Milena Jesenská Fellowships for Journalists, Vienna

Deadline: 15 April 2011
Open to: experienced journalists
Fellowship: EUR 7,630 for the three month program

The Milena Jesenská Fellowship program offers European journalists time off from their professional duties in order to pursue in-depth research on a topic of their choice.

Applicants are asked to relate their proposals to one of the main research fields of the IWM
1. Sources of Inequality / Social Solidarity
2. Religion and Secularism
3. United Europe – Divided History
4. Cultures and Institutions: Central and Eastern Europe in a Global Context
5. The Philosophical Work of Jan Patocka

A jury of experts will evaluate the applications and select the finalists. Applicants will be notified of the jury decision in June 2011.


Applicants must have worked in print, broadcast or online journalism for several years and must be able to provide proof of their outstanding professional record.


* download the application form (from the official webpage)
* write a concise project proposal in English (not more than 3 double-spaced pages)
* include a CV (with list of publications)

Send all the documents to:
Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen
Fellowship Coordinator
Spittelauer Lände 3
1090 Wien


The fellows are invited to spend three months at the IWM in Vienna, Austria.
They will receive a stipend in the amount of EUR 7,630 and are provided with an office, access to e-mail and internet, in-house research facilities, and other relevant resources in Vienna.
Travel grants of up to EUR 1,820 can be paid for research trips to neighboring countries.

Official Webpage

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