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Wednesday, 3 August 2016
Max Weber PhD Fellowship in Social and Human Sciences
Deadline: 25 October 2016
Open to: PhD applicants in Social and Human Sciences from all
Fellowship: EUR 2,000 per month, travel reimbursement and household
The overall aim of the Max Weber Programme (MWP), the
largest postdoctoral training programme in the Social and Human Sciences in
the world, is to support the fellows in the development of a successful
The most important benefits of the programme lie in the
professional schooling it offers fellows. To this end they are affiliated with
one of the EUI teaching departments, where they participate in seminars and
workshops. Within the MWP, a broad variety of activities are organized for the
fellows throughout the year with an individual focus on really developing to be
internationally competitive. The Max Weber Programme is geared to developing
the academic skills of postdoctoral fellows, while leaving ample time for
individual research agendas.
The Fellowships are awarded for 12 or 24 months. Candidates
should indicate the preferred period in their application. The EUI reserves the
right to award 12 months due to the high demand for MWP Fellowships. The period
will be indicated in the award letter. Extensions or renewals are not
Candidates must have received their Ph.D within the past 5
years or have official approval to defend their thesis by the time of the
start of the programme (1 September);
Extensions to the five-year rule are allowed for applicants
whose academic career has been interrupted for maternity or paternity leave,
illness or mandatory military service;
EUI graduates can only apply for a Max Weber Fellowships
after having been away from the EUI and in a full-time occupation or another
fellowship for at least a year after defending their Ph.D;
The basic grant is EUR 2,000 per month. Successful
applicants who receive other grants or salaries must disclose this to the EUI.
The amount of the Fellowship will be fixed at a lower rate (minimum
EUR 1,250 per month) depending on the amount of the additional income;
A household allowance of up to EUR 300 per month is
paid to Fellows with a partner if the partner lives with them in Florence and
on condition that the partner’s income is less than EUR 2,000 per month.
The sum of income and allowance can not exceed EUR 2,000 per month (i.e.
if the income is more than EUR 1,700, the allowance will be paid only to
top up to EUR 2,000);
There is a dependents allowance of EUR 200 per
month for each dependent child;
Fellows (but not their families) receive reimbursement
for the incoming trip from their place of origin to Florence, and for the
outgoing trip to their destination at the end of their fellowship.
More information on condition for award you can find HERE.
How to apply?
The call for applications for the academic year 2017/18 will
be opened by early July. The deadline for applications will be 25 October 2016.
More information about application process you can find HERE.