Grants: Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences

Фев 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Акадэмічныя навіны

The  Bremen  International  Graduate  School  of  Social  Sciences  (BIGSSS)  invites applications to its Ph.D. and postdoctoral programs. BIGSSS is an inter-university institute of the University of Bremen and Jacobs University and is funded by the German   Excellence   Initiative.   The   program   provides   close   supervision   of dissertation  work within  a  demand-tailored  education  and  research  framework.

Fellows are expected to choose Bremen as their place of residence. BIGSSS is part of  an  international  network  of  highly  acknowledged  graduate  programs.  It supports   its   doctoral   and   postdoctoral   fellows   in   achieving   early   scientific independence  and  provides  funds  for  the  conduct,  presentation,  and  publishing of their research. The language of instruction is English.

Successful applicants for the Ph.D. and Predoctoral Fellowships will pursue a topic in one or more of BIGSSS’ three Thematic Fields: Global Governance and Regional Integration Welfare State, Inequality, and Quality of Life Changing Lives in Changing Socio-Cultural Contexts.

More information as well as lists of required application materials can be found at For additional inquiries, please check the online FAQ and feel   free   to   contact   our   admissions   officer   at

Ph.D. fellowships will start September 1, 2012.

Non-German  students  are  strongly  encouraged  to  apply.  BIGSSS  strives  to increase the share of women in the university and hence also strongly encourages women  to  apply.  Applicants  with  disabilities  who  are  equally  qualified  will be favored.   Applications   must   be   submitted   online   under   «Admissions»   at until March 15, 2012.