Open Positions 2
Time Span 01 Oct 2022 for 4 years
Application Deadline 01 Dec 2021
Type of Position
PhD - Doctoral Programme
Field of Research
Language and Cultural Studies
Subjects Landscape Archaeology and Architecture
Description The Graduate School Scholarship Program (GSSP) of the
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is offering two doctoral
scholarships to research and complete a doctorate in the “Landscape
Archaeology and Architecture” (LAA) program. We welcome applications from
highly qualified graduates from the fields of Prehistoric Archaeology,
Classical Archaeology, Near Eastern Archaeology, Ancient Oriental Studies,
Egyptology and Northeast African Archaeology, or Geoscience with a focus on
Landscape Archaeology. Candidates must hold an outstanding Master's degree
(M.A., MSt, and MSc) in one of the aforementioned subjects or be very close
The focus of the doctoral program "Landscape Archaeology and Architecture" is
not on the archaeology of specific regions, or spaces, but rather on the
spectrum of methods and research strategies applied in the study of landscape
archaeology and architectural history. We encourage candidates whose doctoral
projects would fit within this broad framework to submit their applications.
We will welcome in particular projects dealing with the interconnection of
landscape and economy but we are also open for projects focussing on cultural
anthropology and social archaeology.
The scholarship is available from 1 October 2022 for four years (subject to a
satisfactory annual progress review).
This call is open only to applicants who are not German citizens, and who have
not resided in Germany continuously for longer than 12 months as of the
application deadline. The last final examination (Master's Degree) must not
have been taken more than 6 years ago at the time of nomination (last
possible date: February 2016).
In accordance with DAAD guidelines, doctoral scholarship holders receive a
basic monthly stipend of 1,200 Euros, a travel allowance, a combined health,
accident and liability insurance policy, allowances for study and research
(and, where applicable, rent and family allowances) as well as financial
support for a pre-sessional German language course.
The application procedure takes place in two stages:
Please register at https: // application.berliner-antike-kolleg.org/bergsas
After you have received your password, you can upload your application
documents (Arial 11, line spacing 1.5) with the reference number 2021-01-A-D
until December 1, 2021 at 12:00 noon CEWT.
BerGSAS will invite shortlisted candidates to an online interview within two
months of the application deadline. If the BerGSAS has selected you, the
BerGSAS will ask you to upload your application documents on the DAAD portal.
The DAAD will make the final selection and will inform you.
(Please note that admission to doctoral studies and the receipt of a
scholarship is subject to assessment by the Host University and by the DAAD).
Two letters of recommendation are required. Only the DAAD form may be used
https:// /www. daad.de/imperia/md/content/de/foerderung/recommendation.pdf
The application documents also include copies of certificates. Please submit
the following copies of transcripts/translated documents (they don't have to
Copies of certificates of annual examinations taken at your home university
Copies of certificates of any academic degrees or advanced qualifications
indicating grades and explaining the home university's grading system
Copies of documents certifying knowledge of English Language, e.g. IELTS,
The deadline for applications is December 1, 2021 at 12:00 noon CEWT.
The selection committee will not consider incomplete or late applications.
For further inquiries, please contact the AOViS Coordinator, Dr. Regina
Language of Dissertation
Letter of Motivation
Others : letters of recommendation by two professors from your home
(https: // ssl.daad.de/imperia/md/content/de/foerderung/recommendation.pdf
the use of this form is mandatory!)
More Information https: // www. berliner-antike-