Time Span 01 Oct 2023 for 3 years Application Deadline 01 Feb 2023 Financing yes Type of Position
Field of Research
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)
Language of Dissertation
More Information https: // www. uni- giessen.de/faculties/ggkgcsc/graduateprogrammes/gcsc/doctoral- programme/scholarships/announcement