12 Ph.D. Stipends/Fellowships

Berlin, Germany
Deadline: 15th Jan 2014

The Graduate School of East Asian Studies invites applications for 12 Ph.D. Stipends/Fellowships.

In addition, up to three doctoral candidates per year will be admitted with funding from other sources.

We seek candidates with strong academic abilities and a Master’s degree in either East Asian Studies (Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies) or a discipline (Political Science, History, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Economics, Law, Sociology, Cultural Studies, Humanities, Environmental Policy, Theatre Studies) with a focus on East Asia.

Successful candidates will have language skills in an East Asian Language (Chinese, Japanese, or Korean) at a level of B2 or higher on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) as well as English language skills at a level of C1 or higher.

We offer Ph.D. stipends of approximately € 1400 €/month for 36 months, contingent on successful completion of each year.

Applications, including a CV, a letter of academic interest, a brief outline of the prospective dissertation topic (maximum 6 pages), a schedule for the dissertation, and copies of certificates of your relevant degrees and language skills. Two letters of recommendation shall be sent directly by your referees to GEAS via the online application system.

Applications are accepted until January 15, 2014, via the online application system. The system will be shut down after the application deadline. Please refrain from sending materials whatsoever in addition to those asked for by the application system.

Please use our NOAH online submission system here: https://apply.drs.fu-berlin.de/eas/

Ph.D. fellowships will start on October 1, 2014.

A short guideline for your application is provided at the NOAH portal.

For additional information, please check this website and feel free to contact application@geas.fu-berlin.de.

No legal entitlement shall be constituted by applying to the program, reasons for rejections will not be disclosed.

 

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