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Deutsches Museum Scholar-in-Residence Program 2019

Deutsches Museum Scholar-in-Residence Program 2019

Deadline: 11 October 2019
Open to: scholars of any nationality and at any level of seniority are eligible to apply, provided they have at least one university degree (Master or PhD)
Benefits: pre-doctoral stipends: EUR 7,500 (six months) / EUR 15,000 (full year) and post-doctoral stipends: EUR 15,000 (six months) / EUR 30,000 (full year)

Description

Applications are open for the Deutsches Museum Scholar-In-Residence Program 2019. The Deutsches Museum in Munich has several attractive scholarships to offer research scholars interested in working for six or 12 months on projects involving the museum`s vast and heterogeneous collections. The scholarship program is international and interdisciplinary in scope.

Applicants are invited to base their projects on the collections of the Deutsches Museum and to cooperate closely with museum staff on site when formulating their research proposals. Projects involving innovative approaches to artifact-oriented research are especially welcome.

During their stay, visiting scholars will have daily contact with the museum´s curators, archivists and librarians (approx. 50 staff members) as well as members of the Münchner Zentrum für Wissenschafts- und Technikgeschichte (Munich Center for the History of Science and Technology; approx. 50 staff members).

Eligibility

  • Scholars at any level of seniority are eligible to apply, provided they have at least one university degree (Master or Ph.D.). BA is not sufficient;
  • There are no restrictions regarding nationality;
  • All scholars are requested to make their own provisions for health insurance;
  • The ability to read German is a prerequisite for the application (passive language skills).

Benefits

  • Pre-doctoral stipends: EUR 7,500 (six months) / EUR 15,000 (full year);
  • Post-doctoral stipends: EUR 15,000 (six months) / EUR 30,000 (full year);
  • Scholarship holders will have their own workplace with a desktop computer and telephone, and the opportunity to reside temporarily in subsidized apartments of the museum complex insofar as these are available. They will present their research projects to colleagues at the beginning of their stay and will be expected to participate regularly in the museum’s and the Munich Centre’s Monday colloquium series and workshops.

How to apply?

In order to apply, please fill the application form.

For more information and to apply please visit this website.

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