The BGHS Short-Term Grants

Country: Germany;

Deadline: 15.06.2011


Special conditions: doctoral students outside Germany


Bielefeld University, Germany

Scholarship / Financial aid: EUR 800 stipend per month
Date: winter and summer term
Deadline: June 15, 2011 / January 15, 2011
Open to: doctoral students outside Germany

The BGHS awards short-term grants to foreign doctoral students to fund three to four month research stays at the Graduate School. Grant-holders receive a computer work station for the duration of their stipend. The grant consists of a EUR 800 stipend per month. This amount will be supplemented by a child allowance if applicable. Upon application, travel costs can also be covered by the Graduate School.

Application deadlines are as follows:

June 15 for a stay during Winter Term
January 15 for a stay during Summer Term

Application documents

Please submit the following documents:

- Covering letter detailing your interest in researching at the BGHS (800 words max.)
- Curriculum vitae
- Research proposal on a sociological or historical question (2,000 words max.)
- Work schedule and timeframe for your stay at the BGHS
- Recommendations from two college or university professors
- Certificates of College and University degrees

We encourage candidates to make contact with research associates and professors of the Faculty of Sociology or the Department of History before their stay at the BGHS. This improves academic exchange and facilitates integration into seminars and colloquia.

Please e-mail your application documents to: . You may also contact us at this address with any further questions.

Dr. Karen Holtmann
General Management
Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS)
Bielefeld University
P.O. Box 10 01 31
33501 Bielefeld, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)521 106 6523

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