The Azrieli Fellows Program Issues a Call for Applications for the Azrieli International Postdoctoral Fellowship

July 19, 2021

The Azrieli International Postdoctoral Fellowship for research at Israeli universities in
STEM, Humanities and Social Sciences

The online application for the 2022–23 cohort opens September 1, 2021:

Who can apply?*
Candidates who have received or will receive their PhD diploma after November 1, 2018, at a university in the EU or EFTA states, the UK and Canada, may apply.

Eligible countries:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK.

* Please note that candidates are required to have an academic sponsor, who is a faculty member at an Israeli university, and a research proposal. It is strongly recommended that you seek an academic sponsor as soon as possible, due to the holiday period in September.

What kind of candidate are we looking for?
Ideal candidates will have an excellent academic track record and the potential to perform groundbreaking research, alongside an intellectual curiosity that transcends their field of study. They will possess a character that facilitates scientific and societal leadership, promoting change.

How much is the Fellowship?
The value of the Fellowship is ILS 188,000 (approximately EUR 48,000) per year. This includes ILS 20,000 for research and travel.

When does the Fellowship begin?
The starting date of the Fellowship is October 2022, which is the beginning of the 2022–23 Israeli academic year. However, candidates are permitted to start their Fellowship as early as June 2022, and no later than March 2023.

How long does the Fellowship last?
The Fellowship is offered for two years. Renewal for a third year will be considered favourably based on a competitive evaluation process.

How many Fellowships are offered?
Up to 24 Fellowships are offered per year: 18 Fellowships in STEM fields, three in humanities and three in social sciences.

What do I need in order to apply?
Requirements are detailed in the guidelines on our website:

When to apply?
The online application opens September 1, 2021 and closes November 2, 2021.

When will decisions be announced?
Award notifications will be made by February 15, 2022.

Guidelines and the online application are available at:

Click here to download a .pdf version of this call for applications today.

For any questions, please contact: