Senckenberg Global Fellowships 2024

The fellowships are awarded for a period of three to a maximum of six months each. Our goal is to support excellent research, to expand and strengthen the worldwide cooperation network and to contribute to the global exchange of knowledge.

We cordially invite you to apply for a Global Fellowship fellowship at Senckenberg. Our fellows will have access to the 41 million objects in our Senckenberg collection, to our research laboratories and research infrastructures, to our libraries, and to the expertise of our scientific staff.

 At Senckenberg, you will find optimal working conditions and open-minded colleagues* with a broad range of scientific backgrounds in biodiversity, anthropology, geology, collection-based research, genomics, and conservation.

Application Process

  • Applicants from countries of the Global South will be considered.
  • Applicants must hold a Master’s or PhD degree in one of Senckenberg’s research areas.
  • You will contact a suitable scientist at Senckenberg, who can be your host, and together you will develop a concept for a suitable research topic, which you will spend the funded time working on at Senckenberg.
  • This link to all Senckenberg institutes can help you find suitable hosts for your project ideas: all Senckenberg institutes.
  • Please note that you are only eligible to receive a Senckenberg Global Fellowship if you do not receive a parallel project funding during the period of the fellowship. We would like to exclude double funding in any case.

Application deadline

Please send your application before March 1st (12 pm CET) and October 1st (12 pm CEST) of each year.

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