Grants & Fellowships - Graduate Students

Berkeley-FU Berlin Mobility Fund (Graduate Students)

This grant has been postponed until 2024, the deadline for applications is November 1, 2023.

IES is pleased to announce a study and research opportunity for UC Berkeley graduate students in all fields, offered by the Freie Universität Berlin in the context of the Erasmus+ Mobility Program.

Click here for more information on the FU Berlin Faculty/Lecturer mobility grant

Freie Universität Berlin was founded in...

Berkeley-St. Andrews Research Fellowship

The partnership between the UC Berkeley and University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK, was established in 2018. Both universities are seeking to intensify their collaboration. The University of St Andrews is pleased to announce two scholarships for Berkeley graduate students in any discipline wishing to do research at St. Andrews.

Founded in 1413, the University of St. Andrews is Scotland’s oldest university, and the third oldest in the English-speaking world. In the QS rankings, St. Andrews has spent over ten years as one of the top 100 universities in the world....

Berkeley-Lausanne Research Fellowship

The University of Lausanne, founded in 1537 as a School of Theology, reached university status in 1890. UNIL is a modern and dynamic key institution in the Swiss landscape of higher education and research and is home to more than 17,000 students (Bachelor, Master and PhD level). UNIL pursues long-term fundamental research and is actively involved in the transfer of new knowledge to society and the economy. Its research activities focus on medicine, life sciences, geosciences, environment, business, humanities...

Berkeley-Inland University Norway Research Fellowship

UC Berkeley and the Inland University of Applied Sciences (INN), in Norway, established a partnership in 2019. Seeking to further deepen our collaboration, INN is pleased to announce that we now offer one scholarship to a UC Berkeley student wanting to do research within the field of Social Sciences or the Humanities (broadly defined).

INN was established in 2017 when six previous colleges were merged into one university. INN operates on six campuses in South-Eastern Norway: Lillehammer, Rena, Elverum, Hamar, Evenstad, and Blæstad. Being one of Norway’s smaller...

Berkeley-Uppsala Research Fellowship

The partnership between the UC Berkeley and Uppsala University, Sweden, was established in 2018. Both universities are now seeking to intensify their collaboration, and Uppsala University is pleased to announce two scholarships for Berkeley graduate students wishing to do research in Uppsala.

Founded in 1477, Uppsala University is Sweden’s oldest university. As such, the university have a long history and rich traditions. But first and foremost it is a modern, broad and dynamic research university with a clear threefold mission to conduct first-class research,...

Berkeley-Luxembourg Research Fellowship

The partnership between UC Berkeley and the University of Luxembourg was established in 2015. Both universities are now seeking to intensify their collaboration, and the University of Luxembourg is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity for Berkeley graduate students wishing to explore dissertation research opportunities in Luxembourg.

An internationally relevant research University

With students originating from 113 countries, academic staff from 20 countries as well as over 100 partner universities around the globe, “internationality” is probably one of the...

Berkeley-Greifswald Research Fellowship

The partnership between UC Berkeley and the University of Greifswald was established in 2006. Both universities are now seeking to intensify their collaboration, and the University of Greifswald is pleased to offer up to 4 short-term grants to qualified Berkeley graduate students for a stay of up to 3 months.

The University of Greifswald is situated in the Baltic Sea Area, about 2-3 hours from Berlin and Hamburg, Szczecin in Poland and the Danish capital Copenhagen. The University has strong scientific cooperation with partner universities in Northern and Eastern...

Berkeley-Viadrina Research Fellowship

The European University Viadrina, a partner university of IES, is pleased to offer two grants for short-term (max. 5 months) research stays for UC Berkeley graduate students in all fields.

European University Viadrina is located on the German-Polish border in Frankfurt (Oder), near Berlin. The university stands out in Germany for its multidisciplinary research focus on the political, economic, social and cultural aspects of the transformation processes in Central and Eastern Europe, history and literature in the region, international migration, and the changing role of borders and...

Berkeley-Regensburg Research Fellowship (Graduate Students)

The partnership between UC Berkeley and the University of Regensburg, Germany, was established in 2017. Both universities are now seeking to intensify their collaboration, and the University of Regensburg is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity for Berkeley graduate students in the humanities and social sciences wishing to explore dissertation research opportunities in or from Regensburg. We welcome applications in the following fields: humanities, social and political science, economics, pedagogy/education, and law.

The University of Regensburg, founded in 1962 as the...

Berkeley-Hamburg Research Fellowship

The partnership between UC Berkeley and Universität Hamburg, Germany, was established in 2000. Both universities are now seeking to intensify their collaboration, and Universität Hamburg is pleased to announce two scholarships for Berkeley graduate students wishing to do research in or from Hamburg.

The Hanseatic City of Hamburg is a beautiful, lively and diverse harbor city with approx. 1.7 million inhabitants in the north of Germany. Universität Hamburg is the leading comprehensive research and educational institution in northern Germany with currently more than 40.000 students...