IEG Fellowship - Digital Humanities (Leibniz Institute of European History, Mainz)

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April 20, 2020
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, European History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Early Modern History and Period Studies


IEG Fellowship - Digital Humanities

Application deadline: 20.04.2020
for Fellowships beginning in September 2020 or later.

The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) awards one fellowship for a period of six to eight months for international doctoral students in the field of Digital Humanities.

The fellowship supports international doctoral students who wish to carry out their own research project using Digital Humanities methods. Your research should be connected to aspects of the institute’s research programme, on »Negotiating differences in Europe«. As a member of the institute’s Digital Historical Research Unit you will collaborate closely with researchers of our DH Lab.
Scholars from the humanities with a historical focus who use digital methods for their projects are also invited to apply for the fellowship.

Offer and Requirements

The monthly stipend is € 1,350. Additionally, you can apply for family or child allowance.
As a member of the IEG’s research community you will be able to discuss your project in the inspiring working environment of the IEG. As a Fellowship holder you are required to reside in Mainz. You will actively participate in the IEG's research community and the weekly colloquia, where we expect you to present your work at least once during your fellowship. Fellows must submit a final report of their project at the end of the funding period. 
Proficiency in English and German is required in order to participate in discussions at the Institute.

Please send specific questions regarding the IEG Fellowship in Digital Humanities to the Head of the Digital Historical Research Unit, Thorsten Wübbena:
Questions regarding the IEG’s Fellowship Programme in general are to be directed to Barbara Müller:

Please send us the following documents:

  1. letter of motivation (PDF)
  2. curriculum vitae; a list of publications, if available (PDF)
  3. a brief description of the proposed research project (max. 5 pages, PDF)
  4. copies of university certificates and proof of language competence (PDF)
  5. academic letter of reference
    The academic advisor should send an up-to-date reference (PDF) directly to the IEG by the application deadline:

Please send your application to:
Further information can be found on our website

Contact Info: 

Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG)

Head of Research Fellowship Programme

Barbara Müller, M. A.

Alte Universitaetsstrasse 19

55116 Mainz, Germany

phone: +49 (0) 6131-39 393 75

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