Doctoral Scholarships in Humanities and Social Sciences at University of Heidelberg, 2014
The Graduate School for Humanities and Social Sciences at University of Heidelberg invites applications for 6 doctoral scholarships for a period of two years with the possibility of a one-year extension. Applicants must hold an M.A. or equivalent in one of the disciplines of the Humanities or Social Sciences with an above-average grade. Scholarships of € 1.110 per month are intended for national and international applicants. The earliest starting date is 1 October 2014.
Study Subject (s): Scholarships are provided within Graduate School for Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Heidelberg.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD degree level at the University of Heidelberg in Germany.
Scholarship Provider: University of Heidelberg, Germany
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
Eligibility: Applicants must hold an M.A. or equivalent in one of the disciplines of the Humanities or Social Sciences with an above-average grade (at least 1.7, 5.5, B+, 2+, “magna cum laude”, or similar). The transcript has to indicate at least four years of study at the university level. Excellent knowledge of English or German, in addition to another language, is expected. Knowledge of German can be acquired or improved during the first year of the programme. Applicants are expected to contact a potential supervisor in Heidelberg in order to discuss their research plans and to obtain his or her supervision agreement.
Scholarship Open for International Students: National and international applicants can apply for the doctoral scholarships.
Scholarship Description: The Graduate School is an integral component of the interdisciplinary research in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Heidelberg. Its aim is to foster the productive use of existent cross- and interdisciplinary research at the University of Heidelberg and to promote innovative, interdisciplinary research projects in these areas. Thematically, the research projects should contribute to the Field of Focus 3, “Cultural dynamics in globalized worlds” and/or Field of Focus 4, “Self-regulation and regulation: individuals and organizations.
Number of award(s): Six doctoral scholarships will be offered.
Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for two years with the possibility of a one-year extension.
What does it cover? The scholarships of € 1.110 per month are intended for national and international applicants and have a duration of two years, with the possibility of a one-year extension.
Selection Criteria: The University of Heidelberg has particular interest in supporting women and encourages them to apply for the doctoral scholarships. Applications from disabled candidates with equal qualifications will be given preference.
Notification: Successful candidates will be invited to present their projects to the Selection Committee at an interview in Heidelberg or via Skype in mid-May 2014.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15th March 2014.
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