format (single PDF  file): 1 Curriculum  vitae 2 Research proposal (maximum of 1500  words).

Scholarship Application  Deadline: The application deadline is October 1,  2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Degree Level:

Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies Research Fellowships, Germany, 2014 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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