Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies, PhD Scholarships for Non-German Citizens, 2019


Scholarship Description: The new CfA, Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies, PhD scholarship is now available on offer from October 2019 for three or four years (subject to a satisfactory annual progress review). This call is open for Non-German Citizens..

For this PhD scholarship, candidates must hold an outstanding Master’s degree, or equivalent degree, in one of the aforementioned subjects or be very close to completion.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.

Available Scholarship: Two doctoral scholarships are available.

Application deadline: December 1, 2018

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Scholarship Benefits: Free scholarship

Eligibility Nationality: This call is open for Non-German Citizens.

Available/Related Courses: PhD scholarship is awarded to research and complete a doctorate within the “Languages and Cultures of the Silk Road” program at the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS).

Scholarship Requirements: The call is open only to applicants

  • Who are not German citizens
  • Who have not resided in Germany continuously for longer than 12 months as of the application deadline
  • Their last final exam (M.A.) should have taken place no longer than 5 years and 9 months ago

Application Procedure: Candidates must send their application before December 1st, 2018 to

The application procedure takes place in two stages:

  • 1) Candidates submit their applications, including the documents mentioned above, to
  • 2) Short-listed candidates are invited for an interview (on Skype) within two months of the
    application deadline.

Note: If you have been selected for a scholarship by BerGSAS you will be required to upload your application to the DAAD submission system. BerGSAS will prepare a shortlist, while DAAD will make the final choice. Admission to studies and receiving of a scholarship is based on assessments by both the hosting university and DAAD.



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