The Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS) offers Ph.D. scholarships for candidates whose dissertation projects fit into one of the Graduate School’s new subject areas. Applicants of any nationality can apply for these Ph.D. educations.
In the focus of this unique structure of creative and innovative training are approximately 100 Junior Fellows from 27 African, American, Asian and European countries.
Marvelous chance to study at the University of Bayreuth.
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The Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS) brings together African and European academic networks and fosters partnership not only between the University of Bayreuth and its six Partner Universities in Africa but also among universities in Africa.
Why at The University of Bayreuth- The university is a hub of international and interdisciplinary research. African Studies have been a priority at the University of Bayreuth since its foundation in 1975.
Application Deadline: Closed
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for these endowments:
- Applicants must have a very good Master’s Degree in one of the disciplines represented at the Graduate School.
- Applicants of any nationality can apply for these PhD free study.
- Applications may be sent in German, English or French, the working language of BIGSAS is English
- BIGSAS invites applications from candidates whose dissertation project fits into one of the Graduate School’s current Research Areas. The Research Areas:
- Uncertainty, Innovation and Competing Orders in Africa
- Knowledge, Communication, and Communities in Motion
- Negotiating Change: Discourses, Politics, and Practices of Development
How to Apply
- How to Apply: The mode of application is online.
- Language Requirements: Applications may be sent in German, English or French, the working language of BIGSAS is English.
The doctoral students benefit from a clearly structured, academic and career-oriented training as well as genuine expertise in the African studies which has increased continuously since the foundation of the University of Bayreuth.