Application for the Joint Berlin-Jerusalem Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program for International Students in Germany – 2020/2021. Entry is now open at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Germany.
The goal of this program is to pool resources and attract highly promising postdoctoral researchers to the combined strengths of two renowned research universities working in partnership. The university will provide a monthly stipend of € 2,000 and a one-time relocation allowance (€ 2,000).
Founded in 1948, Freie Universität Berlin has 15 departments and central institutes including veterinary studies. It offers vocational training, opportunities for cooperative academic education.
The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
JOINT BERLIN-JERUSALEM PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY
Scholars are selected on the following criteria:
- All countries candidates are eligible to apply for this application.
- The fellowship proposal may involve all disciplines, thematic or subject areas that exist at both universities or are complementary.
- To be eligible, the candidates who acquired their PhD prior to that date may also apply if there was an eligible lapse in their research activity (e.g. family responsibilities).
- For admission, applicants must have a master’s degree from a recognized university.
- Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.
JOINT BERLIN-JERUSALEM PROGRAM APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
- Candidates are asked to register and submit their applications via the FUB application form at Dahlem Research School. For questions regarding the program and application procedures please contact the staff in charge at both universities: Limor Levy, International Office, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: [email protected] and Hans-Martin Meis, Center for International Cooperation, Freie Universität Berlin: [email protected]
Application must include:
- Research proposal and time plan (max. 10 pages in total including all references/figures/tables).
- Concise Curriculum Vitae with a list of principal publications (max. 4 pages in total).
- Two recommendation letters (including one from the applicant’s doctoral supervisor) – can be sent directly to the below coordinators if the referees prefer.
- Two explicit endorsement letters by the potential host supervisors at Freie Universität Berlin and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
- Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before January 31, 2020 will be considered.
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