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The Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center Fellowship Program

Fellowships 2016/17

Call for Applications

The Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center
for German-Jewish Literature and Cultural History
at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
will award doctoral and post-doctoral research fellowships
for the academic year 2016/17

Successful applicants will be expected to carry out their research work at the Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Center at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem from October 2016 through June 2017. During this period the fellows are expected to conduct their research in Israel and to participate in the workshops, colloquia and all activities of the Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center.

This call is open to all proposals within the scope of the center’s research interests and activities.

Applicants must have fair knowledge of the German language, i.e. the ability to read texts in German and to follow lectures given in the German language.

Applicants interested in a postdoctoral fellowship must have been awarded their Ph.D. no earlier than October 01, 2012. Candidates can submit an application for a post doctoral fellowship as long as they submit their dissertation no later than June 1st, 2016. 

Applications for a doctoral fellowship can only be accepted if the applicant has been a Ph.D. student for no more than five years.

Applicants may be of all nationalities. Israeli citizens applying for a doctoral fellowship must be registered at the Hebrew University as a Ph.D. student. Israeli citizens who are registered as Ph.D. students at a university abroad will be treated as international applicants.

Successful applicants will be granted a monthly stipend of 5,500 NIS. Furthermore, international applicants will be entitled to health insurance coverage. Fellows from abroad will also be allotted a round-trip flight (up to $800 or €600).

Applicants must submit:

  • Application Form
  • A letter of application
  • Research proposal (3 - 10 pages)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • An example of written work, max. 30 pages
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official M.A. or Doctoral Diploma

All material can be written either in English, German or Hebrew.


Applications should be submitted through the HUJI Scholarships System: (the call for applications can be seen under: select faculty > Humanities).  

Applications must be submitted until April 17th, 2016. Decisions will be made within two months and applicants will be informed accordingly.

Application period for 2016/17 is now over and will open again next year.

The Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center for German-Jewish Literature and Cultural History
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Yitzhak Rabin Building, Mount Scopus
Jerusalem 91905

Phone: 00972-2-588 1909 or 588 1686
Fax: 00972-2-521 13 69


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