ZUKOnnect Fellowships for Scholars at Zukunftskolleg | University of Konstanz Germany 2021-2023

ZUKOnnect Fellowships for Scholars at Zukunftskolleg | University of Konstanz Germany

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ZUKOnnect Fellowships:

University of Konstanz is offering Up to 4 (post-)doctoral stipends for an on-campus research stay at the Zukunftskolleg. Available for up to 3 months (with justification for up to 4 months). The start date is between 1 September 2021 and 1 October 2021. The on-site stipends are complemented by a digital fellowship extending it to a 12-month ZUKOnnect Fellowship.


Zukunftskolleg | University of Konstanz Germany

Degree level:

Research Program.

Field of Study:

Humanities, Social and Natural sciences.

Scholarship Award

  • During the on-campus research stay, a stipend of € 1,200/month for doctoral students and € 2,000/month for postdoctoral researchers (following DAAD guidelines)
  • Standard expenses for one economy-class trip to Konstanz and back.
  • The chance to participate in events organized by the Zukunftskolleg.
  • Access to library resources.
  • Access to IT services.
  • Access to research support services (via Research Support).
  • After the on-campus research stay at the Zukunftskolleg. ZUKOnnect Fellows will benefit from a digital fellowship extending the total funding period to 12 months. The digital fellowship will be remunerated with € 100/month.


Scholars from Africa, Asia and Latin America

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You were born and worked in a country in Latin America, Asia or Africa.
  • You hold a doctorate (max. 2 years of postdoctoral experience) OR are a doctoral student in your last year.
  • Your academic education was completed at a university in Latin America, Asia or Africa.
  • You do not hold a permanent professorship, nor do you have a habilitation or equivalent qualification (Venia legendi).
  • Your research project should tie in with one of the disciplines represented at the University of Konstanz.
  • You should name a researcher at the University of Konstanz with whom you intend to collaborate (no need to contact person(s) in advance).
  • Preference will be given to applicants who plan to team up with one of our current Zukunftskolleg Fellows.

Applying procedure Instructions:

Submit your application documents in English as PDF files via our online application portal. The reference number is 2020/232. Applications should include:

  • A letter of motivation (including your objectives for the research stay at the Zukunftskolleg and an explanation of how your research ties in with the research landscape at the university) (maximum 2 pages);
  • Short description or summary of your current research project (maximum 3 pages incl. bibliography);
  • A detailed work and time plan for your on-campus research stay;
  • Your curriculum vitae;
  • Relevant certificates (doctoral certificate OR a letter from your doctoral supervisor confirming the status of your doctoral thesis);
  • One academic letter of reference, on official letterhead paper and signed by the respective reviewer.

More information is available online, where you will also find an extensive FAQ document. Further questions can be directed to Daniela Kromrey via e-mail: [email protected] or by phone: (+ 49 (0)7531 88–5686). If the budget situation permits, the Zukunftskolleg can grant financial support for family members who accompany the ZUKOnnect Fellows during the scholarship.

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Application Deadline: 24 February 2021

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