STIP: up to 13 PhD Grants at “International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture” (Univ. Giessen)

The International Graduate Center for the Study of Culture (GCSC) of Justus Liebig University of Giessen, funded by the excellence cluster of the Federal Government and the individual German states, offers a PhD program of Cultural Studies for the period of three years. This includes further training for those interested in postgraduate degrees. The grant is for both academic as well as non-university careers.

The GCSC has the following research focus*:

  • Research Area 1: Cultural Memory Studies
  • Research Area 2: Cultural Narratologies
  • Research Area 3: Cultural Transformation and Performativity Studies
  • Research Area 4: Visual and Material Culture Studies
  • Research Area 5: Media and Multiliteracy Studies
  • Research Area 6: Cultural Identities
  • Research Area 7: Global Studies and Politics of Space
  • Research Area 8: Cultures of Knowledge, Research and Education

GCSC currently has 5 additional areas of “emerging topics”, to advance, broaden and link the cultural sciences with other disciplines and engage with a wider public outside the academic world. These areas of intersection are:

  • migration
  • economy
  • ecology
  • life sciences
  • religion
  • law

Possible languages of your project are German and English.

Please send your application to GCSC by Feb 1, 2017, following these guidelines GCSC Application

Contact: Ann Van de Veire

Alter Steinbacher Weg 38
35394 Gießen
+49 6419930041
+49 6419930049

* s. dazu University of Giessen and University of Giessen Research

Reference: Bis zu 13 Promotionsstipendien “International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture” (Univ. Giessen), 01.10.2017 – 30.09.2020 Gießen, in: H-Soz-Kult (accessed 24.11.2016)