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BIICL Visiting Fellowships 

We are NOT able to accept Visiting Research Fellowship applications from the end of May 2019 to January 2020.

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law welcomes applications from international legal academics and scholars to conduct their own research whilst based in London. The objectives of the Visiting Research Fellowship are to provide scholars with an opportunity to have a base in London to carry out independent research work - which should be closely linked with that of the Institute, its research fellows   and its ongoing research programme  whilst benefiting from working in proximity with the Institute's permanent research staff

Please note that applicants must ensure that they are legally entitled to work in the UK in order to be considered for a Visiting Fellowship. Applicants currently in the UK on a tourist visa are not eligible for the Visiting Fellowship Programme.

Visiting Fellowship Arrangements at BIICL

Visiting Research Fellows are provided for the duration of their stay with a shared work station, computer and, if relevant, a BIICL email address. In return, a small 'bench fee' of £150 a month is charged to cover administration costs. The Visiting Research Fellow will be expect to present a seminar, if requested, and to engage appropriately with Institute events. The Visiting Research Fellow will be expected to take out individual membership of the Institute

How to Apply

To apply for a Visiting Research Fellowship, in the first instance, please email the following information to the HR & Office Manager, Clare Priestley

• A brief biographical note;

• A brief summary of the research you intend to carry out whilst at BIICL;

• A short reference from an academic institution, professional body or similar; and

• The proposed length of stay.

Applicants should note that the Visiting Fellows programme is designed principally for researchers who hold a PhD or have equivalent experience in practice. Only in exceptional circumstances will applications be considered from those presently engaged in PhD studies who do not also have extensive practical experience.

Current Visiting Fellows at the Institute

Dr George Barker

Professor Dr Matthias Lehmann

Dr Ikumi Sato

Vincent Smith

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