Doctoral Program "Landscape Archaeology and Architecture"
The Graduate School Scholarship Program (GSSP) of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is offering one scholarship 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, Egyptology and Northeast African Archaeology, or Geoscience (with a focus on Landscape Archaeology). Candidates must hold an outstanding Master's degree (M.A., MSt, MSc) in one of the aforementioned subjects or be very close to completion. The scholarship is available from October 2021 for four years (subject to a satisfactory annual progress review). The 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 dead-line. Their last final exam (Master’s Degree) should have taken place no longer than 6 years (72 months) ago.
The "Landscape Archaeology and Architecture" program covers various PhD projects. The focus is not on the archeology of particular spaces but on the spectrum of methods and research strategies applied in the study of landscape archaeology and architectural history. We encourage candidates whose PhD projects would fit within this framework to submit their applications. We will welcome in particular projects dealing with the interconnection of landscapes and economies but we are also open for projects focussing on cultural anthropology and social archaeology.
In accordance with DAAD guidelines, 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.
- Candidates submit their applications, including the documents mentioned below, by 30 April 2021, 12 noon CET to firstname.lastname@example.org. Short-listed candidates are invited for an online interview within two months of the application deadline. If you have been selected by BerGSAS you will be required to upload your application to the DAAD submission system.
- BerGSAS will prepare a shortlist while DAAD is going to make the final choice. Please note that admission to studies and receipt of a scholarship will related to assessments by both the hosting university and DAAD.
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