If you have an international independent research proposal which could open new perspectives on the Rijksmuseum’s history and activities, we’d love to hear from you. The purpose of the Rijksmuseum Fellowship Programme is to strengthen the bonds between museums and universities and encourage exchange of knowledge. We offer highly talented candidates the opportunity to base part of their research at the Rijksmuseum. With access to the museum’s expertise, collections, library and laboratories, workshops and excursions.
Application deadline: 10 Jan 2022
WHAT SUBJECTS CAN YOU RESEARCH?
The Rijksmuseum currently runs five Fellowship Programmes covering diverse research areas: from art and cultural history to American photography, from conservation and scientific research through to Chinese art. Check out details of each Fellowship:
• Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for research in art and cultural history.
• Dr. Anton C. R. Dreesmann Fellowship for art historical research.
• Johan Huizinga Fellowship for historical research.
• Migelien Gerritzen Fellowship for conservation and scientific research.
• Postdoc fellowship for cultural relations between Denmark and the Netherlands
There will be no Terra fellow in 2022 – 2023.
We thank our collaborative partners the J.S. Lee Memorial Fellowship Programme, The Museum of National History at Frederiksborg and Bard Graduate Center.
HOW TO APPLY
For more information, see: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/education/university-education/fellowship
The deadline for applications is January 10th 2022.
AN INTERNATIONAL NETWORK OF ALUMNI
We encourage fellows to form a cohort during their Fellowship with us. Over the years this has created an international network and community, which connects Fellows on both a scholarly and personal level. In many cases, alumni have moved on to notable careers within the academic and museum worlds.
The Rijksmuseum Fellowship Programme is made possible by:
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Migelien Gerritzen Fund/Rijksmuseum Fund
Dr. Anton C.R. Dreesmann Fund/Rijksmuseum Fund
Johan Huizinga Fund/Rijksmuseum Fund
Annenberg Foundation/Rijksmuseum Fund