Post-Doctoral Research Grants in Social Sciences and Humanities

Posted on June 28th, 2017 in GrantsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Open to: international PhD students Grant: EUR 2,000 per month


As part of the partnership between the Gerda Henkel Stiftung and the Collège d’études mondiales, two post-doctoral grants will be awarded, for a period of 12 months, to two young researchers living outside of France.

The Collège d’études mondiales is a center of exchange and reflexion for researchers in the Social Sciences and Humanities. The institution faces head-on the methodological, epistemological and conceptual changes demanded of those who interpret contemporary phenomena.

These post-doctoral researchers will be received by one of the Chairs or one of the research initiatives at the Collège d’études mondiales in Paris. Hence, researches of the candidates should imperatively respond to the... Read More »

Leibniz Institute of European History Research

Posted on June 28th, 2017 in Fellowship, PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Open to: international PhD students Scholarship: EUR 1,200/month


The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) awards research scholarships and fellowships to young academics (doctoral and postdoctoral researchers) from Germany and abroad.

Funding is provided for both doctoral and postdoctoral research dealing with the religious, political, social and cultural history of Europe from the early modern period to 1989/90. Comparative, transnational and transfer-historical research projects are particularly welcome, as are projects which deal with topics of intellectual, church or theological history.

If they wish, scholarship holders and fellows can collaborate with the academic staff of the IEG in the Institute’s research areas. Each scholarship holder is assigned a contact person from among the academic staff of the IEG who can offer them advice and... Read More »

PhD Studentships in Precision Agriculture at Ghent University in Belgium

Posted on June 27th, 2017 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Open to: international students Benefits: EUR 23787 per year (EUR 1982 per month)


Ghent University is now accepting applications for fully funded 5 Ph.D. Studentships in Precision Agriculture within the Department of Soil Management, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering in Ghent University (UGent) in Belgium.  The aim of the project is to establish a research platform combining cutting-edge soil and crop sensors, modeling and system control technology for managing farm resources (seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, water, and manure) site-specifically, with the final goal of establishing a precision agriculture center in Flanders.


The candidate should fulfill the following requirements:

Have or will soon have an MSc degree in Agriculture Engineering, Biosystems Engineering, Agronomy, Mechatronics Engineering or Mechanical Engineering; Should have knowledge in the use of basic... Read More »

IPRH–Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Environmental Humanities

Posted on June 27th, 2017 in Fellowship, PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 October 2017 Open to: Ph.D in a humanities discipline between January 1, 2015 and no later than July 31, 2018 Scholarship: USD 56,650 annual stipend, a USD 5,000 research account, a modest moving allowance, and a comprehensive benefits package


Environmental Humanities pulls the energy of several discipline-centric humanistic and related movements—environmental philosophy, environmental history, ecocriticism, cultural geography, anthropology, and others—into one common conversation about the relationship between humans and non-human nature, past and present. Intensely interdisciplinary and methodologically diverse, practitioners of the environmental humanities are united by their desire to understand the human place in nature, as well as to examine critically the way people make meaning of it.

The IPRH–Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellows in Environmental Humanities will spend their two-year terms in... Read More »

Fully Funded PhD Position at KU Leuven University 2017

Posted on June 26th, 2017 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 11 September 2017 Open to: people with experience in technical aspects of multiple fields Benefits: fully funded PhD position


The Faculty of Engineering Sciences of KU Leuven University (Belgium) has an opening for a fully funded Ph.D. position with a research theme that relates to the emerging practice of:

robotic architecture; robotic fabrication; robots in architecture.

Its research requires the cross-disciplinary synthesis of knowledge from:

architectural design; human-computer interaction; robotics.

The overall aim is to develop new kinds of interfaces that facilitate the iterative design of true-size, physical objects of architectural elements via interactive robotic actuation. More specifically, new “human-prototype” interfaces that are embodied via the physical prototype itself, rather than using the common approach of 3D modeling and/or virtual simulation will be created.

