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The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam invites applications for two visiting research fellowships in the field of Modern Greek Studies for early- and mid- career scholars who wish to pursue (part of) their research at the University of Amsterdam. For the academic year 2020-2021, 1 fellowship will be offered to an early-career scholar (with a PhD not earlier than 2014) for a period of 10 months, and 1 fellowship will be offered to a more experienced scholar (with a PhD between 2000 and 2014) for a period of 5 months.
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The fellowships are sponsored by the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, which is also the main sponsor of the Marilena Laskaridis Chair of Modern Greek Studies at the University of Amsterdam, held by Prof. Dr. Maria Boletsi. The fellowships are offered annually on a competitive basis and by application. 

The call is open to projects from all disciplines in the humanities and/or social sciences that engage with aspects of Modern Greek culture and/or history. The fellowships aim to strengthen research in the field of Modern Greek studies at the University of Amsterdam and internationally, encourage academic collaborations and exchanges, and give the opportunity to young and more experienced scholars in this field to advance their research.

Applicants should send a reasearch proposal (max 1500 words), a motivation letter (max. 350 words), a CV and a letter of reference (directly provided by the referee) to Please make sure to use the CV format provided via the link below. The deadline for applications is 14 February 2020

A full call for proposals is available via the link below.

For questions regarding the practical aspects of the application procedure, please send an email to
For content-related questions concerning the application, you may contact Prof. Dr. Maria Boletsi at