Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS) offers PhD Positions in Social Sciences in Germany, 2013/14
About Scholarship: These positions are available from April 1st 2013 for three years (subject to satisfactory progress reviews after 12 and 24 months). BAGSS is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) as part of the German Excellence Initiative from November 2012 until October 2017, research at the Graduate School.
Study: Social sciences
Course Level: Doctoral
Scholarship By: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Number of awards: 6 doctoral scholarships
Duration: Three years
Value: Remuneration for the doctoral positions is based on Grade E 13 TV-L (50%) of the German Public Service Salary Scale. There is a teaching obligation of two hours per week for one semester. Holders of the doctoral scholarships receive a basic monthly stipend of 1,365 Euro, plus family allowances and child-care expenses in accordance with DFG guidelines where applicable.
-We are inviting applications from highly qualified graduates from the fields of Sociology, Psychology, Educational Science, Political Science, Economics, Demography, and Statistics.
-Qualified graduates of related subjects with a strong Social Science background are also encouraged to apply.
-Candidates must hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in one of the aforementioned subjects or be very close to completion.
-Successful applicants will be required to take up their residence in Bamberg, a city noted for its very high quality of life.
Scholarship Open for International students: Yes
Deadline: 19 December, 2012
Further Information: http://www.uni-bamberg.de/bagss/news/call-for-applications-doctoral-positionsscholarships-at-bagss/