ASC Leiden Visiting Fellowship Program 2017 (Fully Funded)

Due date: July 1, 2017

The African Studies Center Leiden has going to research colleagues in the system of the Leiden African Studies Assembly (Leiden ASA), a system for participation between Leiden based Africanists. Going by research colleagues utilize their time in Leiden for information investigation or potentially composing, regularly on a joint venture with at least one ASCL staff individuals and with Africanists at different foundations or resources of Leiden University. A meeting research cooperation is for a most extreme of 90 days. Examine colleagues are partitioned more than three times of three months every: January-February-March, April-May-June, September-October-November.

The African Studies Center Leiden is the main multidisciplinary scholastic learning establishment in the Netherlands given altogether to the investigation of Africa. It has a broad library that is interested in the overall population. The ASCL is an interfaculty establishment of Leiden University.


An examination cooperation incorporates:

An arrival ticket (economy class);

A day by day stipend to cover everyday costs;

Convenience in Leiden: a kindred is given his/her own bed/living room (reasonable for one individual as it were). Kitchen and lavatory are to be imparted to a most extreme of two different colleagues (male/female). On the off chance that the offered convenience is unaccaptable for the kindred he/she is asked for to search for option settlement him/herself. Elective settlement won’t be paid for by the cooperation;

A restorative/risk protection (please take note that this protection does not take care of the expense of treatment of a previous therapeutic condition);

The utilization of (shared) office offices and of library offices.


At the season of applying, the candidate must hold a PhD with an attention on Africa;

The candidate must be conversant in English as well as French;

The candidate must have a dynamic scholastic profession;

The candidate must have as of late distributed books and additionally articles that meet worldwide gauges (no less than three distributed articles in the previous five years);

The exploration association must add to interfaculty joint effort at Leiden University;

Inclination is given to applicants utilized by an African research establishment with which Leiden University as of now has a MoU or tries to have a MoU in the system of the Leiden African Studies Assembly;

As per visa controls, candidates must have the capacity to come back to their nation of origin after their cooperation.

Application Process

You can apply for a 90 day going by cooperation by finishing the application shape and returning it, with the asked for connections, to:

For more data, visit ASC Leiden Visiting Fellowship.

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