Postdoctoral Fellowships at the European University Institute

Postdoctoral Fellowships at the European University Institute, Florence (Italy)

Call for Postdoctoral Applications

Max Weber Fellowships

The Max Weber Programme ( is the largest postdoctoral programme for young researchers in the social sciences, funded by the European Commission (DG Education). Max Weber Fellowships are for 1 or 2 years and are open to candidates who have received a doctorate in the social sciences (economics, law, political science, sociology, history and related fields) within the last five years.

The Max Weber fellowships are designed for junior post-docs who would like to pursue an academic career, concentrate on their own research and enhance their academic practice in a multidisciplinary environment. Fellows are selected on the basis of their research accomplishments and potential, their academic career interests, and the availability of the EUI faculty to provide mentorship. Between 40 and 45 fellowships are offered each academic year.

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Jean Monnet Fellowships

Through its Jean Monnet Fellowship Programme the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies offers yearly approximately 20 fellowships to post-docs in an early stage of their academic career. During their stay at the RSCAS, fellows work on a research topic that fits well in the overall research profile of the RSCAS ( and participate in the academic life of the Centre and of the EUI. Each fellow is assigned a professorial mentor.

Jean Monnet Fellowships are for 1 year and are open to candidates who have received a doctorate within the last 7 years. The main criteria during the selection procedure are the CV, the overall scientific quality of the proposal, and the fit of the proposal with the research programme of the Centre.

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The deadline for applications for the academic year 2009-2010 is 25 October 2008