CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: DOCTORAL POSITIONS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
The Wittenberg Centre for Global Ethics (WCGE) hosts the international doctoral program “Ethics and Responsible Leadership in Business” (ERL). The program academically and financially supports doctoral candidates who develop scientifically well-founded and practically relevant answers to questions arising in the research areas of economic, corporate, and leadership ethics. It also gives them access to a broad scientific and professional network. The program is ideal for highly qualified, socially engaged, and globally thinking, active young scholars and practitioners from all over the world. For further information see: www.ethicsinbusiness.eu
For admissions in October/November 2021, the doctoral program will accept up to seven new doctoral students. Also, it will award doctoral scholarships, financed by the Karl Schlecht Foundation (KSG). The scholarships include a monthly living stipend of 1,350 € and research allowance of 100 €. Further candidates will be assisted with applying for other doctoral scholarships, for examples by putting them forward for doctoral scholarship by the Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft (sdw).
Business, corporate, and leadership ethics make up the research areas of the doctoral program. In particular, this program focusses on the framework for entrepreneurial value creation for the good of people, society, and the environment, on the responsibilities placed on companies and the social trust in companies and their decision makers, and on good leadership. For further information, see: https://www.wcge.org/en/research/doctoral-program/thematic-focus
The dissertation projects of applicants must fit to the thematic focus of the doctoral program and the research interests of the supervising professors. Applicants should familiarize themselves with these research interests on the program’s website:
Applicants’ dissertation topics can directly relate to one of the topics proposed by the supervising professors but are not limited to these topics.
An application comprises the following documents: