2013 Fellowships for International Students
Each year, BGHS invites four doctoral students (two per semester) from other countries to work in the Graduate School for four to six months to promote international scientific and cultural exchange. Visiting researchers are able to use their stay at BGHS to work intensively on their thesis, visit the course curriculum and establish contacts to our scientific community. Fellows receive a workstation computer for the duration of their allocation. The grant allocation is a 1200 euros per month. This amount will be supplemented by a child allowance if applicable. Upon request, travel costs may also be covered by the Graduate School.
2013 Fellowships for International Students Requirements
All international doctoral researchers who may seek enrolled in a doctoral program with a thesis and a historical, sociological, focusing socio-anthropological science or politics. German nationals may also apply if their higher education was in foreign universities. Networking research grants further with scientists BGHS, so no long trips to archives and research must take place in this period. To make sure that your project fits the profile BGHS, you should take a look more closely at the research areas covered by the BGHS. You can find an overview of the research areas and faculty working in BGHS here.
The deadline for scholarship applications during the winter 2013/2014 (October 1, 2013 to March 3, 2014, the end of session 14 October 2013 to 7 February 2014) is 15 June 2013.
The deadline for scholarship applications during the summer 2014 (April 1 to September 30) is January 15, 2014.
We suggest that most of your stay is the time when the term is in session.
Application documents necessary
Please submit the following documents:
- Letter of intent with a description of your research interest on the BGHS. Please include research areas that interest you and two professors with whom you want to establish a relationship (400 words max.).
- Curriculum vitae
- The research project on an issue sociological or historical (2,000 words max.)
- The work schedule and schedule your stay at BGHS
- A letter of recommendation from your supervisor / advisor at your university
All applications must be in English or German. Please email them in a single PDF file: firstname.lastname@example.org. The letter of recommendation may be sent separately to the Graduate School. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask Harders Levke above e-mail.
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