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Pilecki Fellowship for Researchers at Pilecki Institute, Poland [Monthly Stipend Rs. 2.3L]: Apply by Feb 15


The Pilecki Institute is a research institution based in Warsaw, Poland and invites applications from meritorious candidates for Junior & Senior Fellowships at the institute. The fellowship is awarded to both senior and junior researchers, representing disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, especially modern history, sociology, political science, international relations, law studies, and political philosophy.
The Institute seeks scholars to carry out their own research projects in this vibrant and intellectually stimulating environment who will contribute with their approaches, perspectives and new ideas.

Fellowship Details
  1. Senior Visiting Fellows will receive a stipend of EUR 3,000 per month.
  2. Junior Visiting Fellows EUR 2,000 per month to cover accommodation and living expenses in Warsaw and health insurance.
  3. The Pilecki Institute will provide office space, in-house research, and administrative facilities, internet access, as well as other services.
  4. Travel expenses for flying in-out as well as additional travel expenditures for project-related research trips will be covered by the Pilecki Institute.

Candidates for the Pilecki Junior Fellowships

  • must currently be pursuing their doctoral degree at the dissertation stage or have recently obtained a Ph.D. in an academic institution outside Poland in one of the academic disciplines in the humanities and social sciences
  • must have at least one publication, preferably in the area of Central/East European studies, Polish studies, Holocaust studies, totalitarianism, WW II or other related subjects
  • must speak fluent English (C1 and above)

Candidates for the Pilecki Senior Fellowship

  • must hold a Ph.D./Doctoral degree in the humanities or social science from an academic institution outside of Poland and have at least 10 years of post-Doctoral research experience
  • must have a proven record of research and publications related to the above-mentioned research areas
  • must speak fluent English (C1 and above)
How to Apply?
  1. Candidates shall submit their applications to the email address:
  2. The application form should contain an academic curriculum vitae, a research project proposal, a list of publications, a schedule for the research work to be done in Poland and in the case of junior fellowships, a letter of recommendation from the applicant’s academic supervisor.
  3. The last date to apply is February 15, 2020.
Important Dates

Applications will be reviewed by a board of experts appointed by the Institute. Short-listed candidates will be invited to online interviews between February 24 and March 12. Candidates will be contacted individually to schedule the interview.
The list of successful candidates will be announced by March 20, 2020.


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