International Leo Baeck Fellowship Program

Studienstiftung eV
Study in:Germany
Deadline: 1 February 2018

The international Leo Baeck Fellowship program is intended at graduates who are working on a dissertation on the history and culture of Central European Judaism.


  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • History
  • Musicology

About the program:

  • The program is open is open to graduates of all nationalities and all universities worldwide.
  • The Fellows remain at their respective universities and come together to form two workshops organized jointly by the Leo Baeck Institute in London and the Foundation for German Studies.

Number of fellowships: Up to 12 fellows

Duration: October 2018 to September 2019

Fellowship Funding: stipend: 1,350 EUR/month, monthly research allowance of 100 EUR. Monthly supplements and travel allowances for research trips and conference participation


  • University degree(s) with outstanding marks
  • Date of latest degree not before February 2015
  • Formal qualification for doctoral studies
  • Research project focusing on the history and culture of Central European Jewry


Submit the following documents in English or German:

  • Application form (in German, PDF, 0.1 MB; DOC, 0.1 MB)
  • Cover letter outlining the motivation for participation in the programme (1 page)
  • CV with details on education, general interests and language skills
  • Photocopy of university degree(s), including marks/grading
  • Research proposal (5 pages)
  • Research schedule for the academic year 2018/19, including planned research trips
  • Letter of recommendation by the supervisor of the PhD project
  • Second letter of recommendation
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization Studienstiftung eV
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Germany
Subject areas Literature, Philosophy, History, Musicology
Fellowship amount 1,350 EUR/month
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 1st February 2018

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