Applicants for a scholarship place in the structured doctorate program “Literaturwissenschaftliche Studien – Literary Studies” should:
have a University Master’s degree (or equivalent) in the humanities, ideally in the field of literary studies;
be able to demonstrate a very good command of German and English;
be of an age that provides a well-founded perspective to advance scientifically and professionally as young academics at universities, non-academic or other research institutions;
not receive or have received other funding for their current doctoral project from public sources or foundations;
be able to submit a proposal showing that their doctoral project is innovative, elaborated and well-grounded in theory;
find a supervisor matching their scientific area in our PI-list and contact them if applicable;
make a conscious and well-founded decision for a structured doctorate program.