Koç University invites applications from scholars specializing in the archaeology, art history, history, cultural heritage and related disciplines of Anatolia from the Neolithic to the Ottoman period. Research grants will be awarded to approximately 10 PhD students, and 10 postdoctoral and senior researchers to spend one academic year at Koç University’s Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations. Successful candidates are expected to reside in Istanbul for the nine-month academic year (September 15 – June 15).

Applications focusing on the archaeology, art history, heritage, and history of Anatolia from the Neolithic through the Ottoman eras are welcome from scholars of these and allied disciplines, including those that focus on the management, conservation, and presentation of the past.

Awarded Fellows Will Receive:

  • A monthly stipend calculated by Koç University each year to cover most local expenses not covered by the fellowship
  • Accommodation at ANAMED’s residential facility in the center of Beyoğlu, Istanbul. Residential facilities consist of studio apartments that can accommodate a spouse/partner if necessary.
  • Five meals per week
  • Transportation to and from Türkiye
  • A modest research budget
  • Health insurance
  • Residence permit
  • Full access to the ANAMED Library, its library services, affiliates (via BiblioPera), and online resources

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