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Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies Announces Call for Applications for Eight Ph.D. Scholarships

The Graduate School is a joint endeavor of Freie Universität Berlin, Hertie School of Governance, and the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB)

№ 343/2009 from Nov 30, 2009

For the third year running, the Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies (BTS) has announced a call for applications to its Ph.D. program. The Ph.D. program is open to applicants with an exceptionally strong degree qualifying for Ph.D. studies in economics, history, law, regional studies, sociology, and related disciplines. Applications are accepted from December 1, 2009, until February 1, 2010. The BTS program starts in September, 2010, and runs for three years. The Graduate School is a joint endeavor of Freie Universität Berlin, Hertie School of Governance, and the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB).

During the program, the Ph.D. students will have a supervising team from all three institutions.

Application Requirements:

The proposed Ph.D. project should be related to one of the three BTS research fields:

  • Analysis of the national and transnational causes and consequences of political, social, and cultural globalization;
  • Governance challenges in an international and transnational context, especially in the fields of politicization and legitimation, or in areas of limited statehood;
  • Comparative analysis of regional structures, including the EU.

Applications will be accepted from December 1, 2009, until February 1, 2010. The application process is only available online at www.transnationalstudies.eu.

Further Information

Dr. Sebastian Barnutz, Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies
Tel. +49 (0)30 / 838-52321, Email: info@transnationalstudies.eu