Long-term Visiting Fellowships at the GHI 2018

German Historical Institute Long-term Visiting Fellowship 2018 – The German Historical Institute (GHI), Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for its long-term visiting fellow program for the year 2018


Also See : Scholarships 2019


Following Thematic Areas
The fellowships will be granted for a period of 6- to 12-months in the following thematic areas:

  • History of Family and Kinship
  • History of Knowledge
  • History of Migration
  • History of Race & Ethnicity
  • History of Religion and Religiosity
  • History of the Americas
  • The identified thematic areas are intended to be broad in scope. Applicants are welcome to identify up two areas for which they wish to submit their application

About the Fellowship

  • The fellowship term begins 01st September 2019. The Fellow is expected to be in residence in Washington, DC, and participate in GHI activities and events
  • The Fellow will have the opportunity to make use of the resources in the Washington metropolitan area, including the Library of Congress and the National Archives, while pursuing his or her own research

Fellowship Amount

  • The fellowship is open to both doctoral and postdoctoral scholars based in North America and Europe. The monthly stipend is € 2,000 for doctoral students and € 3,400 for postdoctoral scholars
  • In addition, fellowship recipients based in Europe will receive reimbursement for their round-trip airfare to the U.S.


Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants should be based at (or recent graduates of) a North American or European university or research institute
  • For doctoral students applying, ABD status (or the equivalent) is required prior to commencing the fellowship
  • For postdoctoral scholars applying, the preference is for projects that are designed for the "second book" (Habilitation or equivalent)


Application Procedure

  • To apply please send the following materials (preferably items 2-6 as a combined pdf) to [email protected] by 01st December 2018:
  • An application Form; A brief cover letter; Curriculum vitae; A copy of your most recent diploma or transcripts; Project description (5 pages or 2,000 words max); Research schedule for the fellowship; At least one letter of reference (preferably sent separately)
  • Applicants may write in either English or German; we recommend that they use the language in which they are most proficient. Applications should be sent electronically as single PDF via e-mail to Bryan Hart at [email protected]. Applicants will be notified about the outcome approximately two months after the deadline
  • Questions about applying or for the fellowship program in general should be directed to Bryan Hart ([email protected])


Important Dates

  • The deadline for applications is 01st December 2018


German Historical Institute, 1607 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC 20009-2562, U.S.A., Phone No.: +1.202.387.3355, Email: [email protected], Webwww.ghi-dc.org