31 May 2020
The Guest Programme of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History
Every Max Plank institute welcome numerous researchers and scholarship holders from all over the world who in order to get in touch with other researchers in a productive working atmosphere and to conduct research in the library with its many special collections.
- Postdoctoral Fellowships enable highly qualified foreign researchers holding a doctoral degree to pursue budding research projects in a stimulating environment. Established foreign scholars whose doctorate was awarded at least ten years ago
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Legal transfer in the common law world and more generally
- History of European Union law
- Goals and methods of writing legal history
- Glocalising normativities in the Iberian Worlds (15th – 19th centuries)
- Key concepts of the juridical-political language of the School of Salamanca
ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.
Three or six months.
usually starting at the beginning of January, April, July or October.
- highly qualified foreign researchers holding a doctoral degree or a doctoral researcher All guests are expected to actively participate in the Institute’s activities. Depending on the duration of the stay, this includes:
- attending academic events at the Institute
- presenting the project at an internal meeting or as a public lecture
- writing a research paper, which then might appear in one of the MPIeR publication series.
- All submitted research projects should suit the Institute’s current research programme and its topics of interest.
- Research related to the Institute’s Focus will be given priority. Further extraordinary topics are regularly selected as being especially worthy of support.
- A selection committee consisting of the two directors and the research coordinator will evaluate the applications.
- The committee may include further experts if an application for a Research Group Fellowship addresses a specialist core topic.
- In exceptional cases applications will be accepted at any time, but the selection committee only meets quarterly to select them (January/April/July/October). Grants for such projects are pending currently available resources, and all applications must be submitted at least six months prior to the planned stay.
- Doctoral students can apply for an Orientation or Dialogue Scholarship at any time at least six months prior to the planned stay.
- Applicants should indicate the intended duration of their visit (two to six months).
- A call for the Summer Academy for Legal History with a specific thematic research topic is usually sent out in October of the year preceding the Summer Academy.
All about selection process here
- The amount of funding awarded depends on the recipient’s qualifications.Post-docs receive 2100€ per month and recipients of research fellowships receive 2300€ per month.
- Scholars who are employed and/or have other forms of financial support can receive compensation for expenses at a fixed rate for the period of their stay. The compensation can, however, only be granted for up to three months and consists of a food allowance of €28 per day and €20 per day for accommodation.
First step: Apply from here and attach the following:
- Research proposal (up to 10,000 characters), including an explanation as to how the project relates the Department’s main research activities
- List of publications
- Names and contact details of two scholars who have agreed to provide references (upon request)
- Scan of the completed and signed form ‘Additional Application Details’
- Three relevant publications of the last five years (as PDFs)
Note: Applicants should contact the research coordinator from here well before submitting their application. well in advance of their actual application.
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This Scholarship Published by:
“Lamis Ahmed/ Egypt“
Reviewed by” Ghada Raafat/ Egypt ”
MARJ3 Scholarships Team