Junior Visiting Fellowship at IWM/Vienna

The call for the "Junior Visiting Fellowship Ukraine" at IWM/Vienna has been launched for the year 2013.  


The joint fellowship program of the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna and the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe in Lviv (Ukraine) supports research on the legacies of Europe in the history of Ukraine. Topics include modern intellectual, cultural, social and political history. Themes related to urban studies or to one of the IWM’s research foci would be welcome.


The winner of the fellowship will spend a ten-month term from September 2013 to June 2014 at the IWM in Vienna. The stipend is meant to cover accommodation, living expenses, travel, health insurance and incidentals during the stay at the Institute. Furthermore, the IWM will provide an office, access to the internet, in-house research facilities and other relevant resources in Vienna.


Candidates for the Fellowship

  • must be Ukrainian citizens or permanently reside in Ukraine for purposes of study or research
  • must be enrolled in a doctoral program or have recently obtained a Ph.D.
  • must not be older than 35 years  

The application consists of the following:

  • a project proposal in English (not more than 3 double-spaced pages)
  • a curriculum vitae in English including a list of publications
  • two letters of recommendation

Deadline for application is January 31, 2013.

Please send all application materials as e-mail attachments (Word or PDF) to the Academic Coordinator of the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe, Dr. Iryna Matsevko (i.matsevko@lvivcenter.org). Subject header: IWM Fellowship.

Letters of Recommendation should be sent separately by the referees to the same e-mail address.

A jury will evaluate the applications and select the finalists who will be invited for an interview to the Center in Lviv at the beginning of April. The result of the competition will be announced not later than April 10, 2013. The jury is not required to publicly justify its decisions.