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The Martin Buber Society of Fellows in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Fellowships for German and Israeli
Academic Scholars in Israel

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Hebrew University and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

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Fellowships are being awarded to German and Israeli academics for research and participation in an academic program in Israel. Post-doctoral students who specialize in the fields of humanities and social sciences will receive NIS 9000 per month as a fellow in the program. Fellows will have the opportunity to interact in a variety of forums including seminars, lectures, and study excursions at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Participants will be joined by select senior colleagues to facilitate a high level of inter-disciplinary and inter-cultural academic dialogue. In addition to the stipend, fellows will be given a housing subsidy and an office. No special connection to Jewish studies or Israel is required to participate in the fellowship.

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GrantWatch ID#: 126824

Number of Grants:

Up to 10

Estimated Size of Grant:

NIS 9000 per month and a housing subsidy

Term of Contract:

2 years; The scholarship may be further extended beyond two years upon the approval of the academic committee

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Scholars who have completed their Ph.D. at an Israeli or German university
Citizens of Israel or Germany who have received their Ph.D. in other countries
The Ph.D. degree must have been approved after October 1, 2007 and no later than March 15, 2012
Doctoral candidates submitting their dissertation in U.S. universities in the winter-spring of 2012 are entitled to submit their candidacy, subject to approval of the dissertation by May 2012.

Not Eligible:
Law and Economics Scholars

Pre-Application Information:

Fellows will be expected to live in Jerusalem
Discussions in the fellowship will take place in English

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Postal Address:
The Martin Buber Society of Fellows
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Rabin Building, Room 2201
Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem, 91905

For further inquiries:
Yael Baron
Tel. +972 (0)2-5883901 or +972(0)2-5881747

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International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.