The Fellowship(s) are tenable for the period stated (minimum period one month) between 1 October 2023 and 31 July 2024. Extensions to the original period of the Fellowship may be possible, but are subject to the same terms, and will not attract any additional financial support beyond the amount originally offered.
What the Institute Offers
The Institute offers shared office accommodation with wifi, internet/email, photocopying facilities, and access to the Institute's Germanic Studies Library and archives, the Senate House Library, and the libraries of other Institutes within the School of Advanced Study (e.g. the Institute of Historical Research, and the Warburg Institute). Fellows are offered free access to the Institute’s events, and are expected to participate as much as possible in the intellectual life of the Institute.
What Visiting Fellows Do
Fellows contribute to and enhance the scholarly activity of the Institute and the School of Advanced Study. In addition to giving a presentation at one of the Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies' seminars, Visiting Fellows are invited to organise an event either during or resulting from their stay, or otherwise contribute to the work of the Institute. Fellows are also invited to place a recent, normally unpublished, piece of work in our open access repository, SAS-Space, and to contribute to the ILCS blog.
Publications resulting from research conducted during the tenure of the Fellowship must acknowledge the Institute and Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies at the ILCS and, where appropriate, a copy should be deposited in the Germanic Studies Library or with the Institute. At the conclusion of their stay, Fellows are required to write a short report on the progress made in their research.
Living accommodation is not provided and Fellows should make their own arrangements. A list of hotels and guest houses is on our website, and the University of London Accommodation office may also be able to assist.
The awards made are intended to contribute to the costs of accommodation during the Fellow’s stay in London. Payment is made direct to the award holder’s bank account at the beginning of the tenure of the Fellowship. Should the Fellow for any reason not take up the Fellowship, the funding must be immediately returned.
Fellows that do not have the right to reside and/or study in the UK will require a visa and must ascertain what category of visa is most suitable for them. You may be eligible to apply for a Standard Visitor Visa, which permits academics to visit for research purposes for periods of not more than six months.