The Fellowships at the Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship. This call is intended to Early career scholars who are within 6 years of receiving their PhD, may apply for a long-term fellowship of between 6 and 10 months. Expired 83 days ago, try next time!
The Herzog August Bibliothek is an independent research centre funded by the State of Lower Saxony. The scope of the library’s holdings constitutes a unique archive of European culture. Manuscripts, incunabula, rare books and special collections such as engravings, maps and 20th-century artists’ books, enable almost unlimited studies of cultures of knowledge in a global perspective. The library conducts its own research projects in the fields of medieval and early modern studies, holds conferences and organizes a vibrant programme of cultural activities. Among the topics which currently form the focus of the library’s own research programmes are cultural translation, material culture, the history of collections and collecting.
The monthly fellowship is € 2.200. The fellowship holder will receive a one-time reimbursement for the cost of travel to and from Wolfenbüttel (max. € 2.000). Fellows who bring their families to Wolfenbüttel may apply for a monthly child supplement (one child: € 300; two children € 400; three or more € 500).
Level and Area of Studies
Postdoctoral program in any field.
Place of Study
The study will be taken in Germany.
Eligibility and Criteria
Early career scholars who are within 6 years of receiving their PhD, may apply for a long-term fellowship of between 6 and 10 months. The library will award from 4 to 6 such fellowships annually.
There is no nationality restriction.
31 January 2019.