Prehistoric Archaeology Doctoral Fellowship Program 2016, Germany

Publish Date: Apr 28, 2016

Deadline: May 10, 2016


One doctoral fellowship of the Excellence Cluster 264 Topoi for the 2016/17 winter semester (starting October 1st, 2016) is now open to applicants. Receipt of the fellowship is connected with admission to the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS) of the Berliner Antike-Kolleg and participation in the doctoral program “Landscape Archaeology and Architecture”, which is based on a structured curriculum.

An independent research project within the thematic field of 'Regionality with in the cremation grave groups of the Late Iron Age in northern and eastern Central Europe (Jastorf, Oksywie, Przeworsk)' has to be undertaken.

Applicants should have an excellent university degree in Prehistoric Archaeology.

The project advisor will be Prof. Dr. Michael Meyer (Freie Universität Berlin, Institute for Prehistoric Archaeology). The dissertation can be written in German or English.

The doctoral fellowship will include a stipend of 1350 euros per month to be awarded for two years, with an option to extend for a third year upon positive evaluation. A child allowance will be made available in accordance with DFG guidelines.

Application deadline and documents Applications quoting reference number 2016-MM and including the documents listed below should be emailed to by May 10, 2016. For more information, please visit and

Application documents (1 pdf, max 10 MB)

  • Application form (Application form for doctoral fellowships)
  • Cover letter (2-3 pages)
  • Dissertation project synopsis
  • Work plan and schedule
  • Curriculum Vitae (Résumé)
  • Copies of degree certificates (language certifications included)
  • Two letters of recommendation  Writing sample (15-20 pages)


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