Applications are invited for Kiel University Doctoral Scholarships at the Kiel University in Germany. Application is open for International Students to pursue PhD  degree  in 2018-2019 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline:31 December 2017
Study in:
Providers:Kiel University
Course Level:PhD
Field of Study:Humanities, the Natural and the Social Sciences

Benefits for Kiel University Doctoral Scholarships:

  • The initial scholarships are granted for two years with the prospect of being extended for the third year. A monthly scholarship grant currently amounts to 1450€. All scholarship holders can apply for research funds from the Graduate School.

Eligibility for Kiel University Doctoral Scholarships:

Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Entrance Requirements: University is seeking highly qualified and motivated doctoral fellows to conduct high-quality interdisciplinary research. Eligible candidates must hold an outstanding university degree (MA, MSc or equivalent) in a field relevant to the multidisciplinary theme of “Human Development in Landscapes”. The graduate program is jointly offered by academics in the Humanities, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, and Social and Life Sciences. Thus, the Graduate School fosters the formation of interdisciplinary PhD teams. The GS welcomes applications from outstanding young researchers with a MA, MSc, Diploma or equivalent degree in the fields of Archaeoinformatics, Archaeozoology, Archaeobotany, Historical Geobotany, Plant Ecology, Ecosystem Research, Landscape Ecology, Geoinfomation, Soil Science, Mineralogy, Microanalysis of Materials, Materials Science, Geophysics, Physical Geography,  Isotope Research, Palaeoclimatology, Pre- and Protohistoric Archaeology, Archaeology, Classical Archaeology, Ancient History, Social and Economic History, Regional History, Economic Regional Research, Classical Philology, Slavic Language and Literature, Medicine, Human Biology, Molecular Biology, Medieval and Modern Church History, Environmental History, Environmental Archaeology, Environmental Anthropology; Multimedia Information Processing. Related fields are also welcomed provided that your PhD topic is related to the research areas at the Graduate School: Clusters.

English Language Requirements: The PhD programme is taught in English. Nevertheless, it will enrich your stay in Germany and open to you many possibilities during and after your PhD. The university offers language courses for all levels. Currently, the GS has a rate of about 30% of foreign doctoral fellows, whose mother tongue is not German.


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