The Alfried Krupp Fellows Programme
Each year the Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg awards 3 to 6 Alfried Krupp Senior Fellowships and 6 to 12 Alfried Krupp Junior Fellowships. The Institute enables the fellows to concentrate on a major academic project, free of extensive teaching duties. The Institute also offers the opportunity to discuss their discipline with colleagues and students at the Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald.
Academics who have proven themselves by outstanding research and teaching are appointed as Alfried Krupp Senior Fellows.
Alfried Krupp Junior Fellowships are awarded to particularly qualified young academics with doctorates.
A joint application by several people who wish to realize a project in Greifswald in interdisciplinary and international cooperation is possible.
Alfried Krupp Fellowships are awarded either for a semester (1st October to 31st March or 1st April to 30th September) or for a whole academic year. They may be awarded to academics from Germany or from abroad.
Alfried Krupp Senior Fellowships and Alfried Krupp Junior Fellowships are advertised publicly. Proposals and applications should be submitted to the academic director by the deadline stated in the respective advertisement.
Applicants and persons who wish to propose a researcher to the academic director of the Institute are requested to observer the guidelines for applicants and on submitting proposals, which can also be downloaded as a PDF file.
Where possible, Alfried Krupp Senior Fellows should arrange to be substituted at their respective home institution by a junior academic. The substitution costs will be borne by the Institute. Furthermore, Alfried Krupp Senior Fellows are provided with an apartment and an office, free of charge, in the Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg. Individual offers may be made by the Institute to Alfried Krupp Senior Fellows who cannot be granted paid leave by their home institutions.
The fellowships are funded according to the high expectations concerning the scientific achievements of the fellows. As a rule the grant is tax-free in Germany. Additionally, Alfried Krupp Junior Fellows are provided with an apartment and an office, free of charge, in the Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg.
Travelling and laboratory costs are not covered by the Institute.
During their stay Alfried Krupp Fellows are expected to complete, or at least to make decisive progress in, a significant research project.
Fellows are expected to live in the Institute.
The Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg would welcome it if Alfried Krupp Senior Fellows were to hold a class for the students of Greifswald University during their stay.
Further information for applicants and on submitting proposals may be found here.
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