Rachel Carson Fellowship Programme

Closing Date: 31/07/2022

Annual residential fellowship programme in the field of environment and society at an organic farm outside of Munich, Germany.

The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC) promotes the study of environment and society from different disciplines and international perspectives. It is a joint initiative by Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU – Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität) and the Deutsches Museum (German Museum) and is funded by funded by the Käte Hamburger Kolleg of the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF – German Federal Ministry of Education and Research). The Centre is administered by LMU’s Chair in American Cultural History.

RCC hosts numerous research projects as well as graduate and visiting fellowship programmes. The Rachel Carson Fellowship is a residential programme which supports short-term (6-12 months) research stays at the Herrmannsdorfer Farm (link, German only) close to Munich.

Fellows work on a major project in the field of environment and society. This may include academic projects or scholarly outreach projects. Candidates are also integrated in the RCC’s academic life and have access to workspaces and libraries.

In 2022, up to ten fellowships are awarded.

Funding body Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU)
Maximum value €13,200
Reference ID S23897
Category Economic and Social Research
Natural Environment
Fund or call Fund