Application requirements

Applicants for a project scholarship should:

  • be at the end of their master’s studies or at the beginning of their dissertation project in literary studies;
  • produce an innovative and independent idea for an exposé;
  • be prepared to continue working on this idea and to develop a theoretically valid research project;
  • find a suitable initial advisor from the ranks of our PI-list;
  • aspire getting their Ph.D. at the FU Berlin;
  • work on an application for external funding (grants / research assistant position);
  • have very good knowledge of both German and English.

At the time of their application, applicants for a project scholarship do not have to be a registered student at the FU Berlin.

The project scholarship begins in June 2019.
Deadline for the application is December 16, 2018 at 08:00 PM CET.
The platform to apply will be enabled on November 05, 2018.

Applicants for a Ph.D. position in the structured doctoral studies program “Literary Studies“ should have secured funding for the duration of their dissertation (grant / research assistant position) or be prepared to secure such funding. The following requirements apply:

  • a master’s degree, a final university examination or similar degree in studies with a focus on literary science at an institution of higher education;
  • having secured funding for the duration of the dissertation (grant / position as research assistant) or be prepared to secure such funding;
  • good knowledge of German and English;
  • an exposé that demonstrates the dissertation project to be innovative, independent and theoretically valid;
  • having a suitable initial advisor from the ranks of our PI list;
  • have chosen a structured doctoral studies program deliberately and reasonably.
The doctoral studies begin October 01, 2019.
Deadline for applications is December 16, 2018 at 08:00 PM CET.
The platform to apply will be enabled on November 05, 2018.

International applicants for a DAAD grant (in German Studies) for the structured doctoral studies program “Literary Studies“ should:

  • have a master’s degree, a final university examination or similar degree in German Studiesat an institution of higher education (the degree may not be from before April 2013);
  • reside outside of Germany or have moved to Germany in 2018;
  • have very good knowledge of German and English;
  • provide an exposé that demonstrates the dissertation project to be innovative, independent and theoretically valid;
  • have a suitable initial advisor from the ranks of our PI list;
  • have chosen a structured doctoral studies program deliberately and reasonably.
The DAAD grant begins October 01, 2019.
Deadline for application is December 16, 2018 at 08:00 PM CET.
The platform to apply will be enabled on November 05, 2018.
You are welcome to contact our office if you have any further questions.

 

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