Doctoral Program: Environment and Society
The doctoral program does not offer any scholarships to its participants, but can assist its students by financially supporting PhD related activities like conference participation and archival research trips.
Applicants wishing to be admitted to this doctoral program must hold a degree from a recognized university and show evidence of excellence in their chosen field of study.
The following documents should be submitted together with the application
• Curriculum Vitae with detailed information on the candidate’s academic career.
• Proof of higher education entrance qualification
• Documentation of university degree(s) held
• One copy of the Master’s thesis
• Name and address of two references (university lecturers) able to give information about the suitability and academic potential of the applicant
• Name of a member of the academic board who is prepared to supervise the applicant’s dissertational research
• List of publications, if applicable
• doctoral research proposal (summary of max. 5 pages)
• Applicants involved in collaborative research projects do not need to submit a research proposal, and should instead submit a detailed statement of purpose.
Candidates can start the program in the winter semester. The closing date for applications for the winter semester 2011/2012 is 1 May 2011.
For further information on the Environment and Society Doctoral Program, including application details and FAQ, please visit the Environment and Society Homepage.Please contact Doctoal Program Coordinator Elisabeth Zellmer, E-Mail for any questions about the program.