The French Institutes for Advanced Study Fellowship Programme offers 10-month fellowships in the six Institutes of Aix-Marseille, Loire Valley, Lyon, Montpellier, Nantes, and Paris.
It welcomes applications from high-level international scholars as well as scientists primarily in the fields of the social sciences and the humanities (SSH).
FIAS awards fellowships to outstanding researchers of all career levels, from postdoctoral researchers to senior scientists.
The minimum requirement is a Ph.D. as well as 2 years of research experience at the time of the application.
Moreover, exceptions will be made for scholars with a Master’s as well as 6 years of full-time research experience after the degree
Researchers from all countries are eligible but they must have spent no more than 12 months in France during the three years prior to the application deadline.
The scientific selection is competitive, merit-based, and conducted through an international independent peer review.