How to Apply for the Adjunct PhD Program

Open Calls


We are currently accepting applications to the BIGSSS Adjunct PhD Program starting in February 2021. The deadline for applications is the 30th November 2020..

 

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 via email. 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.

Please submit applications in one single PDF file. 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 read the admissions guidelines carefully and submit an application in one single PDF file via email to admissions-officer@bigsss-bremen.de.

Equal Opportunities at BIGSSS

BIGSSS welcomes diversity and promotes equal opportunities.