PhD Scholarships in Transcultural Studies 2013, University of Heidelberg, Germany


The Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies, University of Heidelberg, Germany, invites applications for eight doctoral scholarships.

Online application closes on March 15, 2013.

Open to Asia and Europe.

The programme offers a monthly scholarship of 1.200 Euro. It further supports scholarship holders in framing their research through advanced courses and individual supervision and mentoring. The scholarships start in the winter term 2013/14 and are granted for two years with the possibility of an extension for an additional year. Half of them are reserved for young scholars from Asia.

Applicants are expected to propose a doctoral project contributing to the general research framework of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context. The Dynamics of Transculturality”. They must hold an M.A. or equivalent in a discipline of the humanities or social sciences with an above-average grade. Applications, including a CV, a letter of intention, a project proposal, a schedule for the dissertation, and recommendations are accepted until March 15, 2013, via the Online Application System

After an initial evaluation and selection, applicants will be asked to get in contact with possible supervisors at the Cluster of Excellence to discuss their project proposal. The most promising applicants will be invited to present their projects to the selection committee in Heidelberg. Subsequently the scholarship holders will be selected.

For more information on the scholarships visit the website of the Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies or read the full call for applications (PDF). For further questions send an e-mail to: application-gpts (at) asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de.

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Khaleeq
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I’m a Bangladeshi student planning to study in Germany for my Bachelor Degree. Can i bear on my living &other expenses doing part time job there? Should i study IT/Computer science or civil engineering to secure a job easily in Germany after my graduation?

Any advice will b appreciated.

underthetableanddreaming
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underthetableanddreaming

Eight scholarships only…wish they could offer more, so that poeplelike me stand a fair chance

Allie
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Thank you for posting this. Fingers crossed!

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