Aarhus BSS Graduate School now offers a number of fully-funded PhD scholarships within Political Science with expected start-up September 1st 2018.
The call is open until April 9 2018, at this website, where you can also read more about Aarhus BSS Graduate School and find the application guide.
The program is a three-year program focused on writing the dissertation with some course work and teaching obligations for two semesters. A research stay at a different university for a minimum of three months is also mandatory. All students are assigned two supervisors who provide intensive guidance. If you are admitted to the program, you are automatically awarded a full scholarship including tuition for the entire three-year program, and you become a Danish government employee. Funding for conference participation, summer schools, research stay at a different institution, and field work is also available.
Qualifications: You need a master’s degree in Political Science or a similar field. The originality and feasibility of the research proposal submitted with the application play a central role in the decision of which students to admit to the program.
The Department of Political Science at Aarhus University is a well-known, large and diverse department. With around 90 faculty members and 50 PhD students, the department covers all subjects within the field of political science and offers a lively and ambitious research and teaching environment. Members of the faculty are also very well-connected to major research environments in Europe and North America. Learn more at http://ps.au.dk/en/
Aarhus University is a research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education. Over the course of the past decade, the university has consolidated its position in the top 100 on the most influential rankings of universities world-wide. Learn more at www.au.dk/en. Aarhus University also provides institutional support for foreign students. Learn more at http://ias.au.dk/international-academic-staff-ias/