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Doctoral program Languages and Cultures of the Silk Road

News from Apr 21, 2016

Call for applications for the winter term 2016/2017 (stipends not included)

Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies is announcing PhD study places (stipends not included) to begin on October 1st, 2016 its doctoral program:

“Languages and Cultures of the Silk Road” provides a structured three-year doctoral program for doctoral candidates in the fields of Iranian Studies, Turkology and Central Asian Studies. We supervise dissertations that emphasize linguistics, philology, editing and literary criticism and that deal with historical or cultural and religious studies. 

Applicants specializing in ancient studies and related disciplines are invited to apply.

Required documents for your application for a study place within one of the doctoral programs:
application form, cover letter (2-3 pages), description of the dissertation proposal (8 pages), work plan and time schedule, CV, copies of university degree(s) and language certificates, two letters of recommendation and an example of your work (15-20 pages).

Please submit these documents by 30 April 2016 to:

For more information: here

For "Languages and Cultures of the Silk Road": here