Throughout the year, IASH hosts a lively scholarly community of visiting fellows. It is a supportive environment for postdoctoral researchers, while also attracting successful mid-career and eminent senior scholars. The Institute occupies a historic building with private courtyard and leafy views—perfect for uninterrupted thinking, reading and writing. Yet there is also plenty of opportunity to socialise and share ideas. From upwards of 65 countries, IASH Fellows form a global alumni community, and many career-long connections begin at the Institute.
Details about specific programmes can be found in these pages. In general, an IASH Fellowship offers a:
Are you going on sabbatical and would like to join an inspiring intellectual community in idyllic conditions for thinking and writing? Or perhaps you'd like to nominate a colleague from another institution to explore collaborative research? Perhaps you're a PhD student looking for the next step? We have a number of fellowship programmes that may be of interest.
Our early career fellowships are perfect to help you kick-start your path into academia.
We offer a variety of exciting fellowships for external researchers, allowing them to visit Edinburgh and work as part of our community of fellows.
We have a long-standing partnership with the Traverse Theatre to give emerging and established playwrights dedicated time and space to create.