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Scholarship: Centre for Advanced Study Sofia, 2015/2016 In-Residence Advanced Academia Fellowships‏


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
2015/2016 ADVANCED ACADEMIA FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
FOR INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS (SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES)

With the support of a donator within the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft
and the Fritz-Thyssen Foundation

The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS Sofia) announces a Call for Applications for its 2015/2016 In-Residence Advanced Academia Fellowships for fundamental research in the fields of the humanities and the social sciences.

OBJECTIVE

CAS Sofia is an independent Institute with international and multidisciplinary profile. Located in Sofia, Bulgaria, it promotes high-level scholarship in the social sciences and the humanities. In addition to supporting focus-group research, CAS Sofia invites outstanding scholars to pursue their individual research projects during in-residence periods of up to five months. The invited Fellows participate in the intellectual life and the scholarly community of the Centre (Bulgarian and foreign fellows) while working on projects of their own choice. Fellows receive adequate material and intellectual support and can profit from the Centre's wide international networks, international seminar- and guest-lecturer programme. CAS Sofia assists Fellows in all practical matters concerning travel, residence and research in Sofia.

FORMAT

CAS Sofia provides in-residence fellowships of two- to five- month duration to post-doctoral non-Bulgarian researchers. Junior as well as Senior scholars are invited to apply.
The selected Fellows are entitled to:

* A monthly stipend of 700 euro (liable to 10% income tax) to cover living expenses related to the stay in Sofia.
* Accommodation in Sofia, comprising living quarters and working space. The Fellows will also have free access to the CAS library and electronic resources/databases.
* Travel allowance (400 euro)
* Research expenses (100 euro p.m.)

DURATION AND CONDITIONS
Candidates may apply for two periods:

I. 1 March 2015 - 31 July 2015 (Summer semester)
II. 1 October 2015 - 28 February 2016 (Winter semester)

Full detailes: http://cas.bg/en/news/call-for-applications-advanced-academia-fellowships-for-international-scholars-1691.html