Institute of Advanced Study Fellowship for UG & PG Programs @ Durham University

The Institute of Advanced Study is one of Durham University’s flagship interdisciplinary research institutes. The Institute aims to build research capacity, realise potential, and meet the challenges of a changing world by bringing together world leading scholars and practitioners from all disciplines to work with Durham colleagues on collaborative projects of major intellectual, scientific, political and practical significance.

Institute of Advanced Study Fellowship for UG & PG Programs @ Durham University

Up to 20, three-month fellowships are available (October-December and January-March) each year. Applicants may be from any academic discipline or professional background involving research, and they may come from anywhere in the world (though preference is given to International applicants). IAS Fellowships include an honorarium, funds for travel, accommodation, and costs associated with replacement teaching or loss of salary (where appropriate).


  • Applicants of any nationality are eligible to apply (though preference will be given to International applicants); in line with Durham University’s equality and diversity policies, we strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply;
  • Applicants from any discipline are eligible to apply;
  • Applicants may come from an academic or non-academic background (e.g. public intellectuals, artists, writers, film makers, journalists, policy makers, politicians);
  • Applications should be from researchers or non-academics who have a well-established or strongly emerging international reputation, have made major contributions to their field, and can provide evidence of research leadership and/or public impact. They are expected to have played a significant role in shaping their discipline or field through their outputs, achievements and indicators of esteem.


The following application materials are required:
  • A letter of application;
  • A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
  • Two references;
  • A Fellowship proposal
The closing date for applications to the IAS Fellowship scheme for 2020/21 is 07 June 2019. Applications must be emailed to the IAS Manager, Linda Crowe, no later than this date.


Linda Crowe
IAS Manager
Tel: +44(0)191 3344686

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