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Post-doctoral / Doctoral scholarships humanities
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Deadline for applications(1033 days ago)
Freie Universität Berlin / Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary StudiesBerlin
The Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies is the only graduate
school focusing solely on literary studies to have been repeatedly successful
in the German "Excellence Initiative". It has as its aim the supervision of
exceptional dissertation projects in the field of Literary Studies, examining
European, American, Arabic and Asian literary texts, with an historical and/or
inter- or transcultural approach.
The Graduate School will award in 2017:
- up to 10 doctoral scholarships with a duration of usually 2 years min.
- up to 2 post-doctoral scholarships with a duration of 2 years max.
The scholarships will commence on 1st October 2017
The application deadline is 15th December 2016
The application platform will be available from 17th October 2016 Doctoral scholarships
The doctoral course "Literary Studies" offers a structured research programme
with intensive individual supervision of the thesis. Doctoral candidates take
part in activities that support them in their research within their individual
disciplines, at the same time placing this research in an interdisciplinary
context. These activities include:
Interdisciplinary research colloquia
Seminars on methodology and literary theory
Courses and workshops in the field of transferable skills
Applicants must hold a completed degree (M.A. or equivalent) with aboveaverage
grades in the humanities, preferably literary studies.
The post-doctoral scholarships offer young researchers the opportunity to focus
on their own research within an excellent research context. We expect active