Fellowship PhD degree in Political Science Fellowship

at Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna in Austria

Program in Political Science
Vienna, Austria
Scholarship / Financial aid: 8 fellowships of 850 Euro per month offered
Date: three-year postgraduate program
Deadline: 31st May 2010
Open to: see Eligibility

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The Department of Political Science, Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, offers a three-year postgraduate program aiming to explore the logic of political contestation in this setting of increasingly interwoven levels of governance.

The students are required to develop and carry out a PhD project on an issue related to the theme of the program. In addition to proposals addressing the multi-level nature of political contestation in contemporary Europe. The comparative projects focusing on politics at either the EU or the domestic levels alone are also accepted.

Eligibility

applicants with Master’s degree in Political Science or other disciplines relevant to the program (degrees should be received by October 2010); excellent command of the English language is essential since the working language of the program is English.

Scholarship

  • Successful candidates will have access to fully-equipped office space at the institute and enjoy the full range of IHS support services;
  • 8 fellowships of 850 Euro per month (tax-free), but participation in the program is also possible for a limited number of additional students with alternative sources of funding.

Application procedure

All interested interetsed applicants should submit:

  1. the application from;
  2. the motivation letter;
  3. a current curriculum vitae;
  4. a dissertation outline (6-10 pages);
  5. scans of relevant academic certificates (BA, MA, MSc, Diploma etc.).

All the mentioned documents need to be submitted to the Department’s administrative manager Elisabet Torggler by Apply now.

The closing date is 31st May 2010. Interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place in mid-June 2010.


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