As part of our commitment to furthering academic collaboration and exchange, the institute sponsors a Visiting Fellow Programme for young researchers.
Application Deadline: 30th September 2022
Eligible Countries: International
To Be Taken At (Country): Switzerland
About the Award: The Visiting Fellows Programme is intended to accommodate promising young scholars who wish to spend a period of time at the institute pursuing research on a particular topic. During their stay, fellows enjoy access to specialist resources, and are invited to share and develop their ideas via participation in lectures, seminars, colloquia and conferences.
Research Areas: The Institute for Interdisciplinary Legal Studies – lucernaiuris is a hub for cutting-edge teaching and research that crosses traditional boundaries between law, the humanities and the social sciences. Our current activities focus on the following main themes:
- Law, Media and Technology
- Law and Economics
- Histories of Law and Justice
- Constitutional History
- Urban Legal History
- Law, Arts and Humanities
- Theory and History of Intellectual Property Rights
- Law and Biomedicine
- Law and Sustainability
Type: Research, Fellowship
Eligibility: Tailored to postgraduate and postdoctoral candidates in particular, the programme is open not only to legal scholars but also to those working in the humanities and social sciences whose research promises significant insights for the institute’s own areas of focus. The aim of the initiative is to generate new national and international collaborations, and to foster inter- and transdisciplinary exchange. We strongly believe that the academic and international diversity of our fellows greatly enriches the intellectual life of the institute.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: The fellowships provide a grant to cover travel and accommodation costs (up to a designated maximum), with the possibility of an additional stipend to defray supplementary living expenses.
Duration of Programme: The standard period of tenure is between four and eight weeks.
How to Apply: The application form is available here.