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University of Basel PhD Scholarship at Department of Ancient Civilizations in Switzerland

University of Basel PhD Scholarship at Department of Ancient Civilizations in Switzerland, 2017

The Department of Ancient Civilizations at the University of Basel, Switzerland is inviting applications for a one-year scholarship.

The University of Basel is located in Basel, Switzerland. Founded on 4 April 1460, it is Switzerland’s oldest university and is counted among the leading institutions of the country.

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Course Level: award is available for pursuing PhD program.

Study Subject: award is awarded to the Department of Ancient Civilizations.

Award: A CHF 30’000 per year; two tranches with evaluation

The award can be taken in Switzerland

Eligibility: The grant is addressed to students who hold a 1st class MA degree Either in Egyptology, Classical Archeology, Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Ancient History, Greek Philology, Latin Philology, Comparative and Historical Linguistics or European Archeology. It is expected that the PhD student will be a part of the PhD Program of the Department of Ancient Civilizations at the University of Basel. Most welcomed are PhD projects, which are related to the research fields of the Department of Ancient Civilizations at the University of Basel. The PhD student has to choose from the date of the admission to the doctoral program a first or second supervisor from the Department of Ancient Civilizations at the University of Basel.

Nationality: Citizens of Switzerland are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have master’s degree.

How to Apply: The following documents should be sent by email to the coordinator of the Doctoral Program of Basel Ancient Studies Mr. Hans-Hubertus Muench ( hubertus.muench-at-unibas.ch ):

  • Letter of motivation
  • CV
  • MA Diploma
  • 1-2 sample of text (max. 20 pages each, including at least 1 academic qualification text, like BA- or MA thesis)
  • Sketch for the dissertation project (max 3 pages)
  • Letter of reference

For further information, please contact the coordinator of the Doctoral Program of the Basel Ancient Studies, Mr. Hans-Hubertus Muench (hubertus.muench-at-unibas.ch ). Applications can be submitted in German, French or in English. The enrollment at the University of Basel is mandatory.

Application Deadline: Closed

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