- Accepted candidates are expected to be in residence at CES for at least three months up to one academic year. At least two months of their stay must be during the academic year when classes are in session. Classes are not in session December through January and May through August.
- CES provides limited opportunities for funding, through the following fellowships: the John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellows, the German Kennedy Memorial Fellows, and the Ramón Areces Fellows. Visiting Scholars who do not receive these fellowships are expected to secure their own funding sources, including sabbatical salary, personal funds, grants from their home governments, or other private organizations.
Requirements, Resources, and Engagement
- All Visiting Scholars are required to present their current research and attend the New Research on Europe Seminar held weekly at CES and chaired by academic experts.
- Visiting Scholars gain access to the university's extensive library resources.
- As a member of the Harvard academic community, Visiting Scholars have the opportunity to participate in or chair seminars and discussions at CES and across campus.
- For more information about benefits, please refer to details outlined for Prospective Applicants.