A fellowship at AIAS gives freedom,
independence and funding to work in
depth with a research project for a period
of one up to three years.
A fellowship at AIAS offers you a unique opportunity to pursue your own research project in an inspiring international and multidisciplinary environment. An AIAS fellowship has a distinct focus on career development for especially young talented researchers, offering both academic mentorship, career development in transferable skills and opportunities to organize large-scale multidisciplinary and international conferences. The Programme seeks to enhance your genuine understanding of the methodologies and approaches of other scientific disciplines at the highest level, thus making cross-disciplinary inspiration and initiatives possible. A fellowship includes funds for research expenses and travels, a competitive salary, relocation services and working-conditions that offers work-life balance.
The AIAS fellowship programmes are open for application by top-level researchers holding a PhD and a minimum of two years of post-doctoral research experience. The AIAS fellowship schemes are available for application by researchers from all academic research disciplines from all over the world and at all levels of seniority.
As an AIAS fellow you have freedom and independence to develop your own research ideas with access to excellent facilities. You can choose your research topic freely within all academic areas. You gain the possibility of engaging in multidisciplinary exchanges and collaborations that will provide you with new perspectives on your own research topic. You can strengthen your transferrable skills through the range of career developing opportunities offered, boost your international scientific network and advance your future career possibilities.
A fellowship at AIAS gives freedom, independence and funding to work in depth with a research project for a period of one up to three years at AIAS.
Currently, AIAS offers the following three different fellowship schemes:
AIAS-COFUND fellowships are available for the most talented researchers from around the world and within all research disciplines and topics.
Who can apply?
The target group of the programme is talented researchers at all career stages with a PhD and a minimum of two years of fulltime postdoctoral research experience at the time of the application deadline.
Applicants must comply with a mobility demand:
Aarhus University employees with a distinguished track record in research, who intend to explore innovative, high-risk topics in their scientific research areas, are encouraged to apply for a Jens Christian Skou (JCS) Fellowship.
Who can apply?
Applicants must have a PhD and a minimum of two years of postdoctoral research experience at the time of the application deadline. Furthermore, applicants must hold a tenured position or be in a tenure track position, at Aarhus University, at the time of the application deadline, as well as at the time of commencement of the fellowship.
The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme offers 10-month residencies - mainly in the Humanities and Social Sciences - in 19 European cities. No fellowships left in the EURIAS programme.
The AIAS fellowship schemes have received support from:
The European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research, Technological development and Demonstration under grant agreement no 609033 and The European Union’s Horizon 2020 under grant agreement no 754513.
Aarhus University's Research Foundation