CEMS Visiting Scholar Program
CEMS accepts visiting scholar applications from academics who meet NYU criteria and take part in the intellectual life of the department.
To be considered for a visiting scholar status at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, please submit application materials between March 15—April 15 for the upcoming academic year (September to September). The final deadline is April 15. Applications will ONLY be accepted for the NEXT approaching academic year—i.e, if you aim to be a visiting scholar during Fall Semester 2019 or Spring Semester 2020, you must apply between March 15-April 15, 2019.
Renewals: Most visiting scholars are at NYU for one year or less, and in no case can anyone be a visiting scholar for more than two years. Visiting scholars must re-apply if they wish to extend their appointment by the application deadline and decisions will be made on a case by case basis.
Please Note: CEMS does not provide housing or an office space for visiting scholars. Visiting scholars cannot be employed by NYU during their appointment, whether at CEMS or another department at NYU.
To apply, submit:
1. Completed visiting scholar application (download form here)
2. Complete the Visiting Scholar Applicant Certification form (download form here)
3. Cover letter
4. Current CV
5. First time applicants should include one letter of recommendation
6. Please provide a short (one paragraph) bio, with research interests
7. If your application is a renewal, please provide you NetId and your N number (located on the back of your NYU ID card, above the bar code)
NYU Requirements for Visiting Scholars:
1. A minimum of a PhD degree
2. Residency in New York City for the duration of the program
Show proof of financial support—a minimum of $2000 a month
3. Maintain health insurance that meets minimal federal requirements for the duration of the appointment
4. Not be employed by NYU
You can submit your appliacation by email:
or by mail:
Professor Larry Wolff, Director
Center for European and Mediterranean Studies
New York University
53 Washington Square South, 3rd Floor East
New York, NY
Frequently Asked Questions from Prospective Visiting Scholars.