JEV Research Fellowship for European Administrative History in Germany, 2016

Fellowship scholarships

JEV-Fellowship is open for researchers from Germany and abroad at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History (MPI). This fellowship in Germany is provided in the field of European administrative history. The scholarship is intended to benefit the next generation of scientific researchers, particularly doctoral and post-doctoral students, and specifically for the final phase of their research project for a duration of no longer than 12 months. The MPI will provide fellowship recipients with work opportunities in its library. The application deadline is 30 September, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Fellowship is awarded in the area of European administrative history.
Course Level: Fellowship is available for doctoral and postdoctoral students and specifically for the final phase of their research project for a duration of no longer than 12 months.
Scholarship Provider: The German University Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility:
-Early stage researchers from Germany and abroad are invited to apply. In accordance with the thematic and methodological spectrum covered by the JEV, the scholarship is open to all historical disciplines, provided the research project addresses an aspect of European administrative history from the period of the sixteenth to the twentieth century. The importance of the research topic should impact beyond the national level. Comparative research questions are particularly welcome.
-The scholarship is intended to benefit the next generation of scientific researchers, particularly doctoral and post-doctoral students, and specifically for the final phase of their research project.

Scholarship Open for International Students: German and international researchers can apply for this research Research Fellowshipfellowship.

Scholarship Description: At the end of 2012 Prof. Dr. Erk Volkmar Heyen, Professor of Public Law and European Administrative History at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University of Greifswald until his retirement and the editor of the “Jahrbuch für europäische Verwaltungsgeschichte/Yearbook of European Administrative History” (JEV) published from 1989 to 2008, donated a research fellowship in the field of European Administrative History (“The JEV-Fellowship for European Administrative History”). The fellowship falls within the framework of the German University Foundation (Bonn, Germany).

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Scholarship is offered for the duration of 12 months.

What does it cover? The scholarship is based on the usual rates for doctoral fellowships of the German Research Foundation (DFG). Should a fellowship be awarded for research abroad, the local conditions will be the determining factor. Marital status will not be deemed a consideration, and neither will travel- nor other costs be reimbursed. The MPI provides fellowship recipients with work opportunities in its library. Fellows are given the opportunity to present their research projects to the public at the Institute and to discuss the projects with the latter.

Selection Criteria: The Board of the German University Foundation decides on and awards the fellowship based on a proposal by a jury.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applications in English or German should be sent in electronic form to: Priv.-Doz. The application, which must also include an indication of the duration for which the fellowship should run, is to be accompanied by the following documents: a curriculum vitae in tabular form with detailed information on the nature and the chronology of university studies together with the respective examination results achieved (copies of results to be enclosed) and, where applicable, a list of scientific publications written or hitherto contributed to; a detailed description of the research project including a detailed outline of the contents of the intended publication, a detailed report on the current development of the project and the status of publication, including the reasons for any (possible) delay in its completion; extensive excerpts from the current document; information on the current financing of the research project as well as on past or pending applications for funding of the project; a precise timetable for the completion of the writing of the publication. Furthermore care is to be taken that at least one expert opinion from a university lecturer on both the individual researcher and the research project as such be submitted directly to the jury.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 September, 2015.

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