The scholarships are available from April 1st, 2017, for one year.
We welcome applications from graduates aiming to write their doctoral thesis at the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences. A scholarship will enable you to develop an excellent research proposal and submit it to appropriate funding bodies.
BAGSS supports scholarship holders through personal mentoring, workshops and support services. BAGSS is a multidisciplinary Graduate School funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG) as part of the German Excellence Initiative. We are seeking to stimulate and guide cutting-edge doctoral research on some of the most crucial challenges modern knowledgebased societies are facing.
Specialised research agendas have been grouped into four thematic pillars:
- Pillar 1: Education Personal Development and Learning from Early Childhood to Adulthood
- Pillar 2: Education and Social Inequality Across the Entire Life Course
- Pillar 3: Changes in Human Capital Labour Markets and Demographic Structures and Their Impact on Social Inequality in Modern Societies
- Pillar 4: Governance Institutional Change and Political Behaviour
The deadline for the submission of your application is Monday, October 31st, 2016. For further information about BAGSS, the application process and the required documents, please click "Further Official Information" below.