BAGSS invites applications from highly qualified graduates from the fields of Sociology, Psychology, Educational Science, Political Science, Economics, Demography, and Statistics. Candidates must hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in one of the aforementioned subjects or be very close to completion. (The degree must be completed by the time of admission to BAGSS. The next admission date is April 1, 2015.)
The Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS) in Germany currently invites applications for 12 doctoral fellowships (positions or scholarships with a duration of up to three years). To apply the positions, candidates must hold a Master’s degree from the fields of Sociology, Psychology, Educational Science, Political Science, Economics, Demography, and Statistics. The application deadline for the winter term 2014/15 expired on March 31.
Eligibility and Requirements
Applicants need to provide a research proposal for their doctoral dissertation project which fits thematically to at least one of the four academic pillars of BAGSS.
Applicants must have an excellent command of English. If English is not your native tongue, you need to supply proof of proficiency.
BAGSS is firmly committed to the goal of diversity and equal opportunities. It emphatically encourages applications by women. The University of Bamberg is a certified family-friendly university which offers comprehensive advice on reconciling family and work life
BAGSS invites applications from exceptionally qualified graduates in Sociology, Psychology, Educational Science, Political Science, Economics, Demography and Statistics or closely related fields. For more information about BAGSS, eligibility and
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All documents, except for the letters of recommendation, need to be submitted as a single PDF (max. 30 MB) with the documents arranged in exactly the above order (1. cover letter, 2. CV, 3. one-page abstract, 4. research proposal, 5. academic degree certificates and university grade transcripts, 6. statement on knowledge of research methods, 7. (if applicable) evidence that external funding has been granted). A free software for creating PDFs and merging them into a single document is available externer Link folgt here. Please use your surname to name your application file (SURNAME.pdf; make sure to avoid special characters).
Letters of recommendation: please ask your referees to send a scan of their signed letters directly to us (admissions.bagss(at)uni-
The winter term 2014/15 expired on March 31. A new application period for the summer term 2015 will start on July 1, 2014.
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