The internationally oriented fellowship programme is open to postdoctoral and senior scholars in the humanities, cultural studies and social sciences whose research has the potential to make a substantial contribution to a better understanding of the history, society, politics and culture of Ukraine.
Duration: 6 months. The URIS fellowship enables the recipient to spend six months researching at the University of Basel (August 2023–January 2024 and February 2024–July 2024).
The initiative is looking for internationally recognised researchers who are prepared to be involved in the network of Swiss-Ukraine research and to offer a Ukraine-related course at the University of Basel during their stay in Switzerland. The main working focus of URIS in the autumn semester 2022 and spring semester 2023 will be on “Ukraine and Europe in transition“. The announcement of the two fellowships is particularly aimed at applicants working on issues with a trans-regional dimension. The recipients are obliged to reside in Basel for the duration of the fellowship. The awarding of the fellowships will be decided by an academic advisory board.