30 PhD stipends for Human Development,Germany

Grants of 1200 Euro per month will be provided for two years with the option of extension for a third year. Eligible candidates must hold an outstanding university degree in a field relevant to the multidisciplinary theme of “Human Development in Landscapes”.

Deadline: 07/01/2010
Open to: scholars worldwide
Scholarship: 1200 per month

The graduate programme is jointly offered by scholars of Humanities, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, and Social and Life Sciences. Excellent infrastructure at Kiel University allows the realization of innovative research ideas. An interdisciplinary orientation of PhD projects under the themes “Society and Reflection”, “Social Space and Landscape”, “Mobility, Innovation and Change” is encouraged, and supervision will be provided at an interfaculty level.

Candidates are invited to submit proposals for PhD research projects addressing one of the following:

* The general themes of the Graduate School: “Society and Reflection”, “Social Space and Landscapes”, “Mobility, Innovation and Change” (10 open stipends). Please submit a proposal describing the research project (8 pages maximum).

* Identities, boundaries, conflicts, and mobilities in past societies | Past strategies of land-use management | Energy balances of past societies | Islands: Identities, social space and landscape | Past settlement areas: Population, environment, perception | Landscape change: Human vs. natural processes (10 stipends). Please submit an outline of your intended research project no longer than 4 pages.

Applications including a curriculum vitae, copies of credentials, two letters of reference, and an outline of the proposed PhD research project in English should be submitted before January 7th 2010 to the coordinator of the Graduate School:

Prof. Dr. Johannes Müller
Institut für Ur-und Frühgeschichte
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
D-24098 Kiel

More info HERE

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