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Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Wolf Humanities Center

The Wolf Humanities Center awards five (5) one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships each academic year to junior scholars in the humanities who are no more than five years out of their doctorate. Preference will be given to candidates not yet in tenure track positions, whose proposals are interdisciplinary, who have not previously enjoyed use of the resources of the University of Pennsylvania, and who would particularly benefit from and contribute to Penn's intellectual life.

KHK/GCR21 Duisburg-Essen Fellowship for Global Cooperation Research

The Käte Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research (KHK/GCR21) invites applications for Research Fellowships with duration of 6 to 12 months starting between March and June 2020 . Proposals regarding

  • pathways and mechanisms of global cooperation and
  • global cooperation under conditions of polycentric governance

are especially welcome.

The fully funded fellowships are available to both senior and postdoctoral researchers across the humanities and social sciences. Deadline for applications is June 2nd, 2019. 

Modern Philosophy Post-doc Position in Naples University

The research program Modernity and Contemporary Re-readings of Authors, Concepts, Problems of Modern Thought (MOSCHO), focuses on the reception of modern philosophy in European culture during the first half of the 20th century, particularly on the Frankfurt School.

It includes the organization of a seminar cycle on “Reason and Modernity” and a conference on “Readings of Modern Philosophy in the 19th Century and the Beginning of the 20th”.

The post-doc fellow:

Università Federico II di Napoli (UNINA)

Frederick II of Hohenstaufen, King of Sicily and a Holy Roman emperor, established the University of Naples as the studium with an imperial...

NWO Visitor's Travel Grant to the Netherlands

Continuous application

Researchers in the Netherlands can apply for a visitor's grant for highly qualified senior researchers from abroad who hold a PhD. With this grant these researchers can stay in the Netherlands for a maximum of four months.


A visitor's grant is intended for the visit of a foreign researcher who makes an important contribution to a ongoing Dutch research project.

Research Groups at ZiF Bielefeld

The ZiF offers the opportunity to establish an interdisciplinary Research Group in the academic year 2021/22.  For several months up to one year fellows reside at the ZiF and work together on a broader research theme. ZiF provides funding, support by a research group coordinator, and a professional infrastructure (i.e. accommodation, conference facilities).

The Research Group may be applied for in two different formats:

Rannís Postdoctoral Fellowships in Iceland

The Icelandic Research Fund (IRF) is an open competitive fund which provides research grants according to the general priorities of the Icelandic Science and Technology Policy Council and based on peer review of proposals. 

The role of the IRF is to enhance scientific research (basic and applied) and research education in Iceland. For this purpose the IRF awards funding to research students and research projects led by individuals, research teams, universities, research institutes, and companies (cf. Act 3/2003 with later amendments).

Taiwan Fellowships for Research on Taiwan, Mainland China, the Asia-Pacific Region and Chinese Studies

MOFA Taiwan Fellowship is established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to award foreign experts and scholars interested in researches related to Taiwan, cross-strait relations, Asia-Pacific region and Sinology to conduct advanced research at universities or academic institutions in Taiwan. Up to now, there have been 934 scholars from 78 countries being accepted by this program.