Research fellowships in Wolfenbüttel 2018

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January 31, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Digital Humanities

Research fellowships in Wolfenbüttel 2018

The Herzog August Bibliothek is an independent research centre of the State of Lower Saxony in Germany and it awards fellowships to post-doctoral researchers in order to promote research in the areas of medieval and early modern cultural history. The international programme is open to all historically oriented disciplines. Projects should be centered on the historic book and manuscript holdings of the Wolfenbüttel library. Fellows are required to be in residence in Wolfenbüttel for the duration of their fellowship. 

Fellowships of between 2 and 12 months are either € 1250 (if fellows continue to receive full pay during their fellowship tenure) or € 1800 per month, plus a travel allowance to and from Wolfenbüttel. Fellowships carry a residence requirement and the library has its own housing facilities. Fellows are expected to contribute to the academic life of the library and participate in scholarly exchange. Complete applications for fellowships in the calendar year 2018 must reach us by January 31st 2017. Applications received after this date cannot be considered.

Please send an email to requesting an application form, which contains all the necessary information about documents to be submitted, and state the topic of your research:

All enquiries on post-doctoral fellowships should be addressed to
Dr. Jill Bepler, Head of Fellowship programmes, Herzog August Bibliothek, Postfach 1364, D-38299 Wolfenbüttel; Tel. 05331/808-205; Fax: 05331-/808-266; E-Mail:

HAB-Newberry Library Chicago

The Herzog August Bibliothek also annually awards a two-month fellowship which is combined with a fellowship at the Newberry Library Chicago. The aim is to support research projects which link the holdings of both libraries. Enquiries and applications should be addressed to the Newberry Library.

Contact Info: 

Dr. Jill Bepler, Herzog August Bibliothek, Lessingplatz 1, 38300 Wolfenbüttel, Germany

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