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Call for Applications 2022

Receive an early reminder when the new annual call for junior and regular fellowships is open for applications.

Research Area BRAIN

In the BRAIN area, the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg promotes research on the brain and mind in the neurosciences and cognitive sciences.

Research Area EARTH

In the area of EARTH, the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg promotes research on the Earth, the oceans and the climate.

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Research Area ENERGY

In the ENERGY area, the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg promotes research into innovative approaches to the generation, distribution and use of energy.

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Research Area SOCIETY

In the area of SOCIETY, the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg promotes research in social and political sciences.

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In the area of ARTS & LITERATURE, the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg promotes interdisciplinary cooperation between science, art and literature.

The Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg

The Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK) is a non-profit foundation of the states of Bremen and Lower Saxony and the city of Delmenhorst. As an independent Institute for Advanced Study, it promotes excellent science through fellowships for scientists, artists and authors from all over the world, as well as through scientific events. To this end, it cooperates with the universities of Bremen and Oldenburg and other scientific institutions in the northwest region.

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The Fellowship Program

The Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg promotes the sciences through fellowships for outstanding scientists. A postdoc program specifically for young academics and project-related support for study or focus groups complement the range of funding.

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Call for Applications

This year's call for applications for regular and junior fellowships closed on 15 July 2021. The deadline for the upcoming call is expected to be 15 July 2022. Find out more about the application requirements and documents to be submitted.

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Application Deadlines 2021


Lehmkuhlenbusch 4
27753 Delmenhorst

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