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My winning proposal: Becoming an Einstein fellow


Little-known scheme offers six-month stays for research and reflection at the physicist’s summerhouse

Top tips

  • Highlight your interdisciplinary background.
  • Build a timeline and structure into your proposal.
  • Justify in an honest way why you, specifically, need six months’ unbroken research time.

Considering its wide eligibility and what it offers—five to six months in the garden cottage of Albert Einstein’s summerhouse in Caputh, Brandenburg, Germany—it is perhaps surprising that the Einstein Forum and the Wittenstein Foundation have not had to restrict applications in some way to their Einstein Fellowships.

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