Visiting Fellowships

At IfL, we are proud to welcome many international visiting researchers who benefit from our unique research resources and inspiring and thriving scholarly community. Our visitors enrich the intellectual landscape at IfL, and as a result of these collaborations, IfL has forged links with partner institutions all over Europe.

Eligibility

Each year, IfL offers a number of fellowships to both junior researchers who have obtained a Ph.D. or its equivalent and senior researchers. Eligible candidates for fellowship stipends work on individual research projects related to IfL’s research projects and research areas: production of space, geovisualisation and history of geography. We particularly welcome applications that indicate ideas for future collaborative research or joint publications.

Value

During their fellowship tenure, fellows will spend a minimum of one month and a maximum of three months in residence at IfL. The institute provides fellowship stipends from 1.440 € per month, depending on the visitor’s qualifications. In some cases, travel grants up to 500 € are available.

Application

Applications to the visiting fellowship programme are welcome any time. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact researchers at IfL working in related fields before submitting an application. Candidates are required to submit the following materials in one pdf document (max. 4 mb) to info(at)ifl-leipzig.de:

  • motivation letter (1 page)
  • CV (1–2 pages)
  • project outline (max. 5 pages)
  • Information on income during the potential fellowship period

By submitting the application, you consent to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of the application procedure.

Application Review and Selection

Applications are evaluated by a committee on a quarterly basis with deadlines by 31 March, 30 June, 30 September and 31 December. Please take into account that our internal assessment procedure usually takes 4-6 weeks after the end of the application period. During this time period, we ask you to refrain from any questions. We will send you the results by e-mail.

Further information

For further information about the Visiting Fellowship scheme and other research funding opportunities please contact us at info(at)ifl-leipzig.de

Current scholarship offers can also be found at the Leibniz ScienceCampus Eastern Europe – Global Area website

News

Events

24.02.2019 to 26.02.2019, Leipzig

Opening workshop "Agents of change in old-industrial regions of Europe"

Scientists from Germany, Sweden, Czechia, Hungary and UK will meet from 24 to 26 February 2019 in Leipzig for a first... 

16.05.2019, Leipzig

Urban societies of migration across Europe

International workshop on scope and limits of the postmigrant perspective – call for proposals 

16.06.2019 to 19.06.2019, Trondeim, Norwegen

Nordic Geographers Meeting 2019

Regional development paths and cultural representations of the "European refugee crisis" are in the focus of the... 

Publications

Lang, Thilo (Herausgeber/-in) / Görmar, Franziska (Herausgeber/-in)
(2019)
Regional and local development in times of polarisation : re-thinking spatial policies in Europe. -
London, Palgrave Macmillan. 382 Seiten (New geographies of Europe)
Pflug, Laura
(2019)
From "All under Heaven" to "China in the World" : Chinese visual imaginations from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. -
In: Mapping Asia: Cartographic encounters between East and West: regional symposium of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography, 2017. - Cham: Springer, Seite 247-263
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