The BIGSSS Ph.D. Fellowships Program in Germany 2013

Applications are invited by “Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS)” to its Ph.D. program which will commence on September 1st of, 2013. The number of this monetary grant is fifteen and is of 1300 Euros/month for 36 months, contingent on successful completion of each year. The students from all over the world can take the benefit of this grant which is to be taken at Germany.

Successful applicants for our Ph.D. fellowships will pursue a topic in one of BIGSSS’ three Thematic Fields:

Field A: Global Governance and Regional Integration

Field B: Welfare State, Inequality and Quality of Life

Field C: Changing Lives in Changing Socio-Cultural Contexts

Applicants are asked to apply with their own research project broadly related to one of the three thematic fields.

Information:-

  • About the eligibility:-

a)     An excellent MA degree (or national equivalents like the German “Diploma” or “Master”) in a discipline pertinent to at least one of BIGSSS’ three Thematic fields (see above), i.e. in Political Science (including related degree programs in European Studies or International Relations), Sociology, Psychology, Law, Economics or Mass Communication.

b)    -The degree must be completed by the end of July of the year of application, which means you may apply before having finished your MA degree.

c)     -English proficiency as described in the application materials section.

d)    -Additionally BIGSSS offers 2 Preparatory Fellowships to particularly talented BA Graduates. Please refer to Predoctoral Fellowships to find out more about the program.

  • About the nationality:-

International students can submit an application for the fellowships.

  • About the awards:-
  1. 15 fellowships are awarded.

 

  1. Fellowships are awarded for 36 months.

 

  1. 3.     BIGSSS offers 15 PhD stipends of 1300 Euros/month.
  • About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-

The only way to apply for our program is via our admissions system, where you can upload your application materials online. All of the necessary admissions information and application instructions can be found on our webpage. Be sure to read through all the sub tabs, including “overview” and “application materials”

For Ph.D. applicants: http://www.bigsss-bremen.de/admissions/phd/overview/

 

The application period for the fall 2013 semester will begin in the middle of December 2012 and go until March 15th, 2013. The deadline refers to the date of receipt of the application. All letters of recommendation must also reach BIGSSS by March 15, 2013.

For further information about the application and the scholarship please visit the link

 

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