The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is offering scholarships to pursue Ph.D. research program at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) or the University of Regensburg.
These scholarships are open to graduates of any university who hold a master degree, Magister, Staatsexamen or diploma as well as graduates of international universities with comparable qualifications.
Valuable offer to get higher education with an educational grant in Germany.
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The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is a cooperative venture organized by the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and the University of Regensburg.
Why at Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies? The School intends to create an internationally renowned center of excellence for East and Southeast European studies. The School is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) as part of the German Excellence Initiative.
University or Organization: Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies
Course Level: a Ph.D. research program
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: NA
Nationality: German and international students
The program can be taken in Germany
Application Deadline: Closed
Applicants must meet the following guidelines
- Very good graduate degree (Master’s, Magister, Diploma, State Examination or equivalent degree)
- Independent research project within the fields of interest to the Graduate School
- Interest in interdisciplinary research questions and sensitivity for transnational and spatial perspectives
- Research at the Graduate School is conducted in three broad interdisciplinary fields: Origins and Forms of Social and Political Change, Cultural Systems and Infrastructure, Migration and Transfer of Knowledge.
- Knowledge of German and English
- Knowledge of the language of the object of studies
- German and international students can apply for these Ph.D. scholarships.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: To participate, the applicants need to submit an online application.
- Supporting Documents: To apply, students must be ready to submit the Research proposal of 4 to 6 pages, Work plan and time schedule, Letter of motivation, Curriculum Vitae, Degree certificates, Abstract of the Master’s thesis, List of publications if applicable, References by two university professors.
- Admission Requirements: Graduates of any university who hold a master degree, Magister, Staatsexamen or Diplomas well as graduates of international universities with comparable qualifications can apply. A bachelor degree is in most cases not sufficient as the skills required for a doctoral program in this field can usually be acquired only over a longer period of study. There is no age restriction.
- Language Requirement: Applicants must have knowledge of German and English.
- Research Associate positions: These positions are assigned to conduct an independent Ph.D. project. The remuneration is based on Grade E 13 (65%) of the German Public Service Salary Scale. It includes a teaching obligation of one semester hour per week.
- Ph.D. Scholarships: Ph.D. Scholarships are awarded a basic monthly stipend of 1.365 Euro, plus travel funds, grants for material costs as well as child-care expenses in accordance with DFG guidelines where applicable.