MIASA Tandem Residential Fellowships for African Researchers at the University of Ghana 2021

The Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa is offering up to two Tandem Residential Fellowships for 3-5 months each at the University of Ghana on the research in the Humanities and Social Sciences, with ‘Sustainable Governance’ as its central topic.

About University of Ghana

The University of Ghana is a renowned public institution with a mission to develop world-class research and human resources to bring about the change and restructure required in Ghana and internationally.

Established in 1948 the university stands as the oldest and largest institution in Ghana and it offers various accredited programs at all levels of study that attract both domestic and international students from nearly 70 countries.

Requirements for MIASA Tandem Residential Fellowships

  • A tandem residential fellowship at MIASA is comprised of two researchers – one from Africa and one from Germany. They apply as a team for working together on a particular research topic, addressing MIASA’s overarching aims.
  •  The call is open to both junior (> 6 years after completion of PhD) and senior (> 6 years after completion of PhD) researchers.
  • Projects can be at the conceptional stage, mid-term phase or final stage (analyzing data, writing up findings). 
  • The selection is made by MIASA’s distinguished international Academic Advisory Board. In a strictly merit-based selection process, the tandem fellowships are awarded to researchers of top academic quality with an innovative and high-quality research topic. 
  • The all-important selection criteria are the academic excellence of the applicant and the fellowship proposal. 
  • MIASA is committed to inclusion, gender equality, and family friendliness. The MIASA fellowship program thus aims for gender parity and is promoting affirmative action policies.

How to Apply for the MIASA Tandem Residential Fellowships

To apply for the ongoing MIASA Tandem Residential Fellowships is not as difficult as you think. All Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the “Apply Now” button below to get started

Application Deadline

It should be noted that all Interested and qualified candidates are to apply for the MIASA Tandem Residential Fellowships on or before November 15, 2021