Along with researchers attached to one of IIAS’s research programmes ('Research Fellows'), the Institute receives many visiting fellows ('Affiliated Fellows') who come to Leiden to make use of the large concentration of scholars and collections on Asia in Leiden, or in nearby The Hague and Amsterdam. Others use their time to write up research findings or finish a manuscript.
Fellows are supported financially by either IIAS or national and international funding agencies, or are self-funded.
Position of "Affiliated Fellow"
This position is intented for visiting, independent, excellent scholars from around the world to work on an important piece of research at IIAS. A limited number of research grants are available for these positions.
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IIAS facilitates the work of various professors as part of agreements with Dutch universities, foreign ministries and funding organisations. IIAS Professors are attached to IIAS to teach, do research, and organise seminars in the Netherlands (or other European countries). Positions are only awarded upon vacancy as advertised on the IIAS website, or by international agreement after nomination by the home country/institute.