TUM Visiting Research Fellowships in Architecture 2018


Call for Applications! The Department of Architecture at the Technical University of Munich invites applications for Visiting Research Fellowships in Architecture in 2018. This fellowship aims to enable outstanding researchers at any stage of their career to focus on researching major transformations in architecture and beyond.

Repetitive Surface Structures by Eike Schling

TUM Department of Architecture is looking for candidates from relevant discipline related to architecture from outside of TUM. Priority will be given to applications from female researchers and BauHow5 partners.

Fellows will be expected to support teaching within one course and to take an active part in the intellectual activities of the Department of Architecture.  
The fellows will ordinarily be expected to conduct the fellowship from January 1st, 2018 through December 31st, 2018. Applications for shorter fellowships will also be considered, but we expect a minimum stay of six months. Selected fellows will be employed at TUM and offered a salary (50-100% E13 TV-L; ranging from monthly 1.700 € to 4.200 € before tax; no additional travel costs will be reimbursed) for the duration of the fellowship. Fellows are obliged to work at our TUM campus. A fully equipped office will be provided.

This fellowship is jointly carried out with the Architecture Research Incubator at TUM.  

Application Procedure
To apply, please send the following materials to until Friday, September 29, 2017:

  • Cover letter explaining the motivation for the application
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • A research proposal of no more than 3,000 words. This should include plans for collaborations with members of the host institution.
  • Candidates who already hold positions at academic institutions will also be required to submit a statement about their home institution’s policy with regard to sabbatical pay.

For inquiries, please contact office of the dean at
We expect to announce the outcome of the selection process towards October 2017.

Call for Applications as PDF File