Within the framework of its Visiting Research Fellow Program 2015, the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) in Regensburg encourages applications from historians and economists or scholars of related disciplines. The duration of the research stay is usually in the range between two and four weeks. The fellows are expected to conduct their research as part of a mutual agreement with the institute. The amount of the research allowance is determined by the applicant’s professional experience.
For 2015 Visiting Researcher Program please submit your electronic application until September 15, 2014, to Ms. Angelika Meier (head of administration, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). The application documents should include the following:
- a short research proposal in German or English (maximum three pages)
- a detailed academic Curriculum Vitae (naming two references in the case of junior researchers in a non-tenured position)
- pdf’s of no more than three academic articles (published or unpublished)
- preferences concerning length and desired period of your stay
The IOS is an independent research facility with close links to the University of Regensburg. It is characterized by the combination of historical and economic expertise as well as by its focus on Eastern and Southeastern Europe. Another significant feature is the institute’s distinct international orientation.
The Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) performs research in three major areas concerning the historical and economic developments of Eastern and Southeastern Europe:
- Governance Between Personalization and Formalization
- Labour Relations and Work Practices
- Exchange (Migration, Trade, Transfer of Ideas)
Together with the University of Regensburg, the institute provides an attractive research environment in a city known for its high quality of life. Regensburg has one of Germany’s largest authentically preserved medieval cities holding the status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.