2013 BIGSSS PhD Fellowships in Germany

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Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) offers PhD fellowships program. 15 stipends are offered to pursue PhD prgramme in one of BIGSSS’ three thematic fields: global governance and regional integration, welfare state, inequality and Quality of Life and in the field Changing Lives in Changing Socio-Cultural Contexts. PhD stipends of 1300 Euros/month for 36 months, contingent on successful completion of each year..  Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) invites applications to its Ph.D. program. The program will commence on September 1st, 2013. Successful applicants for our Ph.D. fellowships will pursue a topic in one of BIGSSS’ three Thematic Fields: Field A: Global Governance and Regional Integration Field B: Welfare State, Inequality and Quality of Life Field C: Changing Lives in Changing Socio-Cultural Contexts Applicants are asked to apply with their own research project broadly related to one of the three thematic fields..
The research areas of this scholarship are: The fellowships are provided to study Global Governance and Regional Integration, Welfare State, Inequality and Quality of Life and in the field Changing Lives in Changing Socio-Cultural Contexts.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· An excellent MA degree (or national equivalents like the German “Diploma” or “Master”) in a discipline pertinent to at least one of BIGSSS’ three Thematic fields (see above), i.e. in Political Science (including related degree programs in European Studies or International Relations), Sociology, Psychology, Law, Economics or Mass Communication.
· The degree must be completed by the end of July of the year of application, which means you may apply before having finished your MA degree.
· English proficiency as described in the application materials section.
· Additionally BIGSSS offers 2 Preparatory Fellowships to particularly talented BA Graduates. Please refer to Predoctoral Fellowships to find out more about the program.
Benefits of the scholarship: BIGSSS offers 15 PhD stipends of 1300 Euros/month.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Fellowships are awarded for 36 months.
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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