Theodor Heuss Research Fellowship for Home/EU and Overseas Students in Germany, 2017

INTRODUCTION

Applications are invited from members of the University of Oxford for the Theodor Heuss Research Fellowship. The successful candidate will undertake research in a field of their choice at any university or research institution in Germany. Home/EU and Overseas applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

The Universitys international reputation for world-leading research and resources attracts students from all over the world. The University is fully integrated into the city of Oxford in a dynamic relationship that has been evolving for over 800 years.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Fellowship is available to pursue research programme. The successful candidate will undertake research in a field of their choice at any university or research institution in Germany.

  • Fee status:Home/EU and Overseas
  • Level of study:Graduate (normally advanced doctoral or postdoctoral students)
  • Year of study:All years
  • Subject:All subjects
  • College:All colleges

Other criteria:Candidates should normally be registered for a doctoral degree at the University of Oxford at the time of application. Applications will also be considered from those who have completed an Oxford doctoral degree within the last 12 months and have embarked on a post-doctoral research project at Oxford

Candidates will normally be expected to show a reasonable proficiency in the use of the German language, but a further grant may be made available to candidates who do not have a good knowledge of German, to enable them to attend a language course in Germany before the beginning of their stay

Candidates proposed programmes of research must be such that they can best be carried out at a German university or other institution of higher learning. Successful candidates will be those whose studies and personal development have most to gain from a period of study or research in Germany

Applicants are advised to contact their proposed host institution before submitting their application

Nationality:Home/EU and Overseas applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship.

CAREER PROSPECTS

College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English language Requirements: Candidates will normally be expected to show a reasonable proficiency in the use of the German language, but a further grant may be made available to candidates who do not have a good knowledge of German, to enable them to attend a language course in Germany before the beginning of their stay.

PAY PACKAGE

The holder of the Fellowship will receive a monthly maintenance grant (currently ?1,150 for doctoral students or ?2,650 for postdoctoral fellows; this includes a mobility allowance and a subsidy towards the costs of medical and liability insurance). In addition, payments are provided to cover travel expenses, and all university or institution fees will be paid on the Fellows behalf (he or she may have to pay a compulsory Students Union fee). Upon application, a family allowance may also be paid.

Scholarship can be taken in the Germany
Important Dates: Fellowship application deadline is February 3, 2017.

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