Transatlantic Academy Fellowship in Europe and USA

The applications for the Transatlantic Academy Fellowship are now accepted. This award is aimed to support scholars to undertake post-doctoral research concerned on the theme of “Germany and the United States in the 21st Century.”. Please note, only European and North American scholars are invited to apply. Two types of fellowship are now available; Senior Fellowship and Post-doctoral Fellowship. The winning candidates will receive a monthly stipend and travel cost. To apply, the application packet must be submitted no later than 1 October 2015.

Fellowship Description
The Transatlantic Academy is seeking candidates to serve as resident Fellows from September 2016 – June 2017 to examine the research theme “Germany and the United States in the 21st Century.” A joint project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius, the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, and the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, the Transatlantic Academy is located at the GMF office in Washington, DC. Each year, the Academy brings together scholars from Europe and North America to work on a single set of issues facing the transatlantic community.

Award Value
Each of the selected fellows will receive benefit of a monthly stipend and travel cost during the program’s period.

Level and Area of Studies
Post-doctoral research in the theme theme “Germany and the United States in the 21st Century.”

Place of Study
The research will be taken in the USA and Europe.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Applicants for senior fellowships must have a PhD and professional experience equivalent to that of an Associate Professor. Applicants who combine academic excellence with practical field or policy experience will have an advantage. Fellows will be expected to present their own research and to react to the work of their colleagues on a regular basis while atthe Academy. They will also be expected to discuss their research with policymakers, non-governmental organizations and other policy-oriented institutions, both in the United States and Europe.
  • Applicants for Postdoctoral Fellowships must have completed their PhD within the last five years. The Academy offers two Postdoctoral Fellowships. One of them, the Volkswagen Stiftung Fellowship is reserved for promising young scholars based at German institutions working in a specific field of the humanities. Applications for this fellowship must be made directly to the Volkswagen Stiftung. Applications for the other Postdoctoral Fellowship should apply directly to the Academy.

Applicants’ Nationality
Scholars from European countries and North American countries are invited to apply.

Application Instruction
The application must be submitted through the online system at the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
1 October 2015.

Website and Application Link