10 PhD Scholarships in Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies – Germany

Applications are invited for 10 Fully Funded PhD Scholarships (Grants and places) in Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.

Details

The Graduate School is a joint project of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, which brings together scholars in the humanities, social sciences, and area studies.
The Graduate School investigates the plurality, changeability, and global connectedness of Muslim cultures and societies. Applications with a focus on strategies of negotiating diversity, difference, and distinction, both among Muslims and between Muslims and non-Muslims are especially encouraged.

The Graduate School investigates the plurality, changeability, and global connectedness of Muslim cultures and societies. Applications with a focus on strategies of negotiating diversity, difference, and distinction, both among Muslims and between Muslims and non-Muslims are especially encouraged.

Two Scholarships will be available through the DAAD Graduate School Scholarship Program. Three full PhD Scholarships and two Pre-Doc Scholarships will be available with funding from the Einstein Foundation Berlin. Two further positions for PhD students with Chinese citizenship are available through the cooperation of the Chinese Scholarship Council and Freie Universität Berlin’s Beijing Office (FU-CSC PhD Scholarship). Applicants with a fellowship or grant by a third party are especially encouraged to apply. If admitted, they will be full members of the Graduate School with access to all services offered by the School’s administration and the Dahlem Research School. All doctoral researchers admitted to the Graduate School will receive a travel allowance. Their first supervisors must be Principal Investigators at the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies.

Eligibility

To be eligible for PhD Scholarships, an applicant must:

  • Have a master’s degree in one of the disciplines represented at the Graduate School (Arabic Studies, Central Asian Studies, History, History of Islamic Art, Human Geography, Islamic Studies, Political Science, Semitic Studies, Social and Cultural Anthropology, South and Southeast Asian Studies, Southeast European History),
  • Proficiency in English language

Application

To apply for 10 PhD Scholarships in Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies, an applicant must submit following documents with application:

  • Outline of the dissertation project (up to 06 pages, with a brief summary, to be entered into the online application form)
  • Curriculum vitae (pdf file)
  • Certified copies of degrees received (pdf file)
  • Proof of proficiency in English (native speakers of English or applicants who have graduated from an English-speaking university in a country with English as an official language are exempt from this verification) (pdf file)
  • Evidence of proficiency in the language(s) relevant to the dissertation project (pdf file)
  • Two letters of recommendation must be uploaded by the applicant’s referees directly to the application platform (signed and stamped on official paper)

Scholarships link

Publish Date:
Institute Name: Freie Universität Berlin
Degree/Course: PhD
Deadline: October 07, 2019
Country: Germany
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