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Digital Humanism Fellowship


L’Institut for Human Sciences à Vienne a lancé un programme «  Digital Humanism » dans le cadre duquel deux jeunes chercheurs (doctorants ou chercheurs qui ont obtenu leur doctorat depuis moins de 4 ans) pourront réaliser un séjour de recherche de 3 mois au sein de l’iWM (séjour qui se déroulera à l’automne 2022). 

Vous trouverez ci-dessous les informations relatives à cet appel.

The IWM, Institute for Human Sciences, in Vienna has recently established a new fellowship program on “Digital Humanism.” 

It aims to describe, analyze, and influence the complex interplay of technology and humankind, envisaging a better society and life in the digitized era. 

Senior and Junior Visiting Fellows are invited to the Institute to explore the urgent intellectual challenges at the complex interplay of humans and machines. During their stay at the Institute, they work on crucial topics in the field, pursue interdisciplinary research, and organize lectures and discussions reaching out to the public audience in Vienna and beyond.    

Currently, the call for the second round of applications by Junior Visiting Fellows is out. 

Candidates are expected to pursue research on digitization’s intersection with societal, economic, and geopolitical dimensions, as well as other relevant research foci from the humanities and social sciences. Two fellows will be invited to spend a period of three consecutive months at the Institute in autumn 2022.    


Junior Visiting Fellows will receive a stipend of EUR 2,700 per month to cover accommodation, living expenses, health insurance and any incidentals related to their stay in Vienna. In addition, the IWM provides her/him with office space including access to internet, in-house research and administrative facilities as well as an in-house lunch and other services free of charge. Travel expenses of up to EUR 1,000 can be reimbursed.


Applicants must currently pursue their doctoral degree or have obtained a PhD not longer than four years ago at the time of application.


Applications have to be submitted via the Embark platform, including the following documents:

  • a research proposal in English (max. 7,500 characters incl. spaces), containing a description of the project’s a) objectives, b) the state of the art, c) methods, and d) a work plan
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a list of publications
  • a letter of recommendation by a scholar familiar with the applicant’s academic work

Deadline for Application: 28 February 2022. 

You will find more information on conditions and eligibility on the IWM website, where candidates may also submit their applications.

Publié le 06 février 2022