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LMU Research Fellowships

The LMU Research Fellowship Program is directed at candidates from all fields of research who have recently completed their doctoral studies with outstanding results. Our program is designed to promote the career development of early-career postdoctoral researchers and to support them in building international networks of collaboration. As part of the program, LMU offers Incoming Fellowship to outstanding international postdocs and Outgoing Fellowships to excellent junior researchers at LMU who have completed their doctoral studies at LMU within the past twelve months or are about to do so.

The LMU Research Fellowships Program was first advertised in 2009 and has been a great success: As a result of the first six calls for applications, a total of 59 fellowships have been awarded to highly qualified candidates from all over the world and from various disciplines – 34 from the Humanities and Social Sciences, 25 from the Natural Sciences and Medicine. 66% of the fellows have come from renowned institutions abroad.

Since 2017, the LMU Research Fellowships Program has been co-funded by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND scheme of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program.

The 2018 call is now closed. The applications are currently under evaluation. Following the first stage of the evaluation, shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. Interviews are expected to take place in April 2019. Fellowships should commence by September 1, 2019.
The next call will open in fall 2019.

Please find detailed information on the Incoming and the Outgoing LMU Research Fellowships below.

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