CFA – Research and teaching stay at the EHESS in Paris in 2024

Call for applications: One month visiting professor at École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS) in Paris

As part of the cooperation agreement between EHESS, CEFRES, Charles University in Prague and the Czech Academy of Sciences and the partnership between EHESS and CEFRES, concluded with the aim of intensifying Franco-Czech scientific exchanges in the field of humanities and social sciences, EHESS proposes the hosting of a teacher/researcher from a Czech academic institution for one month in June, or between October and December 2024, thanks to the support of the French Embassy in the Czech Republic.

Duration: One month
Period: June, October-December 2024
Applications are to be sent no later than: March 31 2024


  • The call is open to all teachers/researchers in humanities and social sciences at the Czech Academy of Sciences, Charles University or any other Czech university.
  • The guest researcher will be fully integrated into EHESS. He or she will be expected to give two presentations in seminars or other scientific events at EHESS.
  • The guest researcher will contact a researcher from EHESS to decide in which regular EHESS seminars he or she will deliver the two contributions. To obtain contacts at EHESS, please turn to the coodonators of the program hereafter mentionned.
  • The presentations should be in English and/or French; it is preferable that at least one of them be in French.
  • The missionary will receive an allowance of 2055 euros to cover travel and accommodation costs. Campus France will provide assistance in finding accommodation at preferential rates.

Application file

The application file will include the following elements:

  • a CV and a list of publications of the candidate;
  • proposals for two lectures during the stay;
  • a letter of invitation by a member of EHESS mentionning in which of the EHESS’s seminars the applicant will present his two contributions
  • any other element supporting the application (e.g. a research project requiring consultation of archives or other materials on site).

For more information on the pedagogical and scientific activities of EHESS, please refer to the School’s website:

All applications must be sent electronically (in a single PDF file) before March 31, 2024 to the director of CEFRES ( ) and the program coordinator at EHESS: Falk Bretschneider

Applications will be examined by a committee representing the partners involved: EHESS, CEFRES, Czech Academy of Sciences and Charles University.

To find a host at EHESS and for further information on the cooperation between EHESS and CEFRES, please contact Mateusz Chmurski, scientific director of the cooperation at CEFRES: .