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 and send it (preferably by e-mail) with the requested attachments to:

Max van Berchem Foundation

Avenue de Miremont, 5
CH-1206 Genève
Phone / Fax: +41 22 347 88 91


Exceptionally, due to the Covid-19, the deadline is extended to June 30, 2021.  The Scientific Committee will meet in Geneva in September and the Foundation's Board will take its final decision (without appeal) in October.

Please note that your application will not be considered if a detailed budget is not produced.