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Fully Funded Visiting Fellowship in Netherlands 2020

Fully Funded Visiting Fellowship in Netherlands 2020

Fully Funded
Country: Netherlands
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Applications are open for the ASCL Visiting Research Fellowship in Netherlands 2020. Visiting research fellows use their time in Leiden for data analysis and/or writing, often on a joint project with one or more ASCL staff members. Further, a visiting research fellowship is for a maximum of 90 days. An application must include an element of collaboration with a researcher of the African Studies Centre Leiden and a researcher of another faculty/department of Leiden University. Further, the output of that collaboration can be a joint seminar or workshop, a joint research proposal, or a joint publication. Research fellows are over three periods of three months each: January-February-March, April-May-June, September-October-November.


  • A return ticket (economy class).
  • A daily stipend to cover living expenses.
  • Accommodation in Leiden
  • The use of (shared) office facilities and library facilities.


In order to be eligible for a LeidenASA 90-day Visiting Research Fellowship, the applicant has to fulfill all of the following criteria.
He or she must:

  • Hold a PhD degree, by the time of applying;
  • Have conducted research, as part of the PhD and/or in later projects; with a focus on Africa;
  • Likewise, Be actively pursuing an academic/research career;
  • Have published books, book chapters and/or journal articles in recent years that meet international standards;
  • In accordance with visa regulations, be ready to return to the country of which he/she is a citizen and/or a current resident upon completion of the fellowship.
  • In the assessment of applications that meet these requirements,

Preference will be to applicants based in Africa. ‘Africa’ here refers to the member states of the African Union. ‘Based in’ Africa is understood to mean having lived in Africa during at least two of the last four years; and also,
Emphasis will be placed on the quality, intended outputs and feasibility of the research project proposed for the fellowship.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline04 August,2019
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerAfrican Studies Center Leiden
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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