Affiliated fellowship with one or more research group(s)/unit(s)

This program is aimed at researchers who are interested in a fellowship with one or more specific research group(s) or research unit(s).

Fellows work at the Weizenbaum Institute for one to six months and research together with one or more of the Institute's host research groups/units (, with the aim of realizing joint projects and publications.


Step 1: Availability

Please contact one or more research groups/units in your research area of interest and clarify in advance whether there is a possibility for a guest stay: Contact research groups.

Step 2: Application

In case of positive feedback, attach the following documents to your application:

  1. Letter of motivation (1 page)
  2. Curriculum vitae and publication list
  3. Application form
  4. Project description

The project description should not exceed 2 pages. When describing your project, please consider the aspects of innovation and interdisciplinarity and address the following points: abstract, research question, methods, work plan for the fellow period at the WI, connection points of the own project to the profile of the WI, output.

Step 3: Review and feedback

After reviewing the application documents, you will receive feedback from the research groups. The selection of the fellows is the responsibility of the research groups, the administration is done centrally by the Weizenbaum-Institut e.V.

Download application form

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