Pending further positive developments in the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Erfurt is once again advertising Hiob Ludolf research grants for the Gotha collections in 2022, primarily in the Gotha Research Library. During their stay on site, the fellows will be affiliated to the academic institutions of the University of Erfurt in Gotha.
These are aimed at established national and international senior scholars who wish to spend a research stay of one to two months in Gotha. They receive reimbursement of travel and accommodation costs of up to € 1,500 per month.
Applicants are requested to enclose the following documents with their application:
Cover letter stating the desired period
A brief outline of the project (3–5 pages) including a statement why it is necessary to do research in Gotha (indicating the holdings to be consulted). It is recommended to contact the Gotha Research Library in advance (email@example.com).
A list of publications
Signed consent to the processing of personal data (PDF).
The application documents must be submitted in full and in one single PDF file (max. 5 MB) in the above order by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. For the Herzog Ernst Fellowships, two recent letters of recommendation regarding the proposed project are also required (both experts should be named in the application form); these are to be submitted by the reviewer him- or herself by e-mail by the deadline.
Applications can be submitted in German and English until 30 September 2021, quoting the keyword Herzog Ernst Fellowship or Hiob Ludolf Fellowship at the Research Campus Gotha. Applications can also be submitted in encrypted form. Information on this can be found below.
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