The Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung / Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam (ZZF) is pleased to invite applications
for up to three Leibniz Summer Fellowships “ German and European History in the 20th century ”
for the academic year 2017 to study German and European History in the 20th century.
These two - month fellowships provide an opportunity to pursue individual research in Germany while participating in the academic life in one of Germany’s major historical research centres. Founded in 1992, the ZZF covers a broad scope of Contemporary European History with currently four research departments that reach from “Communism and Society” and “ Economic Thought and Practice ” to “ Regimes of the Social Sphere ” and “Contemporary History in the Age of Med ia and Information”. The ZZF library holds approx. 80 ,000 items and subscribes to more than 100 periodicals. Since 2009 the ZZF is a full member of the Leibniz - Association.
Applicants must have at least postdoctoral status with an outstanding academic rec ord. They are expected to pursue their own research. However applicants whose interests relate to the research departments at the ZZF will be preferred. Fellowship holders will be assigned to a research department and asked to present their current project in a seminar or colloquium. The Leibniz Summer Fellowships carry a monthly grant of about 3.000 € . The funding is supposed to cover all expenses including travel, housing, and insurance. Fellows are expected to reside in Berlin or Potsdam for two consecutive month s between April and October 2017 . The ZZF will provide office space and other relevant f acilities.
The applicat i on deadline is November 30, 2016 .
Decisions will be announced not later than December 31, 2016 .
Applications can be in English or German and must include
Please send your application to:
- Leibniz Summer Fellowship -
Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung
Am Neuen Markt 1
E - Mail: fellowships@zzf - pdm.de
Applicants may apply via e - mail with one combined pdf - attachment only . The letter of recommendation should be sent under separate cover or with a separate e - mail . For further information regarding the Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung, please refer to www.zzf - pdm.de . For further questions about the fellowship program and for electronic application please contact fellowships@zzf - pdm.de .Das ZZF vergibt bis zum 30. November drei Leibniz Summer Fellowships "German and European History in the 20th century".
Leibniz Summer Fellowship 2017 (pdf)