The... Read More »

Funded PhD Studentship – Microbiology

Posted on June 22nd, 2017 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Open to: UK/EU candidates Scholarships: full cost of annual stipend of £14,800. There is also up to £1,000 available for other expenses


Funded Ph.D. Studentship: Microbiome characterization guides the development of novel pest control strategies: Lessons derived from F. occidental microbial symbionts.

Subject areas:

Insect symbionts; Genomics, Microbiology; Bioinformatics.

Swansea University is a UK top 30 institution for research excellence (Research Excellence Framework 2014) and has been named Welsh University of the Year 2017 by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.

Insects substantially contribute to natural and man-managed ecosystems, with both positive (e.g. plant pollination) and negative (e.g. pests and disease vectors) effects. The latter in particular has profound socio-economic implications for human health and food security. Current intensive agriculture practice relies heavily on the use of continued... Read More »

Graduate School Scholarships at Stellenbosch University

Posted on June 21st, 2017 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline:  31 July 2017 Open to: prospective students Scholarships: at least R138 000 (around EUR 9450.77) per year for three years


Stellenbosch University (Afrikaans: Universiteit Stellenbosch) is a public research university situated in Stellenbosch, a town in South Africa. Stellenbosch is jointly the oldest university in South Africa and the oldest extant university in Sub-Saharan Africa alongside the University of Cape Town which received full university status on the same day in 1918. Stellenbosch University (abbreviated as SU) designed and manufactured Africa’s first microsatellite, SUNSAT, launched in 1999.

Stellenbosch University is awarding Graduate School Scholarships to pursue doctoral programme.

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Candidates must meet the minimum criteria to be considered for a scholarship:

A candidate has to meet the minimum criteria for admission to a Ph.D. at Stellenbosch University. This requires a master’s degree in the relevant discipline or,... Read More »

Singapore Scholarships for International Students 2017

Posted on June 21st, 2017 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline:  31 July 2017 Open to:  students around the world Scholarships: SGD 3,500 for Singapore Citizens, SGD 3,200 for Singapore Permanent Residents, SGD 3,000 for International students


The National University of Singapore (Abbreviation: NUS) is an autonomous university in Singapore. Founded in 1905, it is the oldest institute of higher learning (IHL) in Singapore, as well as the largest university in the country in terms of student enrollment and curriculum offered. NUS is a research-intensive, comprehensive university with an entrepreneurial dimension.

NUS is ranked among Asia’s top two universities in both the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2018. According to the latest 2018 QS World University Rankings, NUS is placed 15th in the world and 2nd in Asia.

Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering is inviting applications... Read More »

Max-Delbruck-Centrum PhD Program 2017, Germany

Posted on June 12th, 2017 in Fellowship, PhDRespond to this post »

Deadline: July 01, 2017 Open to: applicants who work in the field of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, Cancer Biology and Immunology, Neuroscience, Developmental Biology, Medical Systems Biology and Bioinformatics, Structural Biology, Imaging and Biophysics Venue: Berlin, Germany


The MDC International PhD Program provides a framework of structured training for doctoral researchers in the areas of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, Cancer Biology and Immunology, Neuroscience, Developmental Biology, Medical Systems Biology and Bioinformatics, Structural Biology, Imaging and Biophysics.

By joining the MDC International PhD Program, you have the option to enroll in one of our specialized research schools or exchange programs (see menu on the left-hand side). The MDC is situated in Campus Berlin-Buch, a modern science and biotechnology park with a clear focus on... Read More »

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies Scholarships

Posted on June 12th, 2017 in Jobs & Internships, PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 23 July 2017 Open to: graduates with a Master’s, magister, german diploma, state examination or equivalent degree Scholarship: basic monthly stipend of EUR 1.365, plus expenses


The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies (Munich/Regensburg, Germany) calls for applications for up to 3 positions as a research assistant (PhD candidate position) – employment according to the German TV-L in part time (65 %) – and up to 3 PhD scholarships (beginning November 15, 2017).

The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies is a joint program by the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich and the Universität Regensburg. The School is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) as part of the German Excellence Initiative and started in November 2012. Research at... Read More »