Scholarships for International PhD Students at the Graduate School of East Asian Studies
Deadline: November 30, 2015, Berlin
The Graduate School of East Asian Studies (GEAS) is calling for applications for up to 2 full scholarships for PhD students, granted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Graduate School Scholarship Programme (GSSP). GEAS is looking for highly motivated and excellent international applicants of the social sciences with a strong interest in institutional theory in East Asia.
Successful applicants will have an excellent Masters or equivalent degree (M.A. or German Magister with a grade of “very good” (A-) or better) in an East Asian Studies field or in a social science or humanities discipline with a focus on East Asia. For exceptionally talented B.A. students, Freie Universität Berlin offers the possibility of a “fast track” admission to Ph.D. programs. To qualify for this program, B.A. students need to provide evidence of an exceptional academic record during the B.A. program with an A grade point average, two letters of recommendation from well-known scholars, and successful completion of an entrance exam as required by the statute for Ph.D. programs at Freie Universität Berlin.
International applicants who have not been living in Germany for more than 15 months can apply. Candidates are selected in a multi-step process by GEAS and DAAD. The final decisions are made by the DAAD. Successful candidates will then be integrated into the GEAS PhD training programme beginning October 2016.
For further information please visit the website of the Moscow office.
PhD Scholarships at Berlin Mathematical School (BMS)
Deadline: December 1, 2015, Berlin
The Berlin Mathematical School is a joint endeavor of the mathematics’ departments at the universities in Berlin: Freie Universität, Humboldt-Universität (HU) and Technische Universität (TU). It offers an excellent doctoral program taught in English in a broad and active research environment together with mentoring programs, language courses, soft-skills seminars, funding for summer schools and conferences, a buddy program and funding for students with children.
The seven Research Areas are: Differential geometry, global analysis, and mathematical physics; Algebraic and arithmetic geometry, number theory; Probability, statistics, and financial mathematics; Discrete mathematics and combinatorial optimization; Geometry, topology, and visualization; Numerical mathematics and scientific computing; and Applied analysis and differential equations.
For further information please visit the website of the Moscow office