Thursday, 11 June 2009
TRANSATLANTIC COOPERATION IN RESEARCH (TRANSCOOP)
FUNDING FOR COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH FOR SCHOLARS IN THE HUMANITIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES, ECONOMICS AND LAW
ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT FOUNDATION
DEADLINE: 31 OCTOBER 2009
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation supports transatlantic research cooperation between German, American and/or Canadian scholars in the humanities, social sciences, economics, and law.
Joint research initiatives can receive up to 55,000€
over a three-year period.
Funds can be used:
* to finance short-term research visits lasting up to three months.
* to organize conferences and workshops.
* for material, equipment and printing costs.
* for a limited amount of research assistance.
Up to fifteen percent of the TransCoop funds granted can be earmarked for the German partner institution and used as an administrative lump-sum.
U.S. or Canadian sources must match funds from the TransCoop Program.
Applications should be submitted jointly by at least one German and one U.S. and/or Canadian scholar. A Ph.D. is required of both applicants.
Applications are accepted biannually, with deadlines of April 30 and October 31.
Applications and detailed information can be found on the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation webpage. http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/8175.html