Doctoral Scholarships in Transcultural Studies
About the program
The Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies of the Cluster of Excellence « Asia and Europe in a Global Context » at Heidelberg University welcomes applications for doctoral scholarships beginning in the winter semester 2016/17.
The programme offers a monthly scholarship of 1.200 Euro. It further supports scholarship holders in framing their research through advanced courses as well as 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 one of the four research areas 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 letters of recommendation are submitted through an Online Application System.
The deadline for applications is March 15, 2016.
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.
Heidelberg University”s core strategic partners in Japan are the members of the HeKKSAGOn Alliance : Kyoto University, Tohoku University and Osaka University. It is common for Heidelberg PhD students with an interest in Japan to pursue research at one of these Japanese universities during their doctoral training.