São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP, Portuguese: Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) is a public foundation located in São Paulo, Brazil, with the aim of providing grants, funds and programs to support research, education and innovation of private and public institutions and companies in the state of São Paulo. It was founded in 1962 and is maintained by endowments by the State government which are guaranteed as a fixed percentage of the State's tax income, besides the income generated by the financial fruition of its considerable assets.
The Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie (International Research Institute for Cultural Techniques and Media Philosophy) invites scholars from the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts to apply for a non-teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship (2-6 months, starting from 1st October 2019).
The Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie (IKKM) of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar is one of ten Käte Hamburger Kollegs funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
Durham University (legally the University of Durham) is a collegiate research university in Durham, North East England. It was founded by an Act of Parliament in 1832 and granted a Royal Charter in 1837. It was one of the first universities to commence tuition in England for more than 600 years and claims to be the third oldest university in England, and consequently the seventh oldest in the UK, although this is disputed.
The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a U.S. non-profit soft power organization that was founded in 1983 to promote democracy abroad. It is funded primarily through an annual allocation from U.S. Congress in the form of a grant awarded through the United States Information Agency (USIA). This allocation comes from within the budget of USAID, the U.S. agency for development assistance, which is part of the U.S. State Department.
Stiftung Mercator is a private foundation which fosters science and the humanities, education and international understanding. It specifically initiates, develops and funds projects and partner organizations in the thematic fields to which it is committed: it wants to strengthen Europe, improve integration through equal educational opportunities for everyone, drive forward the energy transition as a trigger for global climate change mitigation and firmly anchor cultural education in schools.
Receiving its Royal Charter in 1960, Churchill College, is the national and Commonwealth memorial to Sir Winston Churchill. It is the embodiment of his vision of how higher education can benefit society in the modern age.
Like the thirty other colleges in Cambridge University, we are committed to outstanding academic achievement; more than twenty of our members have won the Nobel Prize.
This non-profit foundation was created under Swiss private law by Mr and Mrs Jacques and Lucette Brocher. Its purpose, since the demise of its founders, is to host scientists and experts in the ethical, legal and social implications of the development of medical research and biotechnologies in the Hermance domain.
Fudan Institute for Advanced Study (FDIAS for short) was founded in October 2015 to promote a domestic and international academic exchange of top talents, push forward the development and integration between different disciplines, produce significantly creative academic thoughts and nurture young academic talents.
Au cœur d'Istanbul, l'Institut français d'Études Anatoliennes (USR3131) impulse et dirige des recherches en sciences humaines et sociales sur la Turquie et son aire culturelle. Les champs de recherche de l'Ifea concernent les mémoires et les mobilités ; les affrontements, conflits et alliances des peuples et des cultures autour et à l'intérieur du plateau anatolien, du Caucase aux Balkans ; les questions liées aux notions de patrimoine et d'identité ; l'habitat à travers les âges ; les moyens d'affirmation du pouvoir.
The essential TUM-IAS concept is to allow not only selected guest scientists but also our best faculty members to conduct top-level research while offering early-career scientists the chance to develop their talents in the inspiring environment of outstanding senior scientists. To this end, Fellows on different levels of seniority will be given the possibility to devote their full time to innovative research projects in nascent areas of science which bear the promise of major scientific breakthroughs.