2024 Einstein Fellowship Program


The Einstein Fellowship, awarded annually by the Einstein Forum and the Wittenstein Foundation, is designed for young individuals who aspire to undertake life-changing projects. Here are the details, requirements, benefits, and application procedure for the Fellowship:

Fellowship Summary:

  • Host Country: Germany
  • Study Abroad: Study in Europe
  • Category: Fellowships
  • Eligible Countries: All Countries
  • Reward: Full Scholarship | €10,000 Stipend | Accommodation
  • Deadline: June 1, 2024

Fellowship Details:

  • The Einstein Fellowship supports interdisciplinary thought and research by providing young scholars the opportunity to explore projects beyond their previous area of work.
  • Initially awarded by the Einstein Forum and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius (2007 – 2009), since 2010, the fellowship has been awarded by the Einstein Forum and the Daimler and Benz Foundation.
  • The fellowship is inspired by Albert Einstein’s commitment to interdisciplinary approaches and aims to support scholars who excel in their specialization while being open to interdisciplinary perspectives.

Requirements for 2024 Einstein Fellowship:
To be eligible for the 2024 Einstein Fellowship, applicants must:

  • Be under the age of 35.
  • Hold a university degree in humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences.
  • Be prepared to present their project in a public lecture at the Einstein Forum and the Wittenstein Foundation at the end of the fellowship period.
  • Demonstrate the quality, originality, and feasibility of the proposed project, along with superior intellectual development.
  • The proposed project need not be completed during the fellowship but can be the beginning of a longer project.
  • The fellowship is not intended for applicants wishing to complete an academic study they have already begun.

Benefits of Einstein Fellowship:

  • The fellow will reside in the garden cottage of Einstein’s summerhouse in Caputh, Brandenburg, for five to six months.
  • Receive a stipend of EUR 10,000 and reimbursement of travel expenses.

Required Documents for Einstein Fellowship:
Candidates must submit the following documents:

  • CV
  • A two-page project proposal
  • Two letters of recommendation
    All documents must be submitted by June 1, 2024.

The Einstein Fellowship presents a unique opportunity for young scholars to explore interdisciplinary projects and contribute to intellectual discourse. Interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to apply and seize this opportunity to advance their research endeavors.


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