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Call for Applications: BIGSAS-PhD-Scholarships for Women from the African Continent DAAD Graduate School Scholarship Programme 2020

Deadline: 09 February 2020

The Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies, BIGSAS, invites outstanding female scholars from the African continent to join an international community of scholars working in the field of African Studies. The scholarship periods begin in October 2020 (including an intensive German language course starting in April or June 2020).

BIGSAS provides a centre for creative and innovative PhD training based on the inter- and multi-disciplinary research environment of the Institute of African Studies, IAS, at the University of Bayreuth, and the Cluster of Excellence ‘Africa Multiple: Reconfiguring African Studies’.

The Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies is awarding two scholarships within the Graduate School Scholarship Programme (GSSP) provided by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). For these BIGSAS will nominate candidates with excellent track records, who have successfully passed the application procedure of the graduate school.

Applicants must have a very good Master’s Degree in one of the disciplines represented at the graduate school. The Master’s Degree must have been obtained within the last six years.
Applicants should not have been in Germany for more than twelve months. Applications may be submitted in German, English or French, the working language of BIGSAS is English.

The final selection will be made by the DAAD.

For more information on your application please refer to: www.bigsas.uni-bayreuth.de/en/phd_programme/application/index.html and www.daad.de/go/en/stipa57034100
Deadline: 09 February 2020

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