Inter-University Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences (IUC)
Indian Institute of Advanced Study
Rashtrapati Nivas, Shimla – 171 005
The Indian Institute of Advanced Study acts as the Inter-University Centre for
Humanities and Social Sciences (IUC) on behalf of the University Grants
Commission. It provides opportunities to serving teachers in Humanities and Social
Sciences of Indian universities and colleges to conduct research, interact with
fellows and scholar at the IIAS and attend seminars. For this purpose, IUC selects
teachers as Associates.
Teachers selected as Associates spend three months (one month per year)
for three consecutive years. They would continue to draw salaries from their
Institutions, while the IUC will pay a Maintenance Allowance @ Rs.400/- per day,
besides defraying their travel expenses. Arrangements for their board and lodging
are made by the Institute.
Serving Teachers from the Indian Universities and Colleges who are
interested in coming to the Inter-University Centre of the Institute as Associates may
apply in the prescribed proforma which can be downloaded from the website:
www.iias.org of the Institute.