21 Doctoral Scholarships at Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt University of Berlin 2017, Germany

Publish Date: Mar 25, 2017

Deadline: May 02, 2017

21 doctoral scholarships starting 01.09.2017 or 01.11.2017

The Excellence Cluster 264 Topoi "The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilizations" and the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS) with funding of the Einstein Doctoral Programme are offering at Freie Universität Berlin and at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin 21 doctoral fellowships for the winter term 2017/18, starting on September 1, 2017 or on November 1, 2017.

Call for Application

Receiving a fellowship is connected with the admission to the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS) and participation in one of the graduate school’s five doctoral programs. Each program is based on a structured curriculum.
BerGSAS doctoral programs:

  • Ancient Languages and Texts (ALT)
  • Ancient Objects and Visual Studies (AOViS)
  • Ancient Philosophy and History of Ancient Science (APhil/HistAS)
  • Landscape Archaeology and Architecture (LAA)
  • Languages and Cultures of the Silk Road (Silk Road)

We welcome applications from highly qualified graduates from any field of ancient studies, or from a closely related discipline. Candidates must hold an exemplary Master’s degree, or equivalent degree. Each doctoral fellowship will include a stipend of 1350 euros per month to be awarded for two years, with an option to extension for a third year upon positive evaluation towards the end of the second year.

Candidates must send their application including the documents listed below and with the application quoting reference number DS-17-Topoi-BerGSAS before May 2, 2017 to application@berliner-antike-kolleg.org.

Required application documents (1 pdf, max. 10 MB):

  • cover letter (2-3 pages, including the name of the BerGSAS doctoral program for which you are applying)
  • application form
  • curriculum vitae (CV, resume)
  • commitment by the potential supervisor of your dissertation project
  • dissertation project synopsis (8-10 pages)
  • work plan and schedule
  • copies of certificates of any academic degrees
  • copies of certificates of German and/or English languages skills
  • writing sample (15-20 pages)

in addition: Two letters of recommendation

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.

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