GEAS General Training Programme and PhD Fellowships in Germany, 2016

GEAS General Training Programme and PhD Fellowships in Germany, and applications are submitted till January 15, 2016. Graduate School of East Asian Study is offering up to twelve PhD fellowships to analyze the institutional environment of social, political, cultural and economic actors in the East Asian region. Fellowships will initially be granted for one year, and contingent upon a positive evaluation after each year of study, fellowships will be extended for another year. The fellowship may be granted for a maximum of three years. The fellowships include PhD stipends of € 1365 €/month (plus 103 €/m research allowance). Full details: 

School(Institutions/ Country): | Germany

Level: training programme.

Field(s): All dissertation research at GEAS will be conducted in the context of the three interconnected research lenses of its academic profile: (1) the origin and change of institutions in East Asia, (2) the effects institutions have on processes related to globalization and modernization in East Asia on the side of governments, bureaucracies or business and individual life-styles or related preferences, and, finally, (3) the interdependencies of institutions in East Asia within and beyond its regional boundaries.

Deadline: January 15, 2016.

Funded By: Graduate School of East Asian Study (GEAS), Germany

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): GEAS General Training Programme and PhD Fellowships are targeted for German and international students .

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: There are total twelve fellowships available.

Scholarship Duration: Fellowships will initially be granted for one year, and contingent upon a positive evaluation after each year of study, fellowships will be extended for another year. The fellowship may be granted for a maximum of three years.

Scholarship covers: University will offer PhD stipends of € 1365 €/month (plus 103 €/m research allowance).

Description

‣ Every year, GEAS admits 12 doctoral candidates who receive fully funded doctoral fellowships.  ‣ Up to three other doctoral candidates per year can be accepted with funding from other FU Berlin programs, from partner institutions in East Asia or from scholarships provided by German or international organizations.

‣ Doctoral candidates are admitted for the fall semester, starting October 1. Graduate School of East Asian Studies will occasionally admit visiting students from partner institutions and/or funded by external scholarships who may study at the GEAS from several months up to one or two years if they receive permission.

Eligibility


‣ Successful GEAS General Training Programme and PhD Fellowships applicants will have an above average master’s degree in either area studies (Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies) or a discipline represented at the Graduate School (Political Science, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Business, Economics, Law, History, Cultural Studies, Humanities, Theatre Studies, Environmental Policy) with a focus on East Asia.

‣ The language of instruction is English. Successful candidates will also show proof of language skills in an East Asian Language (Chinese, Japanese, or Korean) at a level of B2 (CEFR) or higher.


Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applications to GEAS will be submitted online. Applications should include a CV, a letter of academic interest, a brief outline of the prospective dissertation topic (maximum 6 pages), a schedule for the dissertation, and copies of certificates of your relevant degrees and language skills. Two letters of recommendation shall be sent directly by your referees to GEAS via the online application system.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on January 15, 2016.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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