Recently defended dissertation in one of the doctoral programs of Dahlem Research School
Dissertation was defended no longer than 9 months before application deadline
Doctoral studies must have been completed within 3.5 years (time between begin of studies and submission of dissertation). Special circumstances and personal commitments (especially family-related career breaks) may be considered.
Candidates must be recommended by a professor of Freie Universität Berlin who agrees to act as advisor during the time of the fellowship
Candidates should show the intention of pursuing an academic career with an interdisciplinary and innovative research project
Collaborative research projects with existing or potential partner institutions are highly welcome