PhD Scholarships in Germany

Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies
Deadline: 1 February 2009

The Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies invites graduates of masters’ programmes in the social sciences and adjacent fields to apply to its PhD programme online at www.transantional

Requirements include:

* An exceptionally strong completed university degree qualifying for PhD studies in political science, international relations, sociology, economics, law or related disciplines
* Proof of C1-level English language skills or the equivalent
* An up-to-date CV
* A short letter of motivation (600 words maximum)
* A research proposal (5000 words maximum)
* Two letters of reference from professors at universities or research institutions

Programme Summary:

Programme: 3 year full-time PhD programme
Language of instruction: English
Starting date for Applications: 1 December, 2008
Deadline for Applications: 1 February, 2009
Decision taken by the Committee: early April 2009
Starting date of Programme: 1 September 2009
Scholarships: 9 Doctoral Scholarships – two of these scholarships are reserved for projects addressing the field of research of the Research College ‘The Transformative Power of Europe’.

Applicants are encouraged to read all information on the BTS web page and visit the page listing frequently asked questions.
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