Call for Applications: Research Fellowship at the Vossius Center, University of Amsterdam

February 1, 2019


Candidates should have a clear affinity with the history of humanities and/or sciences. Fellows are expected to participate in the activities of the Vossius Center whenever possible.


The Vossius Center offers funding for Research Fellows.

Applicants are invited to submit a proposal for obtaining a subsidy for research fellows. The proposal should make clear why it fits in the research theme of the Center, i.e. a post-disciplinary perspective on the development of knowledge.

Research Fellows 

Meant for inviting top researchers for 1-3 months to the University of Amsterdam. There are two kinds of fellowships:

  • A Junior Fellow carries out research in the field of history of humanities and/or sciences, and presents her/his work at a colloquium at the Vossius Center, public lectures or/and research seminars. We encourage that the junior fellow’s work lead to a funding application.
  • A Senior Fellow, in addition, establishes or consolidates a concrete collaboration with one or more members of the Vossius Center preferably leading to a joint project proposal.

For further information about the funded costs please contact us at [email protected].


Submit a 750-word proposal, CV of the guest researcher, a letter of recommendation of one of the members of the Vossius Center, and a budget. The budget can include travel and subsistence costs. For subsistence, the maximum budget is 1500 Euro per for junior fellows, and 2000 Euro per month for senior fellows. Please apply by using this application form.