Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena


The Kolleg regularly publishes calls, inviting scholars to apply for fellowships, or to contribute to our publications and conferences. Fellowship calls are usually published in June; other calls appear whenever relevant. 

All candidates interested in applying for a visiting fellowship are advised to consult Notes for Applicants.

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16. July 2019

Call for Applications: Student Assistants

We are looking for an addition to our team of student assistants, applications can be send until 19 July, 2019.

Registration Number: 208/2019

Das Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena ist ein vom Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung im Rahmen der Initiative Freiraum für die Geisteswissenschaften eingerichtetes Käte Hamburger Kolleg. Das Kolleg erforscht die Geschichte des östlichen Europas im 20. Jahrhundert in vergleichender Perspektive und vergibt bis zu zehn Fellowships pro Jahr an Gastwissenschaftler aus dem In- und Ausland. Geleitet wird das Kolleg von Prof. Dr. Joachim von Puttkamer und Dr. Michal…

15. July 2019


The Imre Kertész Kolleg invites applications for Fellowships for the academic year 2020-2021 (1 October 2020 – 30 September 2021) for periods of residence from three to twelve months.

Applications are invited from noted and established scholars in the history of Central and Eastern Europe or neighboring disciplines such as sociology, anthropology, political sciences, philosophy, literary studies or linguistics relevant to the region.

Fellows are expected to conduct a larger scholarly project corresponding to the research profile of the Kolleg. As the Fellowships are writing fellowships either for conceptualizing or finalizing work, fellows are expected to work at the Imre…

15. July 2019

Call for Applications fulltime Post-Doc researcher position

We are looking for an addition to our team, applications can be send until 31 July, 2019.

Registration Number: 209/2019

The Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Germany) invites applications for a fulltime Post-Doc researcher position in the externally funded project Imre Kertész Kolleg beginning on 1 October 2019.


In addition to contributing to the general tasks at the Kolleg, you will develop and pursue your own research project. This project should belong to one of two thematic fields:
either “Holocaust Aftermath History” or “The Long Transformation of 1989”