GEARS PhD Programme for International Students in Germany 2020

The Graduate School of East Asian Studies (GEAS) is initiating a 3-year PhD programme with a regional focus on East Asian (China, Japan, Korea) beginning in October 1st, 2020. International students are eligible for the award.

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GEAS offers a social science-based, structured 3-year PhD program with a regional focus on East Asia (China, Japan, Korea). Doctoral dissertations at GEAS are expected to analyze the institutional environment of social, political, cultural and economic actors in the East Asian region

Application Deadline: November 15, 2019

SCHOLARSHIP SUMMARY

Degree Level: PhD

Field: GEAS offers a social science-based, structured 3-year PhD program with a regional focus on East Asia (China, Japan, Korea). Doctoral dissertations at GEAS are expected to analyze the institutional environment of social, political, cultural and economic actors in the East Asian region.

Value: A limited number of students researching Korea will be recommended after a positive selection to receive scholarships by Korean research foundations.

Place of Study: Germany

Nationality:International students

Number of Scholarships: Not known

ELIGIBILITY

Successful applicants will have an above average master’s degree in either area studies (Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies) or a discipline represented at the Graduate School (Political Science, Social and Cultural Anthropology, Business, Economics, Law, History, Cultural Studies, Humanities) with a focus on East Asia. The language of communication is English. Successful candidates will also have language skills in an East Asian Language (Chinese, Japanese, or Korean) at a level of B2 or higher. Doctoral students’ membership in the program is contingent upon a positive evaluation after each year of study.

APPLICATION

Applicants are required to apply online at the application portal. Note that the candidates selected for a nomination for DAAD have to submit a subsequent application to the funding organization for a final decision. We would like to ask applicants who apply for CSC at Beijing Liaison Office to also submit their application to the GEAS portal as well.

Applications should include

  • a CV
  • a letter of academic interest
  • a brief outline of the prospective dissertation topic (maximum 6 pages)
  • a schedule for the dissertation
  • and copies of certificates of your relevant degrees and language skills.

Two letters of recommendation shall be sent or uploaded directly by your referees to GEAS via the online application system before the deadline

Application Deadline: November 15, 2019

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITE

ONLINE APPLICATION

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