Research Fellowships, International PhD Students at IEG, Germany, 2014

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Scholarship Description:

Research Fellowships, International PhD Students at IEG, Germany, 2014 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

The Leibniz-Institute of European History (IEG) is offering research  fellowships in history, theology and other historical subjects. These  fellowships are awarded for PhD students to pursue their individual  research projects up to 12 months and for a research stay in  Mainz for at least 6 months. Applicants of any national background can  apply for these fellowships. Applicants should not have pursued their  PhD-work for more than three years when taking up the fellowship and should  have a sufficient command of German so as to participate in discussions at the  Institute. The application deadline is August 9th, 2013.

Study Subject (s): Fellowships are awarded in history,  theology and other historical subjects. Course Level: Fellowships  are available for PhD students to pursue their individual research  projects. Scholarship Provider: The Leibniz-Institute of European  History (IEG) Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility: Applications are invited from doctoral candidates of any  national background. Applicants must have a first degree in history, theology or  another historical subject. They should not have pursued their PhD-work for more  than three years when taking up the fellowship. PhD-theses continue to be  supervised and are completed under the auspices of the fellows’ home  universities. Fellows are obliged to register officially in Mainz and to reside  and take part in events at the Institute. They should have a sufficient command  of German so as to participate in discussions at the Institute. Fellows are not  permitted to undertake paid work while receiving the IEG-scholarship.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International  students can apply for these fellowships.

Scholarship Description: The  IEG awards research fellowships for international junior scientist in history,  theology and other historical subjects. The IEG promotes research on the  historical foundations of Europe from the early modern period to contemporary  history, particularly their religious, political and social dimensions. Projects  dealing with European communication and transfer processes as well as projects  focusing on questions related to theology, church history and intellectual  history are particularly welcome.

Duration of award (s): Research fellows live and work for at  least 6 months and up to 12 months at the Institute in Mainz and can pursue  their individual PhD-project.

What does it cover? Funding is € 1.200/month. They are also  invited to collaborate with the academic staff of the IEG, according to their  particular fields and interests. The Institute’s specialist library and the  wider academic infrastructure of Mainz are available to them for their  research.

How to Apply: Please send your application via e-mail  ( to: Institute for European History. Please attach (as one  file) the application form including - a curriculum vitae -a brief  description of the PhD-thesis with a detailed -working plan and  schedule -for the intended stay at the Institute (5–6 pages, up to 1.500  words) -a list of publications (if available) -the name and contact  details of an external academic -expert not affiliated to the applicant’s  institution (who may be contacted by the IEG only) In addition, please  direct prior to the application deadline via air mail: -copies of university  transcripts -two expertise on the proposed research project by  two -senior academic scholars (in sealed envelope or to be sent directly by  the referee to the IEG) – general letters of recommendation will not be  accepted.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications must be posted by  August 9th, 2013.

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Degree Level:

Research Fellowships, International PhD Students at IEG, Germany, 2014 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.


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