The Department of Political and Social Sciences has established three funds, an academic training funds, a mobility funds as well as a research pool and invites the department´s young researchers to apply for funding.
In addition to that external institutions provide us with information on their announcements of funds, colloquia, grants or vacancies they wish to share with our young scientists.
On this web page we would like to share current information on any announcement that has been brought to our attention with you.
Academic Training Funds of the Department (German/English)
This funds is aimed at
all doctoral students of our department (regardless of their employment) as well as
the junior researcher who are employed as Post-Docs with the defined goal Habilitation
who need a specific academic training in order to realize their doctoral or post-doctoral project.
Mobility Funds of the Department (German)
The department wishes to enable the budget-financed members of its young academic staff to present their papers to the audience of an international congress or conference and to ease their access to the international science community with the aid of this funds.
Research Pool of the Department (German)
Both the young researchers and the full professors of the department are invited to apply for start up financing for research initiatives, provided they are interdisciplinary and involve researchers belonging to more than one of the department´s institutes (End of current application period: July 19th, 2019).
DGVN Prize for Doctoral Theses 2019 (German)
The DGVN (United Nations Association of Germany) invite applications for their prize for outstanding doctoral theses on the foundations, institutions and areas of action of the UN system or on German UN policy (preclusive time limit: May 31st, 2019)
Gerda Henkel Foundation
The Gerda Henkel Foundation offer a variety of funding programmes suitable for political or social scientists, among them
"Democracy" (preclusive time limit: June 19th, 2019)
"Lost Cities" (preclusive time limit: June 19th, 2019)
"Security, Society and State" (preclusive time limit: November 29th, 2019)
PhD Fellowships and Post-Doc Postition in the Haifa Center for German and European Studies
The University of Haifa´s Center for German and European Studies invites applications for two PhD fellowships (three years) and one post-doc position (one year). Applicants from all sub-fields of contemporary European and German studies - social sciences, humanities, law etc. - are welcome.
(preclusive time limit: May 30th, 2019 for the PhD fellowships, April 30th, 2019 for the post-doc position)