Georg Arnhold Visiting Research Professorship Program 2018/2019


Applications are been invited for the Georg Arnhold Visiting Research Professorship Program 2018/2019, only eligible persons will be considered for this program and all applications are to be made before the stated deadline.

The appointment, for a three- to six-month research stay in Braunschweig, offers distinguished scholars from a variety of disciplines the opportunity to conduct research projects or to complete major publications without teaching or administrative obligations. The visiting professor participates in a one-week International Summer School for young scholars and develops the concept for the international Arnhold Symposium to be held at the end of his or her stay.

Type: Fellowship, Research

Value of Award: 

  • A monthly stipend of up to 6,500 euro for a three- to six-month research stay in Braunschweig,
  • Round-trip economy airfare to Germany, and
  • Administrative support provided by the program coordinators.

Candidates are responsible for obtaining a passport and any visa that might be required as well as for arranging healthcare insurance for the duration of their stay in Germany.

Eligible Countries: International

To Be Taken At (Country): Braunschweig, Germany


  • Distinguished scholars from the humanities, political and social sciences, education sciences or law who hold a Ph.D. and have excellent knowledge of English may apply.
  • Applicants must demonstrate outstanding academic or professional achievement in their fields and ideally combine scholarly excellence and contact with hands-on practice and grassroots work.
  • Individuals with extensive high-level international experience in government or non-governmental organizations or in international organizations may also apply.

In exceptional cases, the Georg Eckert Institute will consider applications from practitioners who do not hold a Ph.D. but who have at least five years of advanced professional experience in the area of peace education and who can demonstrate that their work and/or research projects have made an outstanding impact in the field of peace education.



Duration of Program: 3-6 months

How to Apply: The application must include:

  • A cover letter (max. 2 pages)
  • A description of candidate’s research project or book
  • CV and sample of the candidate’s writing
  • A completed application form

It is important to go through the application procedure on the Program Webpage before applying.

Application Deadline: 1st October 2017

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research. Protection Status



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