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Mary Elmes postgraduate placements in German Studies at University College Cork, Ireland

Mary Elmes postgraduate placements in German Studies at University College Cork, Ireland

The Department of German at the University College Cork is pleased to announce the Mary Elmes postgraduate placements in German Studies for the academic year 2022/2023.

The grant is for PhD research on a topic in any area in the field of modern German Studies, with an emphasis on intercultural and/or transcultural aspects, broadly defined.

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Founded in 1845, University College Cork has 21,000 students, including undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and research students. UCC is an internationally competitive, research-led university in Ireland. The University College Cork is ranked #392 in Best Global Universities.

Why study at the University College Cork? The University College Cork is one of Ireland’s leading universities. It is unrivaled in the quality of academic programs. UCC offers students all the advantages of a bustling, vibrant, safe, friendly, and cosmopolitan city. UCC is the ideal university for students looking for rich academic and extra-curricular experience. International students are part of a dynamic, multi-cultural community of scholars, academics, and professionals.

Application Deadline: Applicants should send the following materials by Friday, 20 August 2022.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University College Cork
  • Department: Department of German
  • Course Level: Postgraduate
  • Award: €11,000
  • Number of Awards: N/A
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic
  • The award can be taken in Ireland

Mary Elmes postgraduate placements in German Studies at University College Cork, Ireland

Eligibility       

  • Eligible Countries: Ireland.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD research in modern German studies, with an emphasis on intercultural and transcultural aspects, broadly defined.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • You must be applying for a doctoral place in the Department of German to be eligible for this application .

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Applicants must first make an admission application on the UCC application portal. Interested applicants must apply via email to: [email protected] to achieve this funding opportunity.
  • Supporting Documents: You must submit all the following supporting documents:
  • Cover letter
  • Short CV (max. two pages)
  • 700-word project proposal with a short bibliography
  • Writing sample in English or German (no longer than 3,500 words)
  • Academic transcripts
  • One academic reference
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have completed a first degree in German Studies or a related discipline, and have achieved the equivalent of at least an Upper Second-Class Honours / 2H1.
  • Language Requirement: Applicants should be able to provide evidence of a high level of written and spoken German and English (minimum C1+ in both). Experience in language teaching is desirable.

Benefits

The scholarship covers fees plus an annual stipend of €11,000. The grant is normally renewable for two years, subject to the scholarship holder submitting high-quality research proposals to external funding bodies and receiving satisfactory annual progress reports. The scheme will require the scholarship holder to complete 120 tutorials per annum.

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