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PhD scholarships at the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies

News from Jul 16, 2019

Two Scholarships 2020/21 for Doctoral Studies
BerGSAS Program "Ancient Philosophy and History of Ancient Science"

The Graduate School Scholarship Program (GSSP) of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers two doctoral scholarships to research a doctorate within the "Ancient Philosophy and History of Ancient Science" program at the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS). We welcome applications from highly qualified graduates (M.A.) from the fields of Ancient Philosophy, Classics, or History of Ancient Science.

More information on the program you will find here
You can also download the Call for Application with further information here.

Please submit your application by 2019 December 1st as a single pdf document (no dossiers, please) to application@berliner-antike-kolleg.org

Your application should contain of:

  • an application form
  • a research proposal (5 pages)
  • a work plan and schedule for three years, including information about possible field studies/stays abroad (if you plan a stay abroad, please submit a short working plan and schedule of the trip/stay)
  • a curriculum vitae (CV, resume)
  • a letter that explains your motivation for applying to the doctoral program
  • a writing sample (15-20 pages)
  • a list of publications
  • any documents certifying completed practical work (internship etc.)
  • letters of recommendation by two professors from your home university. Please find the DAAD letter of recommendation form, template available here. The use of this form is mandatory!
  • copies of certificates and copies of translated documents (which don’t have to be certified)

If you have been selected for a scholarship by BerGSAS you will be required to upload your application to the DAAD submission system. The DAAD will make the final choice. Please note that admission to studies and receiving of a scholarship is based on assessments by both the hosting university and DAAD.

This call exclusively relates to the "Ancient Philosophy and History of Ancient Science" program.


Two Scholarships 2020/21 for Doctoral Studies
BerGSAS Program "Languages and Cultures of the Silk Road"

The Graduate School Scholarship Program (GSSP) of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers two doctoral scholarships to research a doctorate within the “Languages and Cultures of the Silk Road” program at the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS). We welcome applications from highly qualified graduates (M.A.) from the fields of Central and East Asian Archaeology, Central Asian studies, Iranian studies, and Turkic studies.

More information on the program you will find here
You can also download the Call for Application with further information here.

Please submit your application by 2019 December 1st as a single pdf document (no dossiers, please) to application@berliner-antike-kolleg.org

Your application should contain of:

  • an application form
  • a research proposal (5 pages)
  • a work plan and schedule for three years, including information about possible field studies/stays abroad (if you plan a stay abroad, please submit a short working plan and schedule of the trip/stay)
  • a curriculum vitae (CV, resume)
  • a letter that explains your motivation for applying to the doctoral program
  • a writing sample (15-20 pages)
  • a list of publications
  • any documents certifying completed practical work (internship etc.)
  • letters of recommendation by two professors from your home university. Please find the DAAD letter of recommendation form, template available here. The use of this form is mandatory!
  • copies of certificates and copies of translated documents (which don’t have to be certified)

If you have been selected for a scholarship by BerGSAS you will be required to upload your application to the DAAD submission system. The DAAD will make the final choice. Please note that admission to studies and receiving of a scholarship is based on assessments by both the hosting university and DAAD.

This call exclusively relates to the "Languages and Cultures of the Silk Road" program.