Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies

Teaching workshops and practice

The opportunity to enhance teaching skills and experience

The Max Weber Lectures

Monthly lectures by distinguished scholars

Thematic Research Groups

The core of the Max Weber Programme's multidisciplinary activities


Max Weber Occasional Talks

Occasions to discuss topical themes with distinguished scholars


Multidisciplinary Workshops

Organized by MW Fellows


The MWP Conferences

About academic careers and topical social issues


Academic Practice Workshops

The training component of the Max Weber Programme


Academic Communication Skills Support

Activities tailored on individual needs to enhance the Fellows communication skills


Making a Difference in Global Academia

The Max Weber Programme is the largest international postdoctoral programme in the Social Sciences and Humanities in Europe. It offers around 50-55 fully funded Fellowships to suitably qualified researchers from anywhere in the world who work in or across the relevant disciplines of the EUI (Economics, History, Law and Social and Political Sciences and their subfields). The working language of the Programme is English.
The aim of the MWP is to provide Fellows with the experience of membership of a vibrant academic community, to which they make a central contribution. It is unique in offering a structured Programme covering all aspects of an academic career, including support for academic writing in English, applying for research grants,  the opportunity to teach in some of Europe’s leading universities and to develop a strategy for a successful approach to the academic labour market.




The Programme in brief

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Globalization and the Populist Backlash

Globalization and the Populist Backlash

Another take on populism at the Max Weber Lectures: Dani Rodrik (Harvard Kennedy School) will trace left-wing and right-wing populisms and how the backlash of globalisation triggers their differencies. 14 February
National and European Funding Opportunities in the Social Sciences for Young Researchers

National and European Funding Opportunities in the Social Sciences for Young Researchers

Learn your way to research funding! Register to the MWP-ACO Conference and share in the conversation with representatives of European and national funding agencies, professors and young academics to discuss on research schemes and grants available to international researchers in the Social Sciences and Humanities. 31 January
European policies and governance: challenges, experiments and perspectives

European policies and governance: challenges, experiments and perspectives

A seminar series jointly organized by the Max Weber Programme and JMU Florence touching on migration and labour market, taxation, gender and experimentalist governance

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