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Rosalind Franklin Fellowships at the Faculty of Arts


The Faculty of Arts is a large, dynamic faculty in the heart of the city of Groningen. It has more than 5000 students and 700 staff members. In addition to language and culture degree programmes, the Faculty has degree programmes in a wide range of disciplines, from archaeology to international relations, from journalism to the history of architecture.

Research is carried out in the field of modern and classical languages and cultures/area studies, journalism studies and media, history, art history, archaeology, linguistics and international relations. The classic and broad profile of the Faculty provides a fertile breeding ground for discoveries are born and innovation takes place in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary collaboration.

Currently, Rosalind Franklin Fellows work at the Faculty of Arts in the departments of Journalism Studies, American Studies, Archaeology, History, International Relations and English/Applied Linguistics.

Rosalind Franklin Fellowships

The University of Groningen initiated the prestigious Rosalind Franklin Fellowship programme to promote the advancement of talented international researchers at the highest levels of the institution. The ambitious programme has been running since 2003 and has financed over seventy Fellows.

The Rosalind Franklin Fellowship programme is aimed at women in industry, academia or research institutes who have a PhD and would like a career as full professor in a European top research university. [1] The Fellowship is only awarded to outstanding researchers.

[1] Under European jurisdiction it is lawful to specifically recruit underrepresented groups.

Last modified:26 February 2019 07.01 a.m.