Berlin Doctoral Fellowship in the Social Sciences
By Zoe Morrison
3 December, 2012
The Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (IDHR) enjoys international linkages with several institutions, including Germany's leading social science research institute, the WZB. IDHR has a PhD collaboration agreement with the WZB in support of short-term visits by doctoral students at the University of Sydney in any field of the social sciences.
Information on WZB can be found here: WZB: http://www.wzb.eu/en
The fellowships allow for a contribution of up to $5,000 towards airfare and living costs for a three-month period at WZB. The fellowships are tenable between mid-April and mid-July 2013. If successful in obtaining a fellowship, you will be asked to submit a follow-up report on your research.
Applications for 2013 open on the 4th December 2012 and will close Wednesday 20th February 2013. Successful applicants will be notified by Tuesday 5th March 2013.
Before making an application for a fellowship, consult with your supervisor(s). Their signature is required to validate your application.
By applying, you agree to the following conditions:
- You have completed the first year of your PhD, and work on your dissertation is well under way.
- You will be based at the host institution for no less than 3 months, commencing in mid-April 2013
- Visas, accommodation and travel will be arranged solely by the successful fellowship student
- A brief research report must be submitted within 8 weeks of your return to the University of Sydney
Completed applications must be submitted electronically to email@example.com
Receipt will be confirmed by email so please submit your application form with a valid email address. Applications must be submitted in .doc, .docx or .pdf format.
Application forms are to be downloaded from here (Word file)
Visa documents, if required, are the responsibility of the applicant. The University will offer support where it is available, though it is recommended that the applicant explore visa options before submitting their application.
If you have any questions regarding the host institution or the application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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