University of Bamberg Social Science Award for International doctoral researchers 2020

The University of Bamberg is awarding graduate scholarship opportunities to top-achieving international doctoral researchers. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide doctoral scholars with an outstanding, supportive environment for learning, research and caerer development.

The Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences was established in 2010 to create an innovative working and learning environment for exceptionally qualified doctoral researchers.


Application Deadline: February 15, 2020

Degree Level: Graduate program

Field: Social Sciences

Value: The amount will vary according to the program

Place of Study: Germany

Nationality: International students

Number of Scholarships: 2


Eligible Countries: All countries

Program: The Bamberg Scholarship welcomes applications from international applicants in the following fields: Sociology, Pschology, Educational Science, Political Science, Labour and Educational Economics, Demography and Statistics.


All documents need to be submitted as a single PDF (max. 30 MB).

In this single PDF, you must arrange your documents in the following order:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Abstract
  • Research Proposal
  • Work Schedule
  • Scans of school leaving certificate, university transcripts and degree certificates
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Short self-written statement about your knowledge of the German language
  • Statement of knowledge of social science research methods
  • Privacy Policy Agreement (for download see application materials)

Two letters of recommendation need to be sent by your recommenders to us via post, in a sealed envelope; see section “What application materials are required?”. The recommendation letters should not be included in the PDF file which you upload.

Please submit the completed file using our online application form here.


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