Postgraduate Fellowships at Berlin University of Arts in Germany, 2019

Application Deadline:  September 1, 2018

The Graduate School in the Postgraduate Forum of the Berlin University of the Arts is a postgraduate and international qualification programme. It provides support to highly qualified graduates in all disciplines who have already developed their own artistic and creative positions. The fellowship is intended to enable a postgraduate project to be performed and completed within the term of the fellowship. The project proposal flows into the Postgraduate Forum programme as well as into the study programme of the Graduate School.

Programme: Postgraduate Fellowship

Place of Study: Germany

Number of Fellowships: 4

Value: The amount of the fellowship is 1,365 euros per month plus 103 euros for material resources.

Eligible Countries: EU students are eligible to apply

Eligibility:

Applicants must present the following requirements:
• an above-average higher education degree (equivalent to the Master Degree or German “Diplom”) or an outstanding artistic aptitude and particular specialist skills, which must be demonstrated with at least three years’ successful professional practice.

• an outstanding project proposal with a focus on an exchange with other artistic and academic disciplines, which can be implemented within two years and the complexity of which corresponds to the standards of an independent development project

Application: 

(1) Applicants must fulfil the following conditions: 1. an above-average higher education degree (equivalent to the Master Degree or German “Diplom”) or who possess outstanding artistic aptitude and particular specialist skills, which must be demonstrated with at least three years’ successful professional practice, 2. an outstanding project proposal with a focus on an exchange with other artistic and academic disciplines can be implemented within two years and the complexity of which corresponds to the standards of an independent development project.
(2) The application process takes place across three phases.
1. In the first phase the applicant submits the following documents:
– completed application form,
– curriculum vitae in tabular form,
– letter of motivation in which the applicant, inter alia, describes how their professional career to date could benefit from a positive funding decision,
– project description (1-2 DIN A4 pages in length), – copy of the certificate of the higher education degree (equivalent to a Master Degree of German “Diplom”) or proof of outstanding artistic aptitude and particular specialist skills demonstrated with at least three years’ successful professional practice evidenced in the form of qualification certificates or similar documents. The Jury inspects the application documentation and selects a group of the most suitable applicants for the second phase of the application process. 2. In the second phase the applicant submits the following additional documents in triplicate:
– copy of the higher education degree certificate (one certified copy and two ordinary copies),
– detailed project description (5 to max. 10 DIN A4 pages),
– evidence of artistic practice and project experience,
– other professional career documentation, where relevant,
– details of times of availability during the term of the fellowship,
– remarks regarding a teaching format planned at the University of the Arts,
– naming of possible co-operation partners for the project,
– project-related letter of recommendation from a university lecturers or a personality from a discipline material to the project,
– preliminary schedule, costs and financing plan for the project (each max. 1 DIN A4 page), – where relevant, evidence of special accolades and prizes, other knowledge as well as reports and proofs of any current societal, higher education policy, ecological, social and other commitments and evidence concerning special social, familial or personal circumstances. The Jury inspects the application documentation and selects a group of the most suitable applicants for the third phase of the application process. 3. In the third phase the most suitable applicants are invited to selection interviews. The Jury selects the fellows from among the interview candidates.
(3) The subsequent submission of individual proofs is not permitted. This does not include the higher education degree certificate, the scheduled completion of which is credibly proven during the 1st phase and Statute for Awarding Fellowships for the Graduate School, 9 July 2015 / Page 4 of 6
which can be submitted up to the 2nd phase. If the submitted documents were not issued in German or English, they must be translated into German.

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