Al-Mahdi Institute : Education & Research

AMI Visiting Fellow

AMI research invites applications for non-stipendiary visiting research fellowships. Applications are invited from international scholars, who are working on high impact research in line with the aims of the Al-Mahdi Institute. These fellowships are intended to encourage the development and dissemination of ideas. 

Visiting scholars can apply for either a 3-month or 6-month fellowship, which will offer single room accommodation for the duration of the stay and full access to AMI research facilities and library collection. 

Visiting scholars will be encouraged to make themselves available to teach on the Four Year Hawza Programme, AMI short courses and will be expected to actively participate in the institute’s research activities.

Application Procedure

To apply, please submit an application including the abstract of your proposed research along with two academic references, a sample of written work in English (thesis chapter or published article), current Curriculum Vitae and the completed application form

Applications for either fellowship should be submitted online here or by post to:

Research & Outreach Coordinator

Al-Mahdi Institute

Weoley Park Road

Selly Oak


B29 6RB


The completed application should be sent to the AMI Education & Research Secretary minimum three months prior to the intended stay.

Further enquiries:

For any other enquiries or application form, please contact AMI Reasearch & Outreach Coordinator on 0121 446 5047 (Ext 2)