1st February 2019.



(Fully Funded)


The international Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme

it awards fellowships to doctoral students who carry out research into the history and culture of Central European Jewry. They welcome projects on any period or field (including literature, philosophy, history, musicology), and any region (such as Europe, the Americas), as long as they relate to German-speaking Jewry.

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Up to twelve fellows will be selected for the programme in the academic year 2019/20.Regular workshops and an intranet platform provide support for scholarship holders and enable them to present their research and discuss methodologies and findings with other fellows.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • German-speaking Jewry
  • literature
  • philosophy
  • history
  • musicology

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

One year.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • University degree(s) with outstanding marks
  • Date of latest degree not before February 2015
  • Formal qualification for doctoral studies / acceptance on a doctoral programme at a recognised university
  • Research project focussing on the history and culture of Central European Jewry

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • The fellowship programme covers:

– monthly stipend

– monthly research allowance

– you can also apply for supplements for health insurance and child care

– travel allowances to support research tips and participation at conferences abroad

– Contributions to tuition fees outside Germany may also be granted (max. 10,000 €)

How to Apply

First Step: Download the fellowship application here

Second Step: Fill in all the application fields.

Third Step: send the application along with th following documents to this E-mail“”

  • Cover letter outlining the motivation for participation in the programme (1 page)
  • Curriculum vitae with details on education, general interests and language skills
  • Photocopy of university degree(s), including marks/grading
  • Research proposal (5 pages)
  • Research schedule for the academic year 2019/20, including planned research trips
  • Letter of recommendation by the supervisor of the PhD project
  • Second letter of recommendation

Note: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview in Frankfurt in April 2019.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mohamed Islam/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Shaimaa Abdelmoneim/ Egypt 
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