Applicants are invited to base their projects on the collections of the Deutsches Museum and to cooperate closely with museum staff on site when formulating their research proposals. Projects involving innovative approaches to artefact-oriented research are especially welcome. The Deutsches Museum in Munich has several attractive scholarships to offer research scholars interested in working for six or 12 months on projects involving the museum’s vast and heterogeneous collections. The scholarship programme is international and interdisciplinary in scope.
Application Deadline: 16th October 2020
Eligible Countries: International
Study location: Germany
Award Providers: Deutsches Museum
Scholars at any level of seniority are eligible to apply, provided they have at least one university degree.
There are no restrictions regarding nationality.
All scholars are requested to make their own provisions for health insurance.
The ability to read German is a prerequisite for the application (passive language skills).
Value of Award: Pre-doctoral stipends: € 7,500 (six months) / € 15,000 (full year). Post-doctoral stipends: € 15,000 (six months) / € 30,000 (full year).
Duration of Program: 6 or 12 months
- completed application form (pdf-file, 20 kB or rtf-file 60 kB)
- curriculum vitae
- project description (3 to 5 pages)
- two confidential references (can be sent directly by the referees)
Submission method: Post the documents to
Coordinator of the Research Institute
Tel.: 00 49 (0) 89 2179-280
Fax: 00 49 (0) 89 2179-239
Detailed information available upon request:
Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Vaupel