Call for Applications


Fellows are talented, early career researchers (under 40, with a PhD and up to five years of research experience after their PhD, or equivalent experience and output if they do not have a PhD*) who want to further knowledge on a global challenge by interdisciplinary work. They come from all over the world (at least half of all Fellows selected are from lower and middle income countries) and become Fellows by being selected for a seminar.

The selection process starts with a call for applications. These are not regularly released, but happen as and when seminars are planned. They are announced via the ISSC’s homepage and through the ISSC’s networks. Required materials for applications vary, but generally include a CV, a short paper with the candidate’s view on the topic of the seminar and a short statement about the candidate’s interdisciplinary research experience and plans for taking the work started at the seminar forward after it is over.

Queries about the application process are welcome at fellows@worldsocialscience.org . Please also use this e-mail address to request inclusion of your e-mail address on the mailing list for calls for application.

* Exceptions can be made for researchers who do not fit these criteria, but can explain why they should be considered early career researchers