The Netherlands Institute for the Near East

Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten  -  Institut nĂ©erlandais du Proche-Orient

Funding instruments

NINO offers a variety of fellowships, grants, and prizes, in support of researchers and students working on the ancient Near East (incl. Egypt) in the Netherlands and abroad. This section of our website gives an overview of our available funding opportunities, as well as our annual events.

Detail from stela of Hetep-khu, from Abydos (RMO AP 70)

Descriptions of our funding opportinities, conditions and regulations, and application forms are found on the pages listed on the left.

Calls for applications are announced on the NINO website and NINO’s social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter).

Academic Committee

Funding applications are reviewed by our Academic Committee, a dedicated search committee (postdoc positions) or jury (Thesis Prizes, Jaarprijs Cuijpers-Opdenakker), and/or the Director of the NINO Research Centre.

Current members of the Academic Committee are:

The Director and the Secretary of the NINO Research Centre attend the meetings of the Academic Committee as non-members.

For questions on NINO funding instruments and applications, please contact

Funding from the Netherlands Institute in Turkey

The NIT offers two types of fellowships for research stays in Istanbul:

Read more on the NIT website.