Research Fellow – Bonn International Fellowships, University of Bonn, Germany

Hausdorff Postdocs Position 2019 in Bonn University, Germany

The University of Bonn invites applications for the Bonn International Fellowships. This prestigious program aims to bring excellent researchers from all disciplines to Bonn for short stays of up to 12 days. The fellowship is designed to enhance academic collaboration, engage fellows in the academic community, and foster future research partnerships.

Designation: Research Fellow

Research Area: Open to all disciplines and areas of specialization.

Location: University of Bonn, Germany


  • The fellowship is open to post-doctoral scholars and experienced faculty.
  • Applicants must be actively involved in research and/or teaching at a university or research institute outside Germany.
  • Applicants should possess a strong international reputation in their field of research.
  • An invitation from a host at the University of Bonn is required. The University cannot facilitate connections between potential fellows and hosts.

Job Description:

  • Fellows will spend up to 12 days at the University of Bonn.
  • Activities during the fellowship may include delivering public lectures, conducting seminars or colloquiums, and engaging with the academic community.
  • Fellows are expected to contribute to academic life in Bonn and explore areas for potential future collaborations with their hosts.
  • The fellowship covers travel, daily allowances, and event material expenses:
  • Travel allowance (varies by country of origin).
  • Daily allowance of €160 (for up to 12 days).
  • Material expenses for events (up to €500 per proposal).

How to Apply:

  1. Interested applicants must coordinate with a prospective host at the University of Bonn.
  2. The host at the University will submit the application, which includes:
  • An online application form.
  • A comprehensive project description (up to six pages) detailing:
    • Planned period of the visit.
    • Key research accomplishments and international reputation of the fellow.
    • Details of existing collaborations (if any).
    • Integration plan of the fellow into Bonn’s academic life.
    • Short- and long-term outcome expectations of the stay, including future collaboration goals.
    • Fellow’s informal consent to the application.
  • Fellow’s CV (PDF format).
  • Signed invitation letter from the host at the University of Bonn (PDF format).
  • A detailed financing plan (to be downloaded and used from the given link).

Last Date to Apply: September 25, 2024

For detailed information and to access the necessary application forms and documents, please visit the University of Bonn’s International Fellowships page.



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