GIGA Fellowships for German Doctoral Students, 2014

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German Institute of Global and Area Studies is inviting applications for doctoral fellowships from April 2014 onwards at one of GIGA’s regional institutes (Africa, Asia, Latin America and Middle East). Applicants must have an excellent grade point average and a final degree (masters or equivalent) in political science/international relations, economics, history or a related discipline. The programme promotes gender equality and actively encourages applications from women. Selected student will further be granted a waiver of any fee incurring at the university from which they will receive their degrees.. The GIGA welcomes applications from prospective doctoral students to become part of our three-year structured course. Selected student will further be granted a waiver of any fees incurring at the university from which they will receive their degrees. The reconciliation of work and family life is of great importance to the institute. The GIGA promotes gender equality and actively encourages applications from women..  Fellowships are available for pursuing doctoral degree.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? Desired qualifications:
· An excellent grade point average and a final degree (masters or equivalent) in political science/international relations, economics, history or a related discipline.
· A project proposal that fits with GIGA’s research programmes. Priority will be given to those projects with a cross
· regional or a comparative area studies focus.
· Strong command of the English language
Benefits of the scholarship:  Successful applicants will be offered: -full integration into the research structure of the GIGA, -an office space, -(free) courses on methods and some selected substantive themes hosted by the GIGA, -access to all courses by the Graduate School of the WiSo-Faculty at the University of Hamburg and -the possibility to apply for additional mobility grants for field work and conference attendance. -Selected student will further be granted a waiver of any fees incurring at the university from which they will receive their degrees. Please state clearly in your application whether you would like to be considered for this fee waiver.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  Fellowships will be offered for three-years.
Number of scholarships:  Not Known

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