Polish Government Scholarship Program

Posted on February 9th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Open to: applicants from Eastern Europe, Russia, countries of Central Asia and Caucasus Scholarship: monthly stipend


The Government of the Republic of Poland offers scholarships for a research stay on Polish universities to young academicians from Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia and Caucasus. Language School East was established in 1999. In the context of East European Studies. Initially only work for “Eastern Studies”, and now is also open to other interested parties as a whole school Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw.

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The following criteria must be met for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

University Diploma (4 or 5-year studies ending with a defence of a bachelor diploma or master thesis), preferably in the humanities: history,... Read More »

Corruption in Eastern/Southeastern Europe and Latin America

Posted on December 13th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: researchers from disciplines such as history, anthropology, economics, political science or sociology Venue: 29 June – 1 July 2017, IOS Regensburg, Germany Description In much of today’s media discourse, corruption serves as a short-hand explanation for almost every political problem. Low levels of development, social injustice, a lack of security or even setbacks in the struggle against terrorism – in all these fields corruption is seen as a key factor operating in the background. The social sciences, and to some degree the humanities as well, have responded to this trend by intensifying research on the topics of corruption and governance. While previous research has often been quantitative and normative, newer work takes the difficulties and complexities of transforming... Read More »

Six Doctoral Positions with Bielefeld University

Posted on November 15th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 November 2016 Open to: Applicants should hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in sociology, history, political science, social anthropology or gender studies Scholarship: 2 year part-time appointment (65% full-time equivalent, salary scale TV-L E13)

Description The Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS) is a joint institution of the Department of History and the Faculty of Sociology at Bielefeld University (Germany). The BGHS is a learning community of doctoral researchers and invites applications for six doctoral positions. The maximum duration is 3 years starting 1 April 2017. We are seeking highly motivated researchers with genuine interest in an academic environment that fosters creativity through interdisciplinary exchange. Successful candidates are expected to conduct research within the doctoral programme, and in the end... Read More »

10 PhD positions at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences

Posted on August 3rd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 September 2016 Open to: international candidates with strong academic abilities and a Master’s  degree (or equivalent) in political science, sociology, or psychology Scholarship: includes social insurance and health insurance; funds for additional research costs such as travel, conference participation, in‐ house events, and  outreach events


The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) invites applications to its PhD program BIGSSS‐departs (doctoral education in partnerships). It is part of the COFUND scheme funded by the European Commission under the Framework for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020. BIGSSS is an international Social Science inter‐university graduate school, located at the University of Bremen and Jacobs University Bremen, Germany.

The Bremen International Graduate School (BIGSSS) offers 10 Ph.D. positions in its newly launched BIGSSS-departs program  funded by the European Commission. Fellows will... Read More »

Call for Application to the International Symposium “Change”

Posted on July 5th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 October 2016 Open to: students and researchers of, as well as experts in other disciplines, such as philosophy, political science, history, anthropology, economics, ecology, geography, journalism and others Venue: 15 – 18 November 2016, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb


Sociology student’s club DISKREPANCIJA opens the application call to the international symposium “CHANGE” which will be held 15 – 18 November 2016 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb.

Change can represent a broad spectrum of phenomena. We can observe change through positive and negative impacts it has on individuals, communities and societies. Social theories, political ideologies, social movements, etc. have all dealt with encouraging, slowing down, and preventing the process of change. Besides presentations, the... Read More »

East Asia Institute Fellowship Program Open

Posted on June 21st, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 July 2016 Open to: scholars and experts with Ph.D, conducting research in the fields of political science, international relations, and sociology Fellowship: from USD 6,000 to 10,000


The East Asia Institute (EAI) based in Seoul, South Korea, invites applications for its Fellows Program on Peace, Governance, and Development in East Asia. The Fellows Program targets East Asia specialists with cutting-edge expertise in political science, international relations, and sociology for an international exchange program with the goal of encouraging interdisciplinary research with a comparative perspective in the study of East Asia. The EAI Fellows present seminars and lectures, based on an unpublished article on current issues submitted solely for the purpose of the Fellows Program, at two or more Partner Institutions in East Asia. The... Read More »

Gerda Henkel Stiftung Postdoctoral Fellowships

Posted on April 15th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 May 2016 Open to: holders of a PhD degree from outside of France Fellowship: EUR 2,000/per month, transportation


Foundation House of Human Sciences (FMSH) is delighted to offer Gerda Henkel Stiftung fellowships for Postdoctoral Research programme. The Foundation provides modern educational and research environments that will enable students and researchers to face current challenges and to focus on knowledge as a principle driving force for development.

As part of the partnership between the Gerda Henkel Stiftung and the College of Global Studies, two post-doctoral fellowships will be awarded in July 2016 for a period of 12 months, two young researchers residing outside France. The post-doctoral researchers will be welcomed as part of one of the chairs or the College of global... Read More »

Junior Expert at Contact Point for Roma and Sinti Issues/ OSCE/ODIHR

Posted on April 5th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 13 April 2016 Open to: candidates who hold completed or initiated University Degree in Sociology, Political Science or a related field and with at least 2 years of relevant working experience Remuneration: will depend on the selected consultant’s qualifications and experience


OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rightsare looking for Junior Expert who will support the activities related to gender mainstreaming in the Contact Point for Roma and Sinti Issues in Warsaw, as well as activities promoting awareness about the specific interests and needs of Roma and Sinti women. The continuation of the Roma and Sinti Youth Initiative in 2016 would provide a platform for concrete further activities in this area.

Under the general supervision of the Deputy Chief of the CPRSI, the incumbent... Read More »

Call for Papers for the Student’s Social Science Journal

Posted on March 8th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 April 2016 Open to: students enrolled in Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD studies Benefits: the paper work will be promoted and published to the Students’s Social Science Journal


The Faculty of Law at the University Goce Delcev – Stip, Macedonia, has established a “Student’s Social Science Journal” intended for students enrolled in Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD studies. The Journal is from the field of Law, Political Science and Sociology, and accepts professional and scientific papers. The languages of publication are Macedonian, English, Russian, Serbian, Croatian and Italian language.

The Student’s Social Science Journal is publishing original research papers, review papers, short communications, professional papers, presentations and book reviews in the field of teaching, scientific and application activities of the... Read More »

Summer School at University of Tuebingen, Germany

Posted on March 4th, 2016 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline:  30 April 2016 Open to: PhD students and early career researchers from social and cultural anthropology, sociology, political science, and related fields of cultural studies and social sciences Venue: 4 – 8 July 2016 at University of Tuebingen, Germany


The Summer School will take place from 4 – 8 July 2016 at the University of Tuebingen, as a cooperation between the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 923 “Threatened Order – Societies under Stress”, the Center for Gender and Diversity Research, and the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (Göttingen). The aim of the Summer School is to learn about and discuss relevant topics and academic approaches through a dialogue between different agents from the field: academics, practitioners, and refugees.

Both those people categorized... Read More »