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In the "Clemens Heller Program", grants are awarded to highly qualified junior scholars from France working in the fields of sociology, political science, anthropology and certain areas of history for research stays of three to nine months at scholarly institutions in Germany.

Established in 2003, the scholarship program is named after Clemens Heller, who together with the French historian Fernand Braudel established the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme in the 1960s and 1970s, heading it between 1985 and 1992. Clemens Heller has made a crucial contribution to the deepening of Franco-German scholarly relations and their integration in the international context.

The "Clemens Heller Program" has been part of the Fernand Braudel-IFER Programme (International Fellowships for Experienced Researchers),  which the FMSH carries out with the support of the European Union (Marie Curie Action Program, COFUND, 7 – while completely preserving its separate identity – since January 2011.

The general prerequisites for applications are: completion of a dissertation (the defence of which should not have been more than 6 years ago; affiliation with a university or non-university research institution in France; proposal for an innovative research project which has been accepted by a German institution.

Application date
5-9 months
Humanities : Anthropology & Ethnology, History
Social sciences : Political science, Sociology