January 16, 2024

ATLAS: South Mediterranean > France Call for applications | Postdoctoral fellowship // Deadline: March 18th, 2024


The Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme (FMSH) and the UNIMED offer short-term fellowships of 2 or 3 months in France for young researchers native from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia and Syria and affiliated to one of the Universities members of UNIMED.

This research stay is designed to enable researchers to conduct research studies in France: field enquiries, library and archives work. 

This call is part of the Atlas short-term postdoctoral mobility programme offered by the FMSH and its partners.

The deadline for application is 18 March 2024.

Financial details

Laureates will receive a financial support of 1 700€ per month. This financial contribution is intended to cover expenditure such as transport and accommodation costs. Besides, FMSH provides scientific and logistical assistance (working space, help for finding accommodation, letters to libraries…).

Eligibility criteria

Nationality: this program is open to researchers originating from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Marocco, Palestine, Tunisia and Syria and affiliated to one of the Universities member of UNIMED.

Educational Degree: applicants must have obtained their PhD doctorate and presented their thesis from 2018. There is no age limit.

Theme: applicants must be involved in research in social sciences and humanities (SSH) or at the frontier between SSH and other sciences.

Language: French or English depending on the project.

French host institution: before submitting their application, applicants will have to find a French research institution to host them for the time of their stay. Applicants will have to provide a letter from the hosting institution addressed to the FMSH and the UNIMED expressing the institution’s willingness to host the applicant during the time of fellowship and explaining the work conditions offered. 

More information

All the details about Researcher’s obligations, Application procedure, Evaluation process and criteria, as well as the contacts are available here.