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Opportunities for Scholars 2017-2018, INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY, School of Historical Studies

The Institute for Advanced Study is a community of scholars focused on intellectual inquiry, free from teaching and other university obligations. Scholars of all nationalities are offered membership for up to a year, either with or without a stipend. Extensive resources are provided including office, library, restaurant and housing facilities and support services. The School of Historical Studies’ principal interests are the history of western, near eastern and Asian civilizations, with emphasis upon Greek and Roman civilization, the history of Europe (medieval, early modern, and modern), the Islamic world, East Asian studies, art history, the history of science and philosophy, modern international relations and music. Residence in Princeton is required. Members’ only other obligation is to pursue their own research. Eligibility requirements: a Ph.D. and substantial publications. Further information via School's web site,, or email us at

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