The Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum - a Center for Transnational Studies - is an interdisciplinary and internationally oriented research center at the University of Augsburg, which merges, connects and brings together research foci and key issues in the cultural sciences, humanities and social sciences and promotes their public visibility. It encourages academic exchange between its members, coordinates international cooperation, organizes conferences, facilitates the publication of research results and offers support in the administration and acquisition of third-party funds.


The Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum awards funds for


Postdoc Grants


The call is addressed to extraordinary members of the Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum of the University of Augsburg who are pursuing an innovative postdoctoral project. The aim of the gran is to support qualified young scientists to develop a promising research project, to network it internationally and to bring it to application maturity by providing a project-related travel and material allowance of up to 5,000 euros.


The project must be international in scope and eligible for third-party funding. In addition, an interdisciplinary orientation of the research project or the possibility of interdisciplinary networking and expansion of the project is desirable. Recipients are expected to report on the results of their research and to refer to the Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum in publications in an appropriate manner.



The board of directors decides on the award of the postdoc grant.



Applications should include the following documents:


  • CV and publication list
  • Description of the research project (5-10 pages)
  • Details of the project application to a third-party funding institution and planned submission date




Please submit your application via email to:


Universität Augsburg
Jakob-Fugger-Zentrum – Forschungskolleg für Transnationale Studien

For the attention of Dr. Andrea Rehling
Phone: +49 821 / 598 – 5208


Center Management