Minerva Fellowship Program

Minerva Fellowship Program The Minerva Fellowships and the Minerva Short-Term Research Grants enable Israeli and German scientists and researchers to complete a research residency at institutions in the respective other country lasting from one week to thirty-six months. Younger scientists and researchers (graduates and post docs) are given preferential treatment in the selection process.

Minerva Fellowships and Minerva Short-Term Research Grants are available to candidates from all subjects at German and Israeli universities and research institutions. The closing date for applications for Minerva Fellowships is January 15 and June 15. The closing date for applications for Minerva Short-Term Research Grants is noted on the site Short-Term Research Grants. The Minerva Fellowship Committee decides on the proposals for Minerva Fellowships and Minerva Short Term Grants.

Minerva Fellowship Program

The Minerva Fellowship Program enables German and Israeli scientists and researchers to spend longer-term research residencies at institutions in the respective other country from six to thirty-six months (for graduates) or from six to twenty-four months (for post docs). To date, more than 1,500 German and Israeli scientists and researchers have been awarded a Minerva Fellowship. Some seventy scientists receive fellowships each year. Scientists with tenure are not eligible to apply.

Regular Meetings ("Stammtisch") for Minerva Fellowship Holders in Israel

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The meetings take place on a rotating basis in Tel Aviv (Contact: Mr. Krister Kowalski, kowalskk@uni-mainz.de) and Jerusalem (Contact: Ms. Jana Hildebrandt, janahildebrandt@me.com). Israeli researchers who are interested in Minerva Fellowships (in Germany) are also welcome to join the meetings.

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