BIH Short-term Fellowships enable young early-career scientists (until two years after completing their PhD) from abroad to spend a short research stay at the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) thus positioning the foundations for an academic career in Germany.

Purpose of the fellowship:

  • It is meant as an opportunity to conduct a clearly defined research project in the life sciences and to simultaneously prepare longer-term activities in Berlin by applying for further funding.

Target Group:

  • The fellowship is dedicated to young junior scientists from abroad (until two years after completing their PhD)

Number of Scholarships offered: about 10 scholarships every year

Tenure: up to 12 months

Fellowship Value:

  • Research grant: EUR 2,500/month
  • entitled to hold the designation of ‘BIH Short-term Fellow’
  • travelling allowance for the journey to and from Berlin may also be granted

Application requirements

  • Applicant must provide detailed information on:
  • academic record
  • CV
  • list of publications
  • research proposal
  • expert opinion by the BIH or the host unit at the Charité or MDC on the potential fellow’s qualification
  • confirmation that a suitable post in the research facility as well as the required infrastructure are available
  • Apply only via the Charité application forms
Quick Overview————-
Organization Charité Foundation
Fellowship Level Researcher
Country Germany
Subject areas Life Sciences
Fellowship amount EUR 2,500/month
Eligibility Open to all nationalities

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