The Gerda Henkel Foundation maintains several partnerships with academic institutions in the United States, Great Britain, France and Germany as part of its international commitment. The following fellowship programmes are currently available:
German Historical Institute London
Gerda Henkel Visiting Professorship
In 2008 the Gerda Henkel Foundation provided the German Historical Institute London with funds to establish a Visiting Professorship (Gerda Henkel Visiting Professorship) for the topic area of German history from 1890 to the present day. The professorship at the German Historical Institute is linked to a Visiting Professorship at the International History Department of the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris, France
Postdoctoral fellowships for researchers in the humanities
The Foundation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (FMSH) has the mission to contribute to the promotion of the humanities and social sciences by ensuring their pluri-disciplinarity and their internationalization. It endeavors to facilitate contacts and create networks between high level foreign and French researchers. In 2013, the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme and the Gerda Henkel Foundation offer for the first time two postdoctoral fellowships for researchers in the humanities who wish to work for one year in the international setting provided by the Collège d’Etudes Mondiales in Paris.
Historisches Kolleg, Munich
Gerda Henkel Junior Fellowships
Since 1988, the Historische Kolleg has awarded bursaries to allow post-doctoral students time for their work and to promote close professional contact with established researchers, from the full spectrum of the discipline concerned. The Foundation has provided the Kolleg with funds for the award of "Gerda Henkel Junior Fellowships" to outstanding young researchers.
School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey
Gerda Henkel Fellowship
Since 1993, the Foundation has maintained a scholarship programme, awarding grants for research at the School of Historical Studies. The Gerda Henkel Fellowship is made available for a period of one academic year.
Commission for Ancient History and Epigraphy of the German Archaeological Institute in Munich
Doctoral Scholarships in Ancient History
The Commission for Ancient History and Epigraphy of the German Archaeological Institute in Munich conducts research in the areas of Greek and Latin Epigraphy, Numismatics, Papyrology and Historical Topography. Thanks to the financial support of the Elise und Annemarie Jacobi-Stiftung and the Gerda Henkel Foundation, the Commission has been awarding research scholarships in Ancient History to international PhD students four times a year since 2005.
Maison méditerranéenne des sciences de l'homme, Aix-en-Provence, France
Gerda Henkel Stiftung/LabexMed Post-Doc-Scholarship
Maison méditerranéenne des sciences de l'homme (MMSH) in Aix-en-Provence, France, focuses on producing interdisciplinary studies on the Mediterranean region; these are conducted by the various research centres that are brought together under its roof. In the framework of a partnership between the Laboratory of Excellence for Mediterranean Studies, and the Gerda Henkel Foundation, the latter has in 2012 for the first time allocated an incoming one-year post-doctoral grant to a young post-doctoral researcher.
Queen's College, Oxford
Florey-Gerda Henkel European Scholarship at Queen's College, Oxford University
In 2008 the Gerda Henkel Foundation provided a fund for the awarding of scholarships to postgraduate students at Queen's College, University of Oxford. The Florey European Studentships are awarded with the aim of enabling outstandingly talented young scientists from European countries outside Great Britain and Ireland to study and carry out research at Queen's College.
Stanford University, Stanford, California
Gerda Henkel Visiting Professor Series in German Studies
The Gerda Henkel Visiting Professorship is open to professors at German universities with distinguished scholarly accomplishments in a historical humanities discipline - History, Religious Studies, Art History or Music History. The Gerda Henkel Visiting Professor at Stanford University will normally be on research leave from his or her home university and will be appointed at Stanford for one academic quarter (three months).
Mobility for Experienced Researchers in Historical Humanities and Islamic Studies
Marie Curie Fellowships of the Gerda Henkel Foundation
Starting in 2011, the Gerda Henkel Foundation was offering Marie Curie Fellowships in the M4HUMAN (Mobility for experienced researchers in historical humanities and Islamic studies) programme aimed at supporting outstanding scholars. This funding initiative is co-financed by the European Commission under the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research. The programme provided 24-month research grants for experienced and senior researchers.