up to 6 GCSC- and 2 DAAD-scholarshipsJustus Liebig Universität • Internat. Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture, GCSC • Gießen

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Time Span 01 Oct 2023 for 3 years Application Deadline 01 Feb 2023 Financing yes Type of Position

  • PhD - Doctoral Programme
  • Field of Research

  • Language and Cultural Studies
  • Law, Economics, and Social Sciences
  • Arts, Music, Sport
  • Subjects study of culture Description As of 1 October 2023, the GCSC grants for up to three years:

    up to 6 PhD scholarships

    up to 20 memberships

    up to 2 PhD scholarships from the DAAD ‘Graduate School Scholarship Programme' (GSSP) .

    The GCSC expects members and scholarship holders to: • become actively involved in at least one research area • participate with commitment in the GCSC's curriculum • assume residency in or near Giessen.

    Eligibility – GCSC scholarships:

    • Graduation with excellent marks in the field of humanities, social and cultural sciences • Applications from students who expect to obtain a first or upper second class honours M.A. degree (or the equivalent) are welcome as well. • An excellent dissertation project that contributes to the GCSC's research profile and can be supervised at the Justus Liebig University. • An international research perspective, i.e. international study experience, is an advantage • Applicants must not have completed a PhD previously • (business) fluent knowledge of at least one of the GCSC's working languages (German, English); German language skills up to level B1 must be acquired in the course of the PhD studies

    Additional requirements – GSSP scholarships: • Applicants should not have graduated any longer than six years before the time of nomination (except in justified cases) • Applicants must not have been resident in Germany for more than the last 15 months prior to the nomination. • Citizenship of or permanent residence in one of the countries listed by the DAAD • We particularly invite projects that deepen the GCSC research profile towards a "transnational study of culture" and deal with perspectives, epistemologies, bodies of knowledge, social practices, etc. outside of European modernity or that decentre, decolonise or critically expand Western- influenced concepts and theories.

    The application deadline is February 1, 2023. All applications have to be submitted online – please register at https: // gcsc.campuscore.eu (as of 1st December). Please find all information about the two-stage application procedure on our website at https: // uni-giessen.de/gcscapplication and https: // www. uni-giessen.de/gcsc/gsspscholarships

    If you have any questions concerning your application, please contact us at [email protected] Detailed information will be provided at the digital Information Day on December 21, 2022 (more information on the homepage in due course)

    Working Language

  • English
  • German
  • Language of Dissertation

  • English
  • German
  • Required Documents

  • CV
  • Reports, certificates
  • Transcripts
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Research Proposal
  • Others : letters of recommendation and detailed timeline
  • More Information https: // www. uni- giessen.de/faculties/ggkgcsc/graduateprogrammes/gcsc/doctoral- programme/scholarships/announcement

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