Additional Requirements for the specific call for PhD scholarship applications:
-> Applicants for the Specific Call follow the same requirements as described below for an Open Topic application, except:
Application deadline is November 3, 2019, to be sent via email (all application documents in one pdf file) to the ifgi secretariat, firstname.lastname@example.org. As for application and selection procedures, please see the respective sub-section of this website with its specific additions for the call for PhD scholarship applications.
Requirements for Open Call applications:
Applications must be submitted via E-Mail to the targeted supervisor any time (no deadline). Applicants must provide the following documents in ONE PDF-Document as an attachment to this E-Mail:
- A written statement of both general interest in the programme in particular interest in research position (maximum 2000 characters).
- A short dissertation proposal, (up to two pages) addressing a topic in one of the research areas.
- A European format CV (see template), including social and multi-cultural competencies.
- Degree certificates (Bachelor, Master, or other), including certified transcripts of grades
- Certificate of English language proficiency, TOEFL 550 paper-based or equivalent (e.g., IELTS Academics 6.5; a previous Bachelors or Masters program entirely taught in English (to be documented);, or English as mother tongue.).
- Publications (where applicable).
- Other relevant qualifications (where applicable).
- Please provide in an additional document contact details of three referees, whom we could contact regarding your professional/academic background and skills
- eMail address
- telephone number
- Proof of nationality including portrait photo.
All documents must be provided in either German or English languages, along with certified translations of all official documents. For the E-Mail submission only digital versions are required. In case of being invited to a personal interview, original paper versions will have to be provided at the interview.
Before submitting your application to the Graduate School, please carefully consider the following questions.
- Does your application address the call? If dissertation topics are mentioned in the call, have you specifically addressed one of those topics?
- Does your proposal clearly emphasise a problem statement, research questions or challenges, and ideas for methods?
- Is your motivation letter specific to this graduate school and to your potential advisor?