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Call for application--International Network Professorships at FU Berlin

News from Apr 17, 2014

In 2007, with its future development concept International Network University, Freie Universität Berlin succeeded in winning a major government funding award in the German Excellence Initiative. This award acknowledges special academic achievements, giving the title University of Excellence. Freie Universität Berlin was able to maintain its excellence status in 2012, one among only a few other select universities to do so. The second phase of this program focuses on the expansion of international and regional networks and the advancement of junior researchers supported by the Career Path Model.

To meet these goals, Freie Universität Berlin is setting up several Dahlem International Network Professorships (DINP) and several Dahlem International Network Junior Research Groups (DIN JRG) that will be managed by junior professors.


Call for application: 4 Dahlem International Network Professorships (salary grade W 2; 5 years)

More information about this program:

Humanities and Social Sciences:

  1. Professorship in Pre-modern Chinese History and Culture
  2. Professorship in Latin American History since 1800 with a focus on Global History and/or the History of Migration
  3. Professorship in Governance of Global Inequalities

Natural and Life Sciences:

  1. Professorship in Epigenetics of Plants


Call for application: 3 Dahlem International Network Junior Professorships (salary grade W 1)

More information about this program:

  1. Junior Professorship in Arabic Philology focusing on early modern textual practices
  2. Junior Professorship in Political Science and International Relations
  3. Junior Professorship in Empirical Conflict Research focusing on sub-Saharan Africa



All materials, including a private postal and/or e-mail address and quoting the reference code must be received no later than May 12th, 2014