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The European University Institute (EUI) Fernand Braudel Fellowships

Application Deadline: 3 April 2024, 14:00 CEST.

The European University Institute (EUI) has launched a call for applications to the Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowships, in the framework of the EUI Widening Europe Programme.

The Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowships provide a framework for established academics with an international reputation to pursue their research at the EUI. Eligible candidates for the special call must hold the nationality of one of the countries listed below and be affiliated with a university residing in one of the following countries:

Inside the European Union: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia.

Outside the European Union: Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kosovo1, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Moldova, and Ukraine.

Eligibility
The fellowships are open to established academics with an international reputation. Former professors or fellows of the EUI are eligible after three years have elapsed since their last contract with the EUI.

Nationality
Candidates of all nationalities are eligible.

Languages
Fellows should have a good knowledge of English and of any other language relevant to their proposed research.

Required Documents

Benefits

Duration and Residence
The fellowship lasts up to 10 months. Candidates must indicate their intended length of stay in the application but the hosting department may propose a different and/or shorter period to successful candidates subject to available funding. Fellowships are not normally awarded for the months of July and August.

Fellows must live in Florence for the duration of the fellowship so that they can take an active part in the academic activities of their Department.

Stipend and Taxation
The monthly stipend is € 3,000. The amount of the grant for successful applicants whose normal place of residence is within 90 km of Florence will be fixed at a lower rate.

The fellowships are not taxed by the Institute. Fellows are, however, required to comply with any tax provisions which may be applicable to them.

Medical Insurance
Fellows must have adequate medical insurance cover during their stay at the Institute. They can either provide proof of their own insurance scheme or subscribe to the EUI’s private sickness and health insurance scheme at their own expense. See the Cigna Insurance Scheme for conditions.

Travel and Removal/Installation Expenses
There is no provision for travel expenses.There is no provision for removal or installation expenses.

How to Apply

There are two deadlines for applications in 2024: 3 April 2024 and/or 30 September 2024 14.00 CEST

  • Department of Economics: considers applications for the deadline 3 April 2024 and 30 September 2024 for fellowships during the following academic year (for the March deadline within the period from 1 September 2024 to 30 June 2025).
  • Department of Law: considers applications only for the deadline 3 April 2024 for fellowships during the following academic year (within the period from 1 September 2024 to 30 June 2025). While longer stays are welcomed, the department is only able to provide funding of one or two months to some of the successful applicants, but provides office space and full library privileges for the entire duration of stay.
  • Department of History: considers applications only for the deadline 30 September 2024 for fellowships during the following academic year (within the period from 1 September 2025 to 30 June 2026)While longer stays than three months are welcome, the department normally funds fellows only up to three months, but provides office space and full library privileges for the entire duration of stay.
  • Department of Political and Social Sciences: considers applications only for the deadline 30 September 2024 for fellowships during the following academic year (within the period from 1 September 2025 to 30 June 2026). While longer stays than 3 months are welcomed and desired, the department funds fellows only up to 3 months. Office space and full library privileges are provided for the entire duration of stay.

Application Procedure

There are two distinct phases in the application process:

1. Register your application

2. Submit your application by the deadline

Once you have registered your application you may continue to work on the application details and attachments until the deadline. Submit the application only when you have filled in all the information correctly and have successfully uploaded the final version of the attachments.

After submission, it will not be possible to update or modify your application.

More Info: EUI Fernand Braudel Fellowships

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