Call for WERA Visiting Researcher Award

World Education Research Association (WERA), the International Association for the Evaluation of the Educational Achievement (IEA), and the Research Center “Literacy in Diversity Settings (LiDS”) at the University of Hamburg are pleased to announce a new call for a visiting researcher award. 

This award enables visiting researchers to develop their own research project while benefiting from the individual support of experts from the partner institutes working in different fields related to international large-scale assessments, especially with a focus on diversity in education.

The research visitor will be co-hosted by IEA Hamburg and University of Hamburg, both located in Hamburg, Germany. Both institutes cooperate in different research projects. The researcher will get an opportunity to spend time at both institutes during their six weeks visit period. 

Awardees will receive a grant of € 3,000 to cover their travel, stay and other subsistence costs during the researcher’s stay. The host institutes will assist with locating affordable housing. 

Research proposals should correspond to the research activities and study data of host organizations. Early-stage researchers and experienced researchers engaged in educational research from all nationalities are welcome to apply. All applicants must hold minimum masters or an equivalent degree. 

The deadline for applications is 1 June 2022


Posted: 29.04.2022