ProLit PhD Program in Literature

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Applications are invited from highly qualified graduate students with experience in their field of work. International applications are welcome.

Application Deadlines:

The next deadline for applications is December 1, 2019.
Application Requirements:

University degree graded above average (Magister Artium, diploma, Master of Arts “with thesis” etc. in one of the subjects related to the program).

A solid knowledge of German (at least level B2) is also an application requirement for the PhD Program.

Selection Procedure:

Applicants will be selected on the basis of their application documents. Final acceptance of pre-selected applicants takes place after an academic discussion with a selection panel.

Selection criteria are the quality of the dissertation project, academic qualifications, co-operative and communicative skills, as well as the willingness and ability to work on interdisciplinary, theoretical and methodological problems according to the aims of the PhD program.

Application Process:

Please use our online application tool on the German application page.