The recipient will be an early- or mid-career researcher (no more than 15 years from the award of the PhD) who has already made a significant contribution to research in any field of study on Central Europe in the period between 800 and 1600 CE. The fellowship is open to scholars of any nationality. Fellows will be asked to give a public lecture at CEU and be available for consultation with CEU students. The duration of the fellowship will be three months, preferably from January to March. Fellows will receive a monthly stipend of EUR 2000 and are expected to be in residence in Budapest.