Applications are invited for DAAD PhD Scholarships in Germany. Applications are open for developing countries students to pursue the Ph.D. degree at the University of Münster in the 2019-2020 academic year.
The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.
|Deadline||:||30 November 2018|
|Course Level||:||PhD degree|
|Field of Study||:||Scholarships are awarded in the area of literary studies. Participating areas of study: English/American Studies, Arabic/Islamic Studies, Baltic Studies, Book Studies, German Studies, Comparative Studies, Latin Philology/Studies, Neo- and Medieval Latin Studies, Dutch Studies, Scandinavian Studies, Romance Studies (Main Areas: French, Spanish, and Italian Literature), Sinology, Slavonic Studies. The program revolves around three main subject areas:
1. Literature and Society
2. Theories of Literature
3. Putting the Study of Literature into Practice
Curriculum: Lectures series and workshops, colloquia, research groups, and elective options such as internships, academic teaching, etc.
Supervision: Each doctoral candidate will have an individual, interdisciplinary support group consisting of three advisors. A written mentoring agreement and an individual timeline will be established and signed by the PhD candidate and their supervisors.
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Benefits of DAAD PhD Scholarships:
Each DAAD scholarship in this programme comprises funding for up to three years or up to four years for applicants coming from developing or emerging countries.
Number of Scholarships: Two scholarships are available.
Nationality for DAAD PhD Scholarships:
Applicants from developing or emerging countries
Eligibility for DAAD PhD Scholarships:
Eligible Countries: Applicants from developing or emerging countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
- Master’s/Magister/Staatsexamen degree (usually in literary studies) with a minimum grade of “gut”/B
- German language skills (if necessary, DAAD funding may include preparatory German language courses)
- additional foreign language skills according to § 5 (2) of the GSPoL study regulations
- applicants must have received their Master’s degree (i.e. taken their last final exam) no more than six years prior to the time when DAAD receives the nomination letter
- applicants should not have resided in Germany for more than fifteen months prior to the nomination to DAAD
English Language Requirements for DAAD PhD Scholarships:
Very good German language skills are recommended, as the courses at the GSPoL are taught in German.