University of Munster Visiting Fellowships for Postgraduate or PhD Students in Germany, 2018

Scholarships: The Integrated Research Training Group of the Collaborative Research Centre/SFB 1150 “Cultures of Decision-Making” at the University of Munster is inviting applications for Visiting Fellowships for Postgraduates or PhD Students.

Host College/University: The University of Munster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of women academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities.

Degree level: Fellowships are available for Postgraduate or PhD students.

Field of Study: The SFB 1150 comprises three project areas and 20 projects from several disciplines (history, literature, law, philosophy, and cultural anthropology, Jewish and Byzantine studies) as well as a Research Training Group.

Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship program. Scholarship can be taken in Germany.

Scholarship Award:  The fellowships offer EUR 1,365 per month (tax-free; if applicable plus children’s allowance; statutory accident insurance cover according to § 2 Abs. 1 Satz 1 SGB VII; health and social insurance not included) with an additional grant for travel expenses. For the time of the fellowship, the visiting fellows will be considered members of the Integrated Research Training Group of the SFB 1150 and are expected to participate in the programme of the Integrated Research Training Group as well as in the common activities of the SFB 1150.

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements: 

  • The University of Münster is accepting applications from those with a PhD project located within the thematic and disciplinary framework of the SFB 1150. The language of communication within the SFB 1150 is German; German language skills are therefore recommended. Applications should be in English or German. They should include a one-page letter of motivation, a two-page outline of the applicant’s PhD project, a CV, academic certificates, and a letter of reference, preferably by the applicant’s supervisor.
  • The language of communication within the SFB 1150 is German; German language skills are therefore recommended. Applications should be in English or German.

Applying procedure Instructions: They should include a one-page letter of motivation, a two-page outline of the applicant’s PhD project, a CV, academic certificates, and a letter of reference, preferably by the applicant’s supervisor. Please submit your application together with the usual documents, if possible by e-mail and as one PDF document, to the director of the Integrated Research Training Group of the SFB 1150, Prof Dr Jan Keupp, by 20 February 2018 via e-mail and also by post.  

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Scholarship Deadline: February 20, 2018

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