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Call for Research Fellowships 2019/2020

Events | | 3-06-2018, 06:05

The Käte Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research (KHK/GCR21) invites applications for Research Fellowships in the period March 2019 – February 2020.

Proposals regarding 1) pathways and mechanisms of global cooperation and 2) global cooperation under conditions of polycentric governance are especially welcome. The fully funded fellowships for up to 12 months are available to both senior and postdoctoral researchers across the humanities and social sciences. Deadline for applications is July 15th, 2018.


Fellowships 2019–2020

In the period March 2019 – February 2020 we invite fellowship applications from across the humanities and social sciences (including also psychology, law and economics) in relation to the first two main themes, as detailed below. Preference is for fellowships of twelve months, but shorter periods will also be considered. We particularly encourage female researchers and scholars from the Global South to apply. Applications from scholars at risk are welcome.


Benefits to Fellows

- An intellectually stimulating and vibrant interdisciplinary learning community;

- Excellent infrastructure with fully equipped offices, library facilities, and administrative support (also with finding accommodation); 

- Funds to organize workshops (subject to approval; workshops emerging from an interdisciplinary exchange with other fellows / colleagues at the Centre are preferred);

- Either a monthly stipend commensurate with experience or salary reimbursement to the home institution


Expectations from Fellows

- A completed PhD

- Personal research and publication in the Centre’s thematic areas

- A contribution to the Centre’s own publications

- Active participation in seminars and other Centre events

- Collaboration with other fellows in interdisciplinary exchange

- Work in residence at the Centre in Duisburg, Germany


Themes 2019–2020

The Centre’s work in the period of 2019-2020 will focus on the themes ‘Pathways and Mechanisms of Global Cooperation’ and ‘Global Cooperation and Polycentric Governance’. We especially invite fellowship applications that address these themes, as described below. In addition, preference will be given to applications with an empirical focus on the governance of climate change, the internet, migration, and peacebuilding.


Please read the full text of this CfA.

Applications are requested to fill the Centre's online application form.

For questions on this call, please contact Matthias Schuler at