IEG Research Fellowships for International PhD Students 2018 at Mainz


The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) awards Research Fellowships for International PhD students for a research stay in Mainz beginning in March 2018


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About Scholarship

The IEG awards fellowships for international junior researchers in history, theology and other historical subjects. The IEG promotes research on the historical foundations of Europe from the early modern period to 1989/90, particularly regarding their religious, political and social dimensions


Projects dealing with European communication and transfer processes as well as projects focusing on questions related to theology, church history and intellectual history are particularly welcome


Scholarship Award

Funding is currently € 1200/month. Research fellows live and work for between 6 and 12 months at the Institute in Mainz and can pursue their individual PhD project. Fellows are advised by a mentor from among the IEG’s academic staff



PhD theses continue to be supervised and are completed under the auspices of the fellows’ home universities. Fellows are required to register officially as residents in Mainz and to reside and take part in events at the Institute


The language use at the IEG are German and English; fellows must have a passive command of both and an active command of at least one of the two languages so as to participate in the discussions at the Institute



Application form can be downloaded from the website


Attachments should be in the following order: (a) Completed application form; (b) a tabular curriculum vitae; (c) a list of academic publications if you have any; (d) a description of the research project including the structure of the dissertation and a work plan and schedule for the proposed research stay in Mainz (5 Pages /15000 characters excluding spaces); (e) copies of university transcript and proofs of language competence


Please send your application via e-mail to: [email protected]


Important Dates

Last Date for Submission of Application: 15th August 2017


IEG Germany

The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG), Alte Universitaetsstraße 19, D-55116 Mainz – Germany, Tel.: +49 (0) 6131-39-39340, Fax: +49 (0) 6131-39-30153, Email: [email protected], Website


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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