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Johannes Geiss Felloship 2018 at ISSI

International Space Science Institute


The JGF provides a generous stipend covering travel costs and living expenses for a stay at ISSI, Bern, of up to 6 months. The JGF can be either taken in one chunk, e.g. as a sabbatical, or in several separate intervals.

The JGF was established to attract to ISSI - for limited duration visits - international scientists of stature, who can make demonstrable contributions to the ISSI mission and increase ISSI’s visibility by their presence.

The Johannes Geiss Fellow is expected to participate actively in the work of ISSI, be available to collaborate with academic and research institutes in Switzerland and neighbouring countries, and possibly give public lectures.

Applicants should send the following documents in one pdf-file to the Executive Director of ISSI at the email address given below:

  • A brief CV, including a list of the 10 most relevant publications.
  • A brief outline of foreseen research at ISSI and possible collaborations with Swiss and/or other institutions.
  • Schedule of the project.
  • A declaration of availability for outreach activities.
  • Facilities required, e.g., computer equipment, etc.
  • Financial support requested from ISSI.
  • Address, telephone, e-mail of the candidate.


Deadline for submission to ISSI is February 28, 2018. The final selection will be communicated no later than May 18, 2018. Earliest start of activities is July 2018.

For further information and questions contact:
Prof. Rafael Rodrigo
ISSI Executive Director
Prof. Rudolf von Steiger
Director of ISSI


Date: 28.02.2018
Type: Fellowship
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