EURIAS Fellowship Programme for Young Scholars and Senior Researchers


The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 19 participating Institutes to promising young scholars as well as senior researchers worldwide.

The Institutes for Advanced Study (IAS) support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.

EURIAS Fellowships are mainly offered in the fields of the humanities and social sciences but may also be granted to scholars in life and exact sciences. The call for applications into the 2018-2019 EURIAS Fellowships has begun

Degree: At the time of the application, researchers must be in possession of a doctoral degree plus 2 years of full-time research experience after the degree. Exception is made for Law scholars who are eligible with a Master +6 years of full-time research experience after the degree. (PhD training is not considered in the calculation of experience).

Mobility: Researchers from all countries are eligible to the programme.

Age: There is no age discrimination.

Fields of study
The programme is open to all disciplines in the fields of humanities and social sciences. It also welcomes applications from the arts, life and exact sciences provided that:

  • the research project does not require any intensive laboratory work,
  • the research project interfaces with humanities and social sciences,
  • the applicant has a proven capacity to dialogue with other scientific disciplines,
  • the candidate applies to an IAS that welcome scholars outside the humanities and social sciences.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to check the IAS’ websites to learn more about the scientific orientation of the Institutes and their potential opening to disciplines outside the humanities and social sciences.

Method of Application
Applicants must provide full application forms, curricula, PhD diploma, publications, two letters of recommendation for junior applicants, detailed research proposals. Incomplete applications are not considered. The diversity of the 19 participating IAS offers a wide range of possible research contexts in Europe for worldwide scholars. Applicants may select up to three IAS outside their country of nationality or residence as possible host institutions.

You may read the 2018-2019 call for applications. Applications are submitted online via the official website (link to it is below), where, you will find detailed information regarding the content of the application, eligibility criteria, and selection procedure.

Applications period span April 19th → June 7th, 2017, 4 pm GMT -Greenwich Mean Time- (6 pm Paris/Brussels Time)

Late applications are not considered (the online application platforms prevents applicants from submitting after the deadline).


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