Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowship For The Study Of German And European Economic and International Affairs

The Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowship for the Study of German and European Economic and International Affairs supports promising American academics whose research bears special significance for German economic and international policy within the wider European context.

The fellowship was established in 2003 to honor political scientist and longtime ACG Board Member Guido Goldman, Director of German Studies at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University and former Co-Chairman of the Board of the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Dr. Goldman has devoted his career to the study of economics and foreign relations as they apply to transatlantic affairs.

The Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowship covers the cost of preapproved international and intercity travel and provides a per diem stipend of $200 for up to 28 days in Germany. Fellows are required to develop research itineraries in consultation with the American Council on Germany. Following the completion of the trip, fellows submit a report summarizing their findings. Fellowship must be taken within one calendar year of receipt of the award.

Applications are reviewed by a selection committee organized by the American Council on Germany and are evaluated on the based on: the contribution the project will make to an understanding of the economics and foreign relations of Germany, Europe, and North America; the feasibility of the proposed project; the training of the applicant; and the scholarly potential of the applicant.

To apply, please submit:

  • An application form;
  • A cover letter outlining the personal and professional objectives for the fellowship;
  • A two-page minimum project proposal as described above;
  • A current resume; and
  • Two letters of recommendation.

Candidates for the Goldman Fellowship program must demonstrate that they:

  • Are 45 years of age or younger at the time of the application deadline;
  • Are a U.S. citizen residing in the United States;
  • Must be pursuing or have completed a Ph.D.;
  • Have a sincere commitment to furthering the transatlantic relationship.


The application deadline has not been set for 2015. Please continue to check back. 


Applications must be emailed to fellowships@acgusa.org.

For Further Details

To download the application form, click here.
To read the biography of Dr. Guido Goldman, click here.
To see a list of current and past fellows as well as their projects, click here.


Have Questions?

For more information, please contact us at 212-826-3636 or fellowships@acgusa.org

Deadline for Applications:

The application deadline is not set for 2015. Please continue to check back.