What NIAS offers
General information about what NIAS has to offer, and what a fellowship entails.
NIAS offers individual fellowships to scholars who wish to carry out advanced research in the humanities and the social sciences. For five or ten months, scholars are offered the time and space to work on a topic of their own choice. Both Dutch scholars and scholars from abroad can apply for a individual fellowship.
NIAS offers theme-group fellowships for scholars of different backgrounds who wish to collaborate on a particular subject or theme.
For scholars working in specific disciplines or research areas, NIAS cooperates with co-sponsoring partners to offer fellowships that reach specific disciplines or encourage and support a particular research goal.
A number of things you should know before applying.
Fellowship Application Deadlines
All NIAS fellowship application calls for 2019/20 are closed. The next round (for the academic year 2020/21) will open in January 2019.
Apply for a fellowship
The call for NIAS Fellowships is closed. The information below is for the reference of applicants 2019/20 only.
NIAS offers you time and space to advance your scientific work. Its international and interdisciplinary environment inspires the generation of new approaches and ideas that will bring ground-breaking academic work to fruition. Each year, a new academic group is formed, consisting of fellows from the Netherlands and abroad.