The Research Training Group
European Experiences and Global Perspectives”
funded by the German Research Foundation
and affiliated to the Humboldt University of Berlin
1-2 short-term scholarships for PhD students
with a funding period of 6 months
during each term of the following two years.
Applicants are expected (1) to hold excellent degrees in the disciplines
of law, political science, history, or philosophy
respectively, (2) to work on dissertation projects that closely relate
to the research questions of the
graduate college, and (3) to have a very good command of the German and
The scholarships may be awarded as either completion or visiting grants.
They amount to 1,200 Euros plus a
material cost allowance of 103 Euros per month. Recipients are required
to participate actively in all events
hosted by the Research Training Group. Further information is available
Applications (including a letter of motivation specifying the benefit
expected from joining the Research Training
Group, a CV, copies of all relevant reports and references, a brief
presentation of the dissertation project,
a research schedule, and a letter of recommendation from the supervisor
of the dissertation) should be submitted
electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadlines for submitting applications:
July 15, 2013: for the winter term 2013/2014 (1 scholarship);
January 15, 2014: for the summer term 2014;
July 15, 2014: for the winter term 2014/2015.
The Research Training Group strives to increase the share of woman in
areas where they are underrepresented
and therefore strongly encourages women to apply. Severely disabled
applicants will be preferentially considered
in case of equal qualifications. Additional funds to support PhD
students with children are available.
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ingolf Pernice
(Speaker of the Research Training Group)