There are myriad opportunities at the Deutsches Museum for innovative research into scientific processes and the changing cultures of technology. As such, The Deutsches Museum in Munich offers fully funded Scholar in Residence program to research scholars interested in working for six or 12 months on projects involving the museum`s vast and heterogeneous collections. Further, the scholarship program is international and interdisciplinary in scope.
Moreover, applicants should base their projects on the collections of the Deutsches Museum as well as cooperate closely with museum staff on site when formulating their research proposals. Projects involving innovative approaches to artifact-oriented research are especially welcome. Furthermore, visiting scholars will have daily contact with the museum´s curators, archivists, and librarians as well as members of the Münchner Zentrum für Wissenschafts- und Technikgeschichte.
The successful applicants of the Fully Funded Scholar in Residence program will have their own workplace with a desktop computer and telephone. Further, they will have the opportunity to reside temporarily in subsidized apartments of the museum complex. Also, the beneficiary of Scholar in Residence Program will also receive stipends as:
Scholars eligible to apply for the Deutsches Museum Residence program may be at any level of seniority. Moreover, they must hold at least one University degree which includes Masters or PhD or both. However, candidates holding only a Bachelors degree are not eligible for the Scholar in Residence Program. Further, scholars should also have the ability to read the German language.
There is, however, no restrictions regarding nationality. All scholars are requested to make their own provisions for health insurance.
To apply for the Scholar in Residence program at the Deutsches Museum, applicants must complete the application form and submit it along with other necessary documentation including:
Applicants must send their application to
Coordinator of the Research Institute
Tel.: 00 49 (0) 89 2179-280
Fax: 00 49 (0) 89 2179-239
Deutsches Museum will accept the application for the fully funded Scholar in Residence Program until October 11, 2019.