Visiting Fellowship

Visiting Fellowship (non-stipendiary)

Visiting Fellowship (non-stipendiary)

In addition to pursuing their own research objectives, Visiting Fellows will have the opportunity to participate in the activities of the Centre and are encouraged to contribute to the collegial research environment. Visiting Fellows are given access to the library and other facilities. Depending on availability, fellows will have a desk space. 

We welcome applications from self-funded scholars, practitioners and PhD candidates who wish to visit the Centre for Fundamental Rights for a period of 3 to 9 months, as per the semester schedule. Fellowship during the fall semester may take place between 1 September and 31 January; Fellowship during the spring semester may take place between 1 February and 30 June. We are unable host fellows in July - August.

Application deadlines for Visiting Fellows, at least six months in advance of their respective visits, are on 31 January and 31 August of each calendar year.

Before applying for a Visiting Fellowship, you will need to secure a sponsor from within the Centre for Fundamental Rights who will support your visit. Potential sponsors are Centre Faculty members and Affiliated Faculty members. For Faculty members’ contact details please see here.   

For more information, including a list of possible funding opportunities, please read our Fellowship policy.

Please submit your application including the completed Visiting Fellowship Application Form, a full CV (including a list of publications) and a research outline (Max. 2 pages). PhD candidates should also enclose a letter of support from their PhD supervisor. 

Please send your application to: fundamentalrights[at]hertie-school[dot]org.

Meet our Visiting Fellows.