The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) offers outstanding scholars from all over the globe the opportunity to come to Berlin as a fellow or a visiting researcher to engage in specialist exchange. We welcome applications from candidates from all areas of internet research whose transdisciplinary projects show promising points of contact with HIIG’s research agenda.

Together with a project partner from a complementary research area, individuals will discuss their research plan at the beginning of their stay at the institute and will be supported through regular conversations as well as possible publications. During their time at HIIG, Fellows and visiting researchers actively participate in the institute’s activities and are encouraged to get involved in our research. We also support you in launching your own initiatives. There is plenty of opportunity for fruitful exchange with the institute’s researchers, directors, and international guests during discussion sessions, workshops, excursions, and other events. These activities aim to facilitate the cross-fertilization of individual research projects as well as foster connections within the community of researchers.

Are you looking for a structured fellowship programme for the duration of 3 to 12 months? Then consult this page for more information.

Are you already in contact with one of our researchers, have external funding and would like to round off your advanced PhD or postdoc phase with a research stay at our institute? Then see here for more information.

2 thoughts on “Research Stay at HIIG

  1. Armagan Ebru BOZKURT YUKSEL

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I am an assistant professor in Izmir/Turkey. My studies are on Informatics and Internet Law. I will be very happy if you could give information about if there is an opportunity to become a visiting researcher for 2016 summer.
    Kind Regards
    Assistant Prof.Dr.Armagan Ebru BOZKURT YUKSEL

  2. Sagwadi Mabunda

    Guten tag. I am a PhD candidate at the South African German institute for transnational criminal justice, a collaboration between University of Western Cape, Cape Town and Humboldt University, Berlin. I will be researching cyber terrorism and cyber warfare from an International Criminal law perspective. I want to find out if I would be eligible to apply for the fellowship if I’m in the law field. Danke.


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