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Emmy Noether Program: Leading Independent Junior Research Groups in Germany

The Emmy Noether Programme gives exceptionally qualified early career researchers the chance to qualify for the post of professor at a university by leading an independent junior research group for a period of six years.

The programme is open to postdocs and junior professors with temporary contracts who are at an early stage in their research careers.

Junior and Senior Core Fellowships at CEU Budapest Institute for Advanced Study

The Institute for Advanced Study at CEU (IAS CEU) is pleased to invite applications for its core junior and senior fellowship programs for the academic year 2019/20. Fellowships are available in all research areas of the social sciences and humanities, broadly defined. Fellowships run for the full 9-month period (Oct-June), for the 3- month short fall semester (October-December), the 5-month fall semester (Oct- February) or the 6-month spring semester (Jan-June). 

NATO Defense College Research Fellowships

The NATO Defense College currently offers eight fellowships each year in the field of defence and security policy research related to NATO and its Partners. The objective is to promote research and policy analysis in areas of particular interest to the NATO Member States, as well as to countries that are part of the Partnership for Peace (PfP), Mediterranean Dialogue (MD) and Other Military Cooperation (OMC) / Partners Across the Globe (PAG) frameworks. Since the Programme’s inception in 1993, the NDC has awarded more than 120 fellowships.

Fritz Thyssen Fellowships at CEU Budapest Institute for Advanced Study

The Institute for Advanced Study at Central European University in Budapest (IAS CEU) are pleased to invite applications for the Fritz Thyssen Junior fellowships for the academic year 2019/2020. Fellowships are available in all research areas of the social sciences and humanities. Fellowships run for the whole academic year (9 months, October 1- June 30) or for the Fall or Spring semesters (5 months, October 1 to Feb 28 or 6 months (Jan 1 to June 30). Junior fellowships are renewable for another year in exceptional cases and only after an external review process. 

Ikerbasque ERC Fast Track

Ikerbasque, the Basque Foundation for Science, offers permanent research positions to researchers who have obtained a grant from the European Research Council (ERC).


Researchers of any nationality who have obtained a grant of the European Research Council (Starting, Consolidator or Advanced) in the 2017-2019 ERC calls.

Research Positions

Ikerbasque offers permanent research employment contracts fully funded by Ikerbasque at competitive salary as:

D. Kim Foundation Fellowships in the History of Science and Technology in East Asia

Welcome to the D. Kim Foundation for the History of Science and Technology in East Asia. The Foundation provides fellowships and grants to support graduate students and young scholars who are working in the history of science and technology in modern East Asia, regardless of their nationality, origins, or gender. Comparative studies of East Asia and the West as well as studies in related fields (mathematics, medicine and public health) are also welcome. English is the official language of the Foundation.

Scholarships for International Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg

The Max Planck Institute offers a limited number of short-term scholarships (maximum of 4 months) for legal scholars whose primary place of residence is outside of Germany. The scholarships are financed by the Max Planck Society and are awarded each year in connection with two windows of application.

Scholarships are available for: