12/02/2018

Georgian-German Cotutelle-based "Lehmann-Haupt International Doctoral Programme"

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Ilia State University
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Georgia
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
  • DEADLINE DATE
    09/03/2018
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    First Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)

Outline

The transdisciplinary “Lehmann-Haupt International Doctoral Programme” is a joint project between Ilia State University Tbilisi (ISU) and Georg-August-University of Göttingen (UGOE) which gives 12 Ph.D. students from various scientific fields the opportunity to pursue their doctoral projects within a structured Cotutelle-based framework and obtain a Ph.D. degree by each of the two universities (double degree). The Ph.D. students will conduct their research at both universities.

What is funded

The PhD students will each receive a maintainance stipend, as well as funding for research activities and conference travel in support of their doctoral project. The individual funding will last for the entire duration of the programme.

Duration

From April 2018 to December 2021.

Eligibility

  • Master’s degree (preferably in the chosen discipline or related fields) or equivalent academic qualification enabling to doctoral studies in the country, in which the academic degree/qualification was awarded.
  • English language proficiency of at least B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and capability of conducting doctoral studies and thesis writing in English.
  • Full-Time Commitment: Only candidates who will devote their full time to their Ph.D. project will be admitted to the programme. In return for the full scholarship the programme’s participants are expected not to seek additional non-academic employment alongside their Ph.D. project.
  • Please check the relevant Call for Applications for particular eligibility criteria.