German Historical Institute Long-term Visiting Fellowships


The German Historical Institute (GHI), Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for its long-term visiting fellow program

Important Dates


  • Applicants should be based at (or recent graduates of) a North American or European university or research institute
  • For doctoral students applying, ABD status (or the equivalent) is required prior to commencing the fellowship
  • For postdoctoral scholars applying, the preference is for projects that are designed for the “second book” (Habilitation or equivalent)

How to Apply

  • To apply please send the following materials (preferably items 2-6 as a combined pdf) to An application Form; A brief cover letter; Curriculum vitae; A copy of your most recent diploma or transcripts; Project description (5 pages or 2,000 words max); Research schedule for the fellowship; At least one letter of reference (preferably sent separately)
  • Applicants may write in either English or German; we recommend that they use the language in which they are most proficient. Applications should be sent electronically as single PDF via e-mail to Bryan Hart at Applicants will be notified about the outcome approximately two months after the deadline
  • Questions about applying or for the fellowship program in general should be directed to Bryan Hart (

Last Date

The last date for application is

Contact Details

For any further details, the applying candidates can refer to official notification using the following link.

German Historical Institute, 1607 New Hampshire Ave NW,

Washington DC 20009-2562,

U.S.A., Phone No.: +1.202.387.3355,


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