Funding: Doctoral Scholarships in Transcultural Studies

money-150-2The Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” at Heidelberg University welcomes applications for eight doctoral scholarships beginning in the winter semester 2013/14.

The programme offers a monthly scholarship of 1.200 Euro. It further supports scholarship holders in framing their research through advanced courses and individual supervision and mentoring. Half of the scholarships are reserved for young scholars from Asia.

Applicants are expected to propose a doctoral project with a strong affiliation to the research framework of the Cluster. They must hold an M.A. or equivalent in a discipline of the humanities or social sciences with an above-average grade. Applications, including a CV, a letter of intention, a project proposal, a schedule for the dissertation, and two referees for recommendation are submitted through an Online Application System.

After an initial evaluation and selection, applicants will be asked to get in contact with possible supervisors at the Cluster of Excellence to discuss their project proposal. The most promising applicants will be invited to present their projects to the selection committee in Heidelberg around the middle of May. Subsequently the scholarship holders will be selected.

The deadline for applications is March 15, 2013.

For more information about the Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies and the scholarships see: http://www.asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de/en/gpts or send an e-mail to: application-gpts@asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de.


The Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” is an
interdisciplinary network of researchers at Heidelberg University. About 200
scholars examine in which dynamics the transcultural processes between and
within Asia and Europe develop.

http://www.asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de/

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Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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