KÃ¤te Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research are a central research institute of the University Duisburg-Essen. Located in the heart of the Ruhr metropolisâ€”the region with the largest number of educational institutions per square kilometre in Europeâ€”the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) is one of the youngest and largest universities in Germany. The universityâ€™s concept â€˜open-mindedâ€™ is reflected in its teaching, learning and living atmosphere.
Are you looking for a flexible way to study, the prestige of a Kate Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research (KHK/GCR21), is offering research fellowships in the period March 2018 â€“ February 2019. Applicants from global south (Africa, Latin America and the developing countries in Asia) are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.
This theme aims to develop a dynamic understanding of global cooperation (i.e. extensive and intensive collaboration of two or more parties to address a collective problem of global scale).
Course Level:Â Fellowships are available to pursue research.
Available Subject:Â Fellowships are awarded across the humanities and social sciences. The Centreâ€™s work in the first year of its second funding period will focus on the themes â€˜Pathways and Mechanisms of Global Cooperationâ€™ and â€˜Global Cooperation and Polycentric Governanceâ€™. We especially invite fellowship applications that address these themes, as described below. In addition, empirical focus on climate change, digital spaces, migration, or peacebuilding is particularly welcome.
Scholarship Benefits:Â Benefits to FellowsÂ
- An intellectually stimulating and vibrant interdisciplinary learning community
- Excellent infrastructure with fully equipped offices, library facilities, and administrative support (also with finding accommodation)
- Travel expenses and funds to organize workshops (subject to approval)
- Either a monthly stipend commensurate with experience or salary reimbursement to the home institution
Eligibility Criteria:Â The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- In the period March 2018-February 2019, we invite fellowship applications from across the humanities and social sciences (including psychology, law, and economics) in relation to the first two main themes, as detailed below. Preference is for fellowships of twelve months, but shorter periods will also be considered. We particularly encourage female researchers and scholars from the Global South to apply. Applications from scholars at risk are welcome.
Eligible Nationalities:Â Applicants from global south (i.e., Africa, Latin America and the developing countries in Asia) are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.
Method of Application:Â Applications (in English only) should include:
- Cover letter
- Concise research proposal (3-5 pages)
- List of publications
- Text of one relevant publication
Scholarship Application Deadline:Â November 19, 2017.