Doctoral Studies Programme
The doctoral programme of the Graduate School requires a dissertation on a subject from the field of tension between religion and politics. During the doctoral period, doctoral students take part in the Graduate School’s study programme, which is supervised by four mentors from different disciplines. Besides academic seminars, workshops and conferences, which are all closely related to the research programme of the Cluster of Excellence, the programme also includes workshops to impart practical professional skills for careers within and outside academia.
Professors at the Cluster of Excellence supervise the dissertation projects, with a supervisory session being held at least once per semester to discuss the progress of the project. The mentors also support the doctoral students in organizational matters relating to the completion of the dissertation. The funding period is for three years.