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University of Strasbourg Institute for Advanced Study USIAS Fellowships 2018, France

Publish Date: Jul 26, 2017

Deadline: Oct 02, 2017

USIAS Fellowships 2018


Deadline for applications: 2 October 2017 (13.00 CET)

The University of Strasbourg Institute for Advanced Study (USIAS) was created in 2012 to fund excellent, original research in all scientific domains and to serve as a place of intellectual innovation.        

In order to realize this mission, USIAS welcomes excellent researchers from all countries and all disciplinary backgrounds in residence. Each year, the Institute selects 10-20 fellows for a period of between three months to two years.

Fellowships are available to both promising young scholars and excellent advanced researchers from outside of Strasbourg, wishing to carry out research in collaboration with researchers at the University of Strasbourg and/or to use a specific Strasbourg research facility.

In addition, excellent researchers already based at the University of Strasbourg wishing to work on particularly original research ideas, seeking to apply their knowledge and skills to new domains outside of their current field of work, are welcome to apply, especially when jointly with an external collaborator.

Applications should be written in English to enable international peer review. Eligible candidates should be at least at the level of assistant professor (or equivalent) or beyond.


Applications must be submitted online in English by the deadline of 2 October 2017 (13.00 CET). All uploaded documents should be in PDF format, using the templates and filenames provided. The format for documents is 12 pt font, 2.5 cm for all margins, and single line-spacing.

Note on the filename: please replace the text in brackets with your family name. E.g. 2018_[Family name of Applicant]_CV => 2018_GARCIA_CV

Note on the templates: all text given in brackets in the template serves as guidance for applicants and should be replaced by the applicant. E.g. in the template for the proposal, replace [name of applicant1] with the name of the applicant. For example, if the applicants name is Roger Garcia, the name of the file with the project proposals will become 2018_Garcia_proposal. In case there is more than one applicant, please use the name of the person who is listed as the first applicant in the online application form, this is the applicant who will be the correspondent for the application. 


  • Applicant information (DOC)
    required of all applicants; in case of more than one applicant for one project, the three items of applicant information (CV, track record and grant information) should be provided per applicant (in order), and the information of all applicants of the project should be saved together in one document in pdf format. Filename: 2018_[Family name of Applicant1]_CV
  • Host letter (no template)
    required of external applicants only to submit in pdf format. Filename: 2018_[Family name of Applicant1]_HL
  • Accord du Directeur (DOC)
    required of internal applicants only; to submit in pdf format. Filename: 2018_[Family name of Applicant1]_ADi
  • Accord du Doyen (DOC)
    required of internal applicants only, if applicable; to submit in pdf format. Filename: 2018_[Family name of Applicant1]_ADo
  • Project Proposal (DOC)
    required of all applicants. Filename: 2018_[Family name of Applicant1]_Proposal


To apply, you will need to register with the online application system, which will be open in early September 2017.

The deadline for submitting an application is 2 October 2017 (13.00 CET).

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.

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