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Дослідницька стипендія імені Герди Хенкель на 2019-2020 рік (Болгарія) Featured

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Стипендія надається на фундаментальні дослідження в сфері гуманітарних та соціальних наук. СAS Sofia допомагає стипендіатам у всіх практичних питаннях, що стосуються подорожі, перебування чи дослідження у Софії. Дедлайн – 31 травня 2018 року (далі – англ.).

The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS Sofia) has announced a Call for Applications for its 2019/2020 GERDA HENKEL Fellowship for fundamental research in the fields of the humanities and the social sciences.

CAS Sofia is an independent Institute with international and multidisciplinary profile. Located in Sofia, Bulgaria, it promotes high-level scholarship in the social sciences and the humanities. In addition to supporting focus-group research, CAS Sofia invites outstanding scholars to pursue their individual research projects during in-residence periods of up to five months. The invited Fellows participate in the intellectual life and the scholarly community of the Centre (Bulgarian and foreign fellows) while working on projects of their own choice. Fellows receive adequate material and intellectual support and can profit from the Centre’s wide international networks, international seminar- and guest-lecturer programme. CAS Sofia assists Fellows in all practical matters concerning travel, residence and research in Sofia.


Candidates may apply for two periods:

  • 1 March 2019 – 31 July 2019 (Summer semester)
  • 1 October 2019 – 28 February 2020 (Winter semester)


Fellows are entitled to:

  • A monthly stipend of 750 euro (liable to 10% income tax) to cover living expenses related to the stay in Sofia;
  • Accommodation in Sofia, comprising living quarters and working space. The Fellows will also have free access to the CAS library and electronic resources/databases;
  • Travel from the home country to Sofia and back, visa and insurance costs (up to 850 Euro);
  • Research field trip abroad during the fellowship period – up to1500 Euros (a one-time allowance);
  • Research expenses (100 euro per month).

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must:

  • Be citizens of one of the following countries: Afghanistan, Belarus, China (permanent residence in Tibet or Xinjiang Autonomous Regions), Kasakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.;
  • Have completed a PhD in the fields of the humanities and social sciences;
  • International research experience (participation in projects and refereed conferences) and publications in peer-reviewed academic editions are strong advantages;
  • Preference will be given to candidates below the age of 45.

How to Apply

Applicants can submit their applications via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit GERDA HENKEL Fellowship



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