May 12, 2010

Program in Political Science, Vienna, Austria

Scholarship / Financial aid: 8 fellowships of 850 Euro per month offered

Date: three-year postgraduate program

Deadline: 31st May 2010

Open to: see Eligibility

Announcement follows

The Department of Political Science, Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, offers a three-year postgraduate program aiming to explore the logic of political contestation in this setting of increasingly interwoven levels of governance.

The students are required to develop and carry out a PhD project on an issue related to the theme of the program. In addition to proposals addressing the multi-level nature of political contestation in contemporary Europe. The comparative projects focusing on politics at either the EU or the domestic levels alone are also accepted.

* applicants with Master’s degree in Political Science or other disciplines relevant to the program (degrees should be received by October 2010);
* excellent command of the English language is essential since the working language of the program is English.

* Successful candidates will have access to fully-equipped office space at the institute and enjoy the full range of IHS support services;
* 8 fellowships of 850 Euro per month (tax-free), but participation in the program is also possible for a limited number of additional students with alternative sources of funding.

Application procedure
All interested interetsed applicants should submit:
1. the application from;
2. the motivation letter;
3. a current curriculum vitae;
4. a dissertation outline (6-10 pages);
5. scans of relevant academic certificates (BA, MA, MSc, Diploma etc.).

All the mentioned documents need to be submitted to the Department’s administrative manager Elisabet Torggler at: office.pol@ihs.

The closing date is 31st May 2010. Interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place in mid-June 2010.

Email: office.pol@ihs.

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