The CEU Institute for Advanced Study (CEU IAS) is pleased to invite applications for its fellowships for the academic year 2016/17. CEU IAS fellows spend 6-10 months in Budapest and pursue their own research in the lively intellectual community of the other fellows, the university and the city of Budapest. CEU IAS fellowships are highly competitive with an acceptance rate below 10%.
Calls are open for the fellowships listed below. You may apply for all or any of the fellowships at the same time but the application process and the requirements are not the same. Please read the calls carefully.
SENIOR AND JUNIOR CORE FELLOWSHIPS - about 15 awarded each year
HUMANITIES INITIATIVE JUNIOR FELLOWSHIPS - 2 awarded each year
THYSSEN@CEU IAS FELLOWSHIPS - 2 awarded each year
Finances and accommodation
Fellows receive a stipend to help support their stay in Budapest. (Currently, the stipend for the core fellowships is a lump sum of 2,500 Euros at the senior and 1,400 Euros per month at the junior level).
In addition to the stipend, fellows receive free accommodation in theRaoul Wallenberg Guesthouse. This is not exchangeable for cash payments and all fellows are expected to stay at the Guesthouse (with the exception of fellows who live in Budapest). The Guesthouse offers comfortable, fully furnished apartments of varying sizes. It is located in one of the most beautiful areas of Budapest, about a 20 minute walk (or 5 minute bus ride) away from the CEU. Fellows pay for the cost of utilities at the Guesthouse as well as their travel.
Fellows are responsible for making sure that they have proper health insurance; this is not included in the fellowship. European Union citizens can do so by obtaining an EU Health Insurance Card. Non-EU citizens must arrange for their own health insurance. IAS CEU will help arrange this but will not be financially responsible for the costs.