The Herzog August Bibliothek is an independent research centre of the State of Lower Saxony and it awards fellowships to post-doctoral researchers in order to promote research in the areas of medieval and early modern cultural history.
The international programme is open to all historically oriented disciplines. Projects should be centered on the historic book and manuscript holdings of the Wolfenbüttel library. Fellows are required to be in residence in Wolfenbüttel for the duration of their fellowship. Fellowships of between 2 and 12 months are either € 1250 (if fellows continue to receive full pay during their fellowship tenure) or € 1800 per month, plus a travel allowance to and from Wolfenbüttel. Fellowships carry a residence requirement and the library has its own housing facilities. Fellows are expected to contribute to the academic life of the library and participate in scholarly exchange.
Complete applications for fellowships in the following calendar year must reach us by January 31st. Applications received after this date cannot be considered. Please request an application form. Applications now being received are for fellowships in 2018.
Please send an email to requesting an application form, which contains all the necessary information about documents to be submitted, and state the topic of your research: firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICANTS MUST BE WORKING ON HISTORICALLY ORIENTED TOPICS IN THE HUMANITIES. Scholars working in natural or social sciences are not eligible.