2 Starter Scholarships for Doctoral Candidates

The scholarships are available from 01 April 2024 for the duration of one year. We welcome applications from candidates aiming to write their doctoral thesis at the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences. The school supports scholarship holders through personal mentoring, workshops and support services. The Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences is a multidisciplinary Graduate School funded by the Bavarian State. We seek to stimulate and guide cutting-edge doctoral research on some of the most crucial challenges modern knowledge-based societies face.

We are inviting applications from highly qualified graduates from the fields of Sociology, Psychology, Educational Science, Political Science, Labour and Educational Economics, Demography and Statistics. Candidates must hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in one of the aforementioned subjects or be very close to completion.

Successful applicants will be required to take up their residence in Bamberg, a city noted for its high quality of life and great conditions for research and study. According to the Graduate School’s guidelines, Starter Scholarships amount to a monthly stipend of 1,468.00 EUR, plus other allowances. The Graduate School is committed to diversity, equal opportunities and the compatibility of family and career.

For more information, visit: https://www.uni-bamberg.de/en/bagss/application/starter-scholarships/