University of Hildesheim PhD Scholarships in Germany 2016/2017

University of Hildesheim PhD Scholarships in Germany 2016/2017

The Department of Social Sciences (Faculty of Educational and Social Sciences) at the University of Hildesheim invites applications for a PhD Scholarship in Political Science beginning on October 1st, 2016. German applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The overreaching aim of establishing the University of Hildesheim was to transform the public higher education to improve quality and efficiency of teaching and learning, creating a world-class higher learning institution.

In addition, the scholarship recipient must have advanced knowledge in Russian language and should have gained initial professional experience in the region of Central Asia.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Political Science.

Scholarship Award: The scholarship includes a monthly stipend of 1.450,- Euro for a period of two years (24 months).

Scholarship can be taken in the Germany

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Applications are invited from candidates who hold a very good Master’s degree (or its equivalent such as Diplom/Magister degrees) within the field of Political Science and should also have acquired comprehensive knowledge in Comparative Politics as well as in the research of autocracies. In addition, the scholarship recipient must have advanced knowledge in Russian language and should have gained initial professional experience in the region of Central Asia.
  • The University of Hildesheim follows a guided principle, which emphasises gender and diversity competencies.
  • The University of Hildesheim further intends to promote professional equality between women and men. It aims at increasing the proportion of men in areas where men are underrepresented. Therefore, male applicants are particularly welcome.
  • Applications from candidates with severe disabilities will be given preference if equally qualified.

Nationality: German applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Candidates must hold a very good Master’s degree (or its equivalent such as Diploma/Magister degrees) within the field of Political Science and should also have acquired comprehensive knowledge in Comparative Politics as well as in the research of autocracies.

English language Requirements: In addition, the scholarship recipient must have advanced knowledge in Russian language and should have gained initial professional experience in the region of Central Asia.

How to Apply: All applications (with cover letter and CV in English along with substantiating documents including copies of certificates and letters of recommendation) quoting the reference code 2016/64 should be addressed no later than July 15, 2016, to the postal address of the University of Hildesheim, Institute of Social Sciences, Prof. Dr Marianne Kneuer, Universitätsplatz 1, 31141 Hildesheim. Applications by email are also welcome (email: Prof. Dr Marianne Kneuer: kneuer-at-uni-hildesheim.de). University will send application documents back to you if you enclose a stamped addressed envelope. Acknowledgements of receipt / intermediate messages will not be sent.

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is 15-July-2016.

Scholarship Link

1 Comment

  1. Gashu Yigzaw

    August 2, 2016 at 9:53 AM

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