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10 Places at the Doctoral Studies Program History and Cultural Studies. Apply NOW!

The program is offering 10 study places at the Department of History and Cultural Studies. The application deadline is 15 November 2021.

News from Nov 13, 2021

The Doctoral Studies Program History and Cultural Studies (HCS) offers graduate students with an excellent academic record a structured, research-oriented curriculum in cultural studies with disciplinary and interdisciplinary elements for doctoral studies in one of the following research areas of the Department of History and Cultural Studies:

  • Egyptology
  • Ancient Oriental Studies
  • Arabic Studies
  • Chinese Studies, Sinology
  • History
  • Didactics of History
  • Iranian studies
  • Islamic studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Jewish Studies
  • Classical Archaeology
  • Korean Studies
  • Art History of Europe and America, East Asia, Africa
  • Prehistoric Archaeology
  • Religious Studies
  • Semitic Studies
  • Turcology
  • Near Eastern Archaeology

The PhD Program is a three-year curriculum, and is admitting up to 10 doctoral students each year in the winter semester. Courses are taught in English and German.

The call for applications for 2022 is open till 15 November 2021!

Where successful applicants do not bring their own funding, they will be supported in applying for scholarships.

Applications can be submitted in German or English exclusively via the online application platform of the Dahlem Research School. The online application platform will be accessible with the publication date of the call.

Following an internal selection process, selected applicants will be invited to interviews. These are expected to take place at the end of February/beginning of March 2022 and will be held in English or German.

Successful applicants will receive written notification. Please note that this does not constitute automatic admission to the doctoral programme. You must apply for admission to the doctoral programme separately at the doctoral office of the Department of History and Cultural Studies and enrol as a doctoral student once you have been admitted.

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