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HWK Fellowship (humanities, earth & social science)


Research Field
Social sciences
Funding Type
Mobility Incoming
Travel Grants
Career Stage
Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)
Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)
European Research Programme
Not funded by an EU programme



The HWK Fellowship from the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg – Institute for Advanced Science (HWK) supports researchers in the areas of humanities, earth and social science to visit the HWK for an extended period to focus on their research and build collaborations in northwest Germany. Applicants may be postdoctoral to senior researchers. Applications must have a doctoral degree for more than 5 years. They must apply at least one year before they want to start the fellowship. The fellowship includes a monthly stipend, an apartment and travel expenses for a period of 3-10 months. Applications close on July 15, 2022.

What is funded

Accommodation, monthly stipend and travel expenses.  


3-10 months.


Researchers in humanities, earth and social science from outside Germany.


Organisation name
Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg – Institute for Advanced Study (HWK)
Organisation Country
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