Alexander von Humboldt Internet and Society Fellowship invite applications from early and advanced researchers with diverse backgrounds and also, professional experiences, who want to contribute to the range of the institute’s transdisciplinary internet research.
Moreover, based in the heart of Berlin, the HIIG provides a dynamic intellectual environment for fellows to pursue their own research interests and actively shape their stay. Further, They invite fellows to collaborate with an international team of researchers and also, to participate in the activities at their institute. They offer a number of opportunities to share and discuss ideas. This includes:
- writing and publishing papers in one of their open access publications
- commenting on current developments in your field in the form of HIIG blog posts
- Further, holding presentations in one of their lunch talks
- organizing expert workshops with your peers
- engaging in joint activities and projects with other fellows
- Fellows may use the HIIG facilities free of charge during their stay. However, they are expected to bring their own funding from their home institution or outside grants. Further, Fellows must take care of accommodation, insurance, childcare, and travel arrangements. In special cases, fellows can apply for a travel grant of up to 700 Euros and a visa subsidy of up to 200 Euros.
- Applicants should have a Master’s degree, PhD in process/planned (Junior Fellow) or Advanced PhD, post-doctoral researcher (Senior Fellow)
- Further, Fluency in English; command of German
- Research experience and a research project of your own that you want to pursue
The following documents are required for a complete application:
- Up-to-date curriculum vitae
- Motivation letter explaining your interest in the HIIG Fellowship, research background, and your expectations (1 page)
- Research outline including A) your project, and how it responds to one of the research programmes, B) the specific work you propose to conduct during the Alexander von Humboldt Internet and Society Fellowship, C) deliverables, products or outcomes you aim to produce (max. 3 pages)
- Optional: one writing or work sample covering internet research (in English or German)