Funded by the German federal and state governments’ Excellence Initiative, the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies will admit up to ffeen PhD students to its doctoral programme, which is to begin on 1 October 2016. Up to ten of these candidates will receive a Graduate School grant; the other candidates will be supported in their search for funding. The Graduate School investigates the plurality, changeability, and global connectedness of Muslim cultures and societies. It invites applications from candidates whose dissertation project fts one of the Graduate School’s Research Areas. Applications relating to the topics of education, communication, cultural and media studies, and Islam and Muslims in the West are especially encouraged. Successful applicants will have a master’s degree in one of the disciplines represented at the Graduate School, with a ranking, where applicable, of above average. Our language of communication is English. Admission is initially for one year, and, contingent upon a positive evaluation afer the frst year of study, this will be extended for a further twelve months. There is the option of a second twelve-month extension thereafer, with a maximum of three years being covered by the grant.
Submission of application
The application package, complete with all documents signed and scanned and compiled into one PDF fle, should be sent by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your application can only be processed if your application materials are complete. Please do not send any other materials except those listed on our homepage (see application form).
Schedule Interviews will take place for those who have been shortlisted in February 2016. If you cannot be present in Berlin, the interview can be conducted via Skype or telephone at the set appointment time. We will inform you about the results of the application process by March at the latest.
Please understand that we are unable to give you information on the application process or provide you with an individual review of your application.