The Herzog August Bibliothek is an independent research centre offering a wide range of scholarly and cultural programmes. The library has rich resources of books manuscripts and is able to award fellowships to promote research in the areas of medieval and early modern cultural history. The State of Lower Saxony has successfully initiated an international and interdisciplinary Senior Fellows Programme which will be prolonged for another two years. The aim is to bring experienced senior researchers and younger scholars together in the informal atmosphere of the Wolfenbüttel community of guest researchers. Senior Fellows scholarships are awarded for one to three months. The monthly fellowship is 2.700 Euros and a small travel subsidy is given towards the cost of travelling to and from Wolfenbüttel. The fellowship has a residence requirement and the library has its own rental accommodation for guest researchers.
Deadline for Application : Deadline January 31st 2017
Level of Studies : Postdoctoral Research Programme.
Scholarship Coverage: 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.
The Herzog August Bibliothek is an independent research centre of the State of Lower Saxony and it awards fellowships to working 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.
Source of Information : http://www.hab.de/en/home/research/fellowships/post-doctoral-fellowships.html