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IN WBI Excellence Grant Programme┋Short-term scholarships

In a context of increased mobility and globalisation, this scholarship program was set up by Wallonia-Brussels International (WBI).

In support of the competitiveness clusters determined by the Marshall Plan 4.0 initiated by Wallonia, it allows the reception of researchers from foreign countries wishing to carry out a postdoctoral program within higher-education institutions that are organised or subsidised by the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.

Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society Research Fellowships

The Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society is pleased to invite applications for research fellowships (Junior Researcher Fellowships as well as Senior Researcher Fellowships) for the years 2018, 2019, and 2020.

Our goal is to establish and cultivate fruitful collaborations between the Weizenbaum Institute and researchers around the globe.

Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience (P.R.I.M.E.)

In 2014 the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) initiated the PRIME programme to support the international mobility of postdoctoral researchers by temporary positions at German universities in place of conventional stipends. With completing the programme’s pilot phase that was partially co-financed by the EU, DAAD has successfully established this funding instrument and continues the programme since 2019 with support from the national funding provider, the BMBF.

Waseda Institute for Advanced Study Visiting Researcher

The Waseda Institute for Advanced Study is committed to promoting the university-wide acceptance of leading researchers from other countries as well as to facilitating the production of research results, scholarly exchange with researchers at Waseda, and other such outcomes. For this purpose, the Institute invites researchers doing work at the cutting edge of their fields as a Visiting Researcher.

Recruitment Fields

Fields corresponding to Humanities, Social Science, Natural Science, and Interdisciplinary Research

Number of Positions

Several positions

Small Grants in Medical Humanities and Social Science

Following a review, we have decided to close this scheme. The final application deadline is 11 July 2019. 

Small Grants fund programmes of activities that enable researchers to establish and develop networks, explore new areas of research and increase the impact of their work.

Who can apply

You can apply for a Small Grant if you’re a humanities and social science researcher who wants to do one or more of the following:

Research Fellowships in Medical Humanities and Social Science

This scheme supports postdoctoral researchers in health-related humanities and social sciences who do not hold established academic posts.

Who can apply

You can apply for a Research Fellowship if you’re a postdoctoral researcher who wants to carry out an extended period of research on your own project.

You must not have a permanent contract, or a contract that will last longer than this fellowship.

You should also:

Farley Visiting Scholar in History at Simon Fraser University

The Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University invites applications for the Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar in History for the 2020-21 academic year. The Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar is dedicated to the teaching of history, which is understood to include studies of the past, including the recent past, carried out within the departments and programs of the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences.

Postdoctoral and Senior Fellowships at IKGF Erlangen-Nuremberg: "Fate, Freedom and Prognostication"

The International Consortium for Research in the Humanities (IKGF) "Fate, Freedom, and Prognostication. Strategies for Coping with the Future in East Asia and Europe" at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg invites applications for fellowships.

We invite scholars from the broader field of Sinology who are working on issues related to our research focus "Fate, Freedom and Prognostication" and preferably those who are open to a comparative approach with an Asian-European perspective.