JEV Fellowship for European Administrative History in Germany 2017-18



JEV Fellowship for European Administrative History in Germany.

The Board of the German University Foundation offers research fellowship in Germany. Fellowship is provided in the field of European administrative history. German and international students can apply for this fellowship. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | Germany

Level: Research Programme.

Field(s):European administrative history. In accordance with the thematic and methodological spectrum covered by the JEV, the scholarship is open to all historical disciplines, provided the research project addresses an aspect of European administrative history from the period of the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

Deadline:  September 30th of the preceding year,

Funded By: The Board of the German University Foundation

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): JEV Fellowship is targeted for German and international students .

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified.

Scholarship Duration: Scholarship is offered for 12 months.

Scholarship covers: The MPI provides fellowship recipients with work opportunities in its library. Fellows are given the opportunity to present their research projects to the public at the Institute and to discuss the projects with the latter.


‣ At the end of 2012 Prof. Dr. Erk Volkmar Heyen, Professor of Public Law and European Administrative History at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University of Greifswald until his retirement and the editor of the “Jahrbuch für europäische Verwaltungsgeschichte/Yearbook of European Administrative History” (JEV) published from 1989 to 2008, donated a research fellowship in the field of European Administrative History (“The JEV-Fellowship for European Administrative History”).

‣ The fellowship falls within the framework of the German University Foundation (Bonn, Germany).


JEV Fellowship

‣ Early stage researchers from Germany and abroad are invited to apply.

‣ The scholarship is intended to benefit the next generation of scientific researchers, particularly doctoral and post-doctoral students, and specifically for the final phase of their research project.

Eligibility Criteria:

‣ The Board of the German University Foundation decides on and awards the fellowship based on a proposal by a jury.
Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applications in English or German should be sent in electronic form to: Priv.-Doz. Dr. Peter Collin[email protected]. The application, which must also indicate the intended duration of the fellowship, should include:

  • a tabular CV with details on the nature and course university education with copies of examination results and diplomas to be enclosed, a list of scientific publications, where applicable
  • a detailed description of the research project including a detailed outline, a detailed report on the current state of the project and writing progress, including the reasons for any delay in its completion
  • extensive excerpts from the manuscript
  • information on the project’s previous, current and planned financing arrangements
  • a precise timetable to complete the manuscript within the duration of the fellowship.

Furthermore, at least one expert opinion on the research project and a personal reference from a university lecturer are to be submitted directly to the jury.

Scholarship Application Due Date: Applications for scholarships starting in January must be submitted on September 30th of the preceding year, but deviations from this rule are possible in exceptional cases and at the discretion of the Institute

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

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