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PhD scholarship positions in Political Science and Sociology

07 PhD scholarship positions in Political Science and Sociology Germany

Applications are invited 07 PhD scholarship positions in Political Science and Sociology for Political Constitution of the Economy at International Max Planck Research School of the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE), Germany.

Fully Funded Scholarships presents 07 PhD scholarship positions in Political Science and Sociology Germany

Details

The International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE) is a three-and-a-half-year doctoral program offered jointly by the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG), the University of Cologne’s Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Duisburg-Essen.

Benefits

The successful applicants for PhD scholarship position will receive the following benefits under PhD scholarship positions in Political Science and Sociology:

  • financial support for up to 42 months
  • funds for stays abroad, fieldwork, conference trips or transcription costs
  • a six months wrap-up postdoc upon successful completion of the program allowing additional time for publishing or teaching and applying for postdoc positions
  • excellent courses in economic sociology and political economy for exceptionally talented students

Eligibility

To be eligible for PhD scholarship positions in Political Science and Sociology, applicants must:

  • Master’s degree in Political Science, Sociology, Organisational Studies, or related fields
  • Excellent proficiency in the English language
  • Students of any nationality are eligible to apply

Application

Applicants are required to submit the following documents with application:

  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Letter of Motivation 
  • Transcripts, Reports, certificates of degrees and achievements
  • Research Proposal 
  • One example of scholarly work, up to 20 pages (seminar paper, chapter of your master thesis, etc.)
  • Names and contact details of two referees

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International Max Planck Research Schools Scholarships

To date more than 60 International Max Planck Research Schools (short: IMPRS) have been established in Germany, each representing a joint cooperative of Max Planck Institutes and one or several German universities. The concept for the International Max Planck Research Schools was jointly developed in 1999 by the Max Planck Society and the so-called Hochschul Rektoren Konferenz (HRK), a body representing all German universities. The aim of these PhD programs is to offer German and international doctoral students a first class education in innovative and interdisciplinary research environments with facilities and research projects. Each International Max Planck Research School covers a specific topic in one of the following areas: chemistry, physics & technology, biology & medicine or human sciences. In contrast to traditional doctoral education in Germany where a doctoral student is trained and supervised individually by a professor or group leader, Max Planck Research Schools offer structured programs with a defined curriculum and a supervision by a committee of normally 3 or more expert scientists. Language of instruction is English. German language courses are provided to interested international students. In order to maintain highest educational standards, all IMPRS programs are evaluated on a regular basis by an international and independent scientific commission.

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