Herzog August Bibliothek (HAB) is offering postdoctoral fellowships to conduct research in the areas of medieval and early modern cultural history. These fellowships are open to researchers from Germany and abroad working on historically oriented topics in the humanities.

The purpose of the Fellowship Programme of the Herzog August Bibliothek (HAB) is to offer researchers from Germany and abroad whose projects would benefit from using the library’s holdings the opportunity to begin, continue or conclude such a project.

The Herzog August Bibliothek is an independent research centre of the State of Lower Saxony and it awards fellowships to working  post-doctoral researchers in order to promote research in the areas of medieval and early modern cultural history

The candidate should have a very good command of the English language.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for postdoctoral research programme in Wolfenbüttel.

Study Subject: Fellowships are available in the areas of medieval and early modern cultural history.

Scholarship Award: Fellowships are awarded as full or part fellowships.
-Full Fellowship: The full fellowship is primarily intended for young researchers who have not taken up a permanent position. It is also meant for scholars who take unpaid research leave. The monthly fellowship allowance is 1.800 EUR. A travel subsidy can be granted to cover the cost of travel to and from Wolfenbüttel.
Part Fellowship: The part fellowship is intended for researchers from Germany and abroad, who will be receiving their salaries at their home institutions and will be conducting their research at the HAB outside the semester or during a sabbatical. The monthly fellowship allowance is 1.250 EUR. A travel subsidy can be granted to cover the cost of travel to and from Wolfenbüttel.

Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility: fellowships can only be awarded to a candidate with a doctorate or equivalent scholarly publications.

Nationality: Researchers from Germany and abroad can apply for these fellowships

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must be working on historically oriented projects in the humanities. Candidates working in the natural or social sciences are not eligible.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: The candidate should have a very good command of the English language.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

How to Apply: Please send an email to requesting an application form, which contains all the necessary information about documents to be submitted, and state the topic of your research: forschung-at-hab.de

Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 31st, 2017.

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