How to Apply for the Adjunct PhD Program
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.
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
The Adjunct PhD program commences annually on February 1st and September 1st. Applicants to the Adjunct PhD Program have to submit their applications several weeks before program start. All deadlines refer to the date of receipt of the application.
The next Adjunct PhD program starts on February 1st, 2018. Application deadline is January 18th, 2018.
Candidates are asked to submit the following application materials via the online admissions system:
Application Materials for Adjunctd PhD Fellowships
1. PERSONAL INFORMATION FORM (to be completed in the online admissions system)
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 Affiliated PhD Fellowship at BIGSSS.