The Hamburg Institute for Advanced Study (HIAS) is happy to inform you that the Call for Applications for the academic year 2024/25 is out now.

HIAS appoints outstanding scholars, scientists, and artists from all parts of the world to pursue their own research projects for three to ten months on-site in Hamburg. Fellows are granted excellent conditions in an inspiring scientific and artistic context, to concentrate on their projects, entirely unimpeded by their usual professional duties.

Eligible to apply are researchers of all disciplines and all career stages from the postdoctoral level onwards, as well as outstanding artists and cultural professionals – from all countries.

HIAS seeks to compose a group of fellows that, in respect to its members’ academic or artistic disciplines, countries of origin and career stages, is as diverse and stimulating as possible.

Applicants should be internationally visible in their respective fields, give evidence of creativity and originality, as well as willingness to participate in a community of scholars, scientists, artists and cultural professionals and, in the form of lectures and other types of events, to engage with the broader public in the city of Hamburg.

A doctorate/ PhD is required for fellows working in academia. Very good knowledge of English (speaking and writing) is necessary.

Currently, HIAS accepts fellowship applications of three to ten months’ duration for the academic year 2024/2025 or later.

Applications may be submitted until 31 October 2022 via application@hias-hamburg.de.

Further information on the HIAS fellowships can be found here: