About the organisation

The  Institute for Contemporary History will be offering grants for research stays for the Center for Holocaust Studies Fellowships in Munich during 2019.

About the fellowships

The fellowships are designed to support and foster international Holocaust research. The program is aimed at established as well as younger researchers. For a high degree of international cooperation, applications from Germany, Europe as well as from all over the world are welcome.


For the researchers,  a topic within the field of Holocaust Studies is required in order to be eligible for one of the fellowships.


The stipend level depends on the prior academic degrees of the recipients. Fellowships are awarded in the following two categories:

  • Junior Fellowships (Rs. 2,00,000 per month)
    For PhD-Candidates (in exceptional cases, for Master Candidates)
  • Senior Fellowships (Rs. 2,80,000 per month)
    For researchers with a PhD, Post-Docs and those writing a Habilitation

These fellowships last up to four months each.

How to apply

Applications in English should reach the Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History and contain the following materials:

  • A motivational letter
  • A project proposal (max. 5 pages)
  • A curriculum vitae with publication list
  • Two letters of recommendation

Applications should be sent to:

Giles Bennett
Center for Holocaust Studies
Institute for Contemporary History
Leonrodstr 46 b 80636
Munich, Germany
Email: bennett@ifz-muenchen.de


The applications should reach the Institute by 22 September 2018.


For any queries, contact:

Giles Bennett
Center for Holocaust Studies
Email: bennett@ifz-muenchen.de
Contact: +49-89-5527907-12

For more information about the fellowships, visit the official website


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