The applications period for the 2017/18 Fellowships has now passed. The next round of applications for the 2019/20 Fellowships will be announced in due course.
This section contains information pertaining to the 2017/18 Fellowships and may be revised for future applications.
I. Participating Institutions
The list of participating institutions changes each year. The institutions taking part in the 2017/18 EPSA Fellowships are as follows:
- Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (London School of Economics, UK)
- Department of Philosophy (University of Bergen, Norway)
- Descartes Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities (University of Utrecht, Netherlands)
- Duesseldorf Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science (DCLPS, Germany)
- Egenis – The Centre for the Study of Life Sciences (University of Exeter, UK)
- Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics (EIPE) (Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Netherlands)
- Faculty of Philosophy (University of Groningen, Netherlands)
- Centre for Ethics and Philosophy of Science (CEPS) (University of Hannover, Germany)
- Institute Vienna Circle (University of Vienna, Austria)
- LOGOS Group and Department of Logic, History, and Philosophy of Science (University of Barcelona, Spain)
- Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) (LMU Munich, Germany)
- Unit for Applied Philosophy of Science and Epistemology (ERC-Project "The Emergence of Relativism", University of Vienna, Austria)
* Applicants who have been on maternity or sick leave, or have only worked part-time in philosophy since receiving their PhD may apply for an extension to the 10-year threshold. Applicants should make clear their reasons for applying for an extension in their application.
- Applicants must be working in one of the following Central or Eastern European countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
- Applicants must be within ten years of the award of a doctorate.*
- Applicants must not have previously held an EPSA Fellowship.
- Applicants need not be members of the EPSA at the time of applying. However, successful candidates are expected to become EPSA members before taking up their Fellowships (they will be offered the opportunity to do so at a reduced rate).
Applicants for the EPSA Fellowship should send as a single PDF and in the following order:
- CV. A curriculum vitae;
- Preferences. A list indicating which of the participating institutions you would like to visit and why (you can list a maximum of three institutions and should give a preference ranking);
- Statement of Purpose. A letter of motivation detailing your interest in the EPSA Fellowship (no more than 400 words);
- Research Proposal. A research proposal for the time of the visit (no more than 2,000 words).
IV. Successful Candidates
Successful candidates will be put in touch with their host institution and the details of their visit (exact dates, financial and accommodation arrangements, visa sponsorship, etc.) will be agreed directly been the candidates and their hosts and independently of the EPSA. Please note: local circumstances vary, and no general commitments about levels of funding can be guaranteed.