AGI is now accepting applications for in-residence visiting fellows.
The AGI Visiting Fellows Program is designed to provide scholars and specialists with a base while conducting their research in Washington, DC. Visiting Fellows should be working on issues related to the AGI mission, which is to better understand the challenges and choices facing Germany and the United States in a broader global arena. Visiting Fellows must be self-financed and can be in residence at AGI for anywhere from one month to one year. Applications are accepted year-round.
Visiting Fellows’ research projects should fit under one or more of the Institute’s three research and programming areas:
- Foreign and Domestic Policy
- Society, Culture and Politics
Within these three program areas, AGI focuses on specific projects that address emerging issues relevant to a changing transatlantic relationship. Visiting Fellows who are working on similar issues may benefit, particularly from a research stay at AGI. The program, however, accepts fellows working on a variety of topics.
With its location in Washington, DC, providing access to policymakers, universities, think tanks, and the Library of Congress, as well as other resources, AGI offers the ideal location for researchers. AGI has a wide network of academics and policymakers, and its professional staff and fellows provide in-house expertise. AGI Visiting Fellows are an integral part of the AGI community and are encouraged to participate in AGI projects and events and contribute to the Institute’s targeted analysis newsletter, The AGI Advisor. Depending on the quality of the Visiting Fellows’ research results and the nature of the project, AGI will provide opportunities for public presentations to the broader Washington policy and academic communities.
The Visiting Fellows Program is open to all nationalities. Fellows are responsible for their own travel and living costs while in Washington, DC. In addition, visiting fellows must cover the use of office space at AGI and incidentals, such as phone, supplies, and postage. Foreign nationals must be eligible to travel to the U.S.
Applicants must have at least a Master’s degree and be working on issues related to the German-American relationship.
There is no formal application form. To apply for the AGI Visiting Fellowship Program, please submit the following materials:
- A brief cover letter
- A curriculum vitae with a list of publications (if relevant)
- A project proposal (5-7 pages, double-spaced) outlining in clear, concise terms the substantive thrust of the research and its relevance to the AGI mission, and the reasons for carrying it out at AGI
- One letter of reference (for graduate students and recent PhDs (received in the last five years) only).
Please send your application via email to:
Director of Programs and Grants