The Dr. Theo and Friedl Schoeller Research Center for Business and Society at FAU Erlangen-Nuernberg aims at contributing to responsible leadership in business and society. Based on the research focus “Creating Cohesion – Designing Change – Realizing Innovation”, the Research Center supports top-level research by creating and cultivating an international network of outstanding scholars and establishing vibrant collaborations with local roots and global outreach.

Frist: 31.12.2023

The Research Center grants fellowships for outstanding scholars on an annual basis in the following two categories:

(1) SCHOELLER SENIOR FELLOWS for internationally renowned senior scholars

(2) SCHOELLER FELLOWS for promising early career scholars (including post-doctoral researchers and outstanding Ph.D. students).

The Research Center provides funds of up to 50,000 EUR per Senior Fellow and up to 20,000 EUR per Fellow for the realization of their proposed research project.

Fellows are expected to contribute with their competence and experience to the research activities of the School of Business, Economics and Society in Nuremberg.

The application form as well as further information on the application process and the fellowships (selection criteria, rights and obligations, etc.) are available on the website of the Research Center:


In case of any questions, please contact the office of the Research Center: