Fellowships and Promoting Junior Researchers


The support of scientific projects and the academic communication and exchange are among the central concerns of the Herder Institute. Therefore, we provide senior and junior researchers with fellowships for a stay of up to three months in Marburg.

» Junior Researcher Development Programme

Furthermore, research visits to the institute can be supported by third-party funding like Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellowship, Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers or DAAD grants in general.

» research visits

Herder Institute Research Academy

The Herder Institute Research Academy (HIRA) offers a structured training and a lively exchange with researchers who are working on similar topics. The HIRA provides a forum for young researchers to draw up academic theses.

» Herder Institute Research Academy


Herder Institute provides fellowships – for scholars from both East Central European countries and Western Europe – for a stay of up to three months in Marburg.
Two types of the fellowship are offered:

» Fellowship Format 1
» Fellowship Format 2