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The Max van Berchem Foundation, whose goal is to promote the study of Islamic and Arabic archaeology, history, geography, art history, epigraphy, religion and literature, awards grants for research carried out in these areas by scholars who have already received their doctorate.

Candidates must write out their application along the lines defined in the form that can be found at (Grant applications) and send it (preferably by e-mail)with the requested attachments to:

Max van Berchem Foundation
Avenue de Miremont 5
1206 Geneva-Switzerland
Telephone and Fax : +41 22 347 88 91
E-mail :

These documents must be received by the Foundation no later than March 31, 2012. The Scientific Committee meets in Geneva at the end of June and the Foundation’s Board takes its final decision (without appeal) in July.

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