How to Apply for the Adjunct PhD Program

Open Calls

There are currently no open calls for our Adjunct PhD Program. Please check back at a later time. For questions, please contact our admissions officer at admissions-officer@bigsss-bremen.de.

 

Eligibility

Doctoral candidates who work in the Bremen Social Sciences and have a BIGSSS faculty member as supervisor are eligible for applying as BIGSSS adjunct fellow.

Please note: if you are not employed at either the University of Bremen or Jacobs University Bremen, you must first be accepted as a PhD candidate to be eligible to apply.

Their doctoral research projects should be related to one of BIGSSS' three Thematic Fields.

English language proficiency at the level of C1 is required. However, the PhD thesis may be written in English or German.

 

General Information on Application - Please read carefully

If there is a current open call for applications, you should submit an application for the Adjunct PhD Program using the online admissions system. Please refer to the call for applications to find information about application deadlines and program start dates.

You will find a list of what your application should include below.

Our online admissions system will only accept documents in pdf-format. You can download a free version of PDFCreator.

If you have any questions regarding the admissions process, please consult our Frequently Asked Questions section below after carefully reading the website or contact our Admissions Officer (admissions-officer@bigsss-bremen.de).

Application Materials for Adjunct PhD Fellowships 

1. PERSONAL INFORMATION FORM (free text - PDF)

2. CURRICULUM VITAE (free text - PDF)

3. LETTER OF SUPPORT BY FIRST SUPERVISOR (free text - PDF)

4. PRELIMINARY DISSERTATION PROPOSAL (optional, free text - PDF)

5. CERTIFICATION OF ENGLISH PROFICIENCY (optional, scan - PDF)

Please note that this is just an overview of the application materials you will need. For the detailed list of application materials with further guidelines please download the complete list of application material for an Adjunct PhD Fellowship at BIGSSS.

Online Admissions System

If you would like to apply for the BIGSSS Adjunct PhD Program, please use our online admissions system.

Equal Opportunities at BIGSSS

BIGSSS welcomes diversity and promotes equal opportunities.