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9 Doctoral Scholarships at the Berlin Graduate School for Ancient Studies


Eight doctoral scholarships in Ancient Studies and related disciplines and one doctoral scholarship in Protestant Theology. Application deadline: 30. April 2018.

(Ancient Studies and related disciplines)

The Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS) with funding of the Einstein Centre Chronoi “Time and Awareness of Time in Ancient Societies” is offering at Freie Universität Berlin and at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin 8 doctoral fellowships for the winter term 2018/19, starting on January 1st, 2019.

Applicants must hold an outstanding Master’s degree, or equivalent degree. This call is open for individual proposals. Each fellowship will include a stipend of 1365 euros per month to be awarded for two years, with an option to extend the support for a third year, depending on the positive evaluation towards the end of the second year.

Candidates are asked to send their application including the documents listed below and referring to the application quoting reference number 2018-BerGSAS-EC-1 before April, 30th , 2018 to application@berliner-antike-kolleg.org.

Required application documents (1 PDF, max. 10 MB):

 statement of purpose in applying to the PhD program (max. 3 pp)
 dissertation project synopsis (8-10 pp)
 working plan and schedule
 curriculum vitae (CV, resume)
 completed application form (download here: http://www.berlinerantike-kolleg.org/bergsas/ausschreibungen)
 two letters of recommendation
 copies of certificates of any academic degrees
 writing sample (15-20 pp)
 copies of certificates of English (C-1) and/or German (DSH-2) language skills.



The Faculty of Theology of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is offering one doctoral scholarship for the winter semester 2018/19 (starting October 1, 2018). Receipt of the scholarship is connected with admission to the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS) of the Berliner Antike-Kolleg and participation in the doctoral program “Ancient Languages and Texts”, which is based on a structured curriculum.

Applicants should have an exemplary university track record in Protestant Theology. Applicants with experience in studies abroad and basic skills in modern Hebrew are explicitly welcome. The doctoral fellowship will include a stipend of 1350 Euros per month to be awarded for two years, with an option to extend for a third year upon positive evaluation. A child allowance will be made available in accordance with DFG guidelines.

Please submit the following application documents(1 pdf, max. 10 MB):

 Application form (download from the website http://www.berliner-antike-kolleg.org/bergsas/application)
 Cover letter (2-3 pages)
 Curriculum Vitae (Résumé)
 Dissertation project synopsis (8-10 pages)
 Work plan and schedule
 Copies of academic degree certificates
 Writing sample (15-20 pages)
 Two letters of recommendation

For more information, please visit and http://www.berlinerantike-kolleg.org/bergsas