Tailored opportunities: 45 Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) PhD Scholarships in Germany

What?

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students. Course level is PhD and the study will be given at University of Mannheim. The field study include center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB) such as Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Operation Management and Taxation. Center of Doctoral Studies in Economics (CDSE) that is Economics, and Center for Doctoral Studies in Social Sciences (CDSS) including Psychology, Sociology and Political Science.

Who?

International applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

What is required?

  • Master’s degree (research oriented) or excellent Bachelor’s degree in the respective field
  • Letter of motivation explaining why you want to join one of our programs
  • Two letters of recommendation from university professors
  • Test scores Business Program: GMAT or GRE (preferably GMAT) Economics Program: GRE Social Sciences Program: TOEFL
  • Writing sample (e.g. a paper you have written during your studies)

Benefits?

The scholarship comprises a monthly living allowance of 1200 Euros.

When?

Deadline: 31 March 2018

 More information about the application:

https://gess.uni-mannheim.de/?utm_source=sclrship.com

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Tailored opportunities: Four Doctoral Positions in Germany

What?

The interdisciplinary Research Training Group (RTG) 1808 “Ambiguity – Production and Perception” Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen offers a PhD Position (TV-L E13, 65%). The maximum period of employment is three years. Females are particularly encouraged to apply. The required field includes Language and Cultural Studies, Law, Economics, and Social Sciences and Arts, Music and Sport.

What is required?

The discipline of the applicants consist of English Literary Studies, English Linguistics, German Literary Studies, German Linguistics (including Psycholinguistics), Legal Studies, Classical Philology, Cognitive Modelling; Psychology, General Rhetoric, Romance Linguistics, Protestant Theology (New Testament). Doctoral students are expected to contribute to the interdisciplinary activities of the RTG, including the TInCAP database of ambiguity phenomena.

Application procedure?

Applications should be either in German or English and should include cover letter, a research proposal (maximum 5 pages), signed CV, University degrees and transcripts of individual grades as well as one letter of recommendation and the names and email addresses of two further referees (university professors) are to be sent in digital form (one pdf document) by November 30, 2017, under the reference RTG “Ambiguity: Production and Perception” to the speaker of the

RTG, Professor Matthias Bauer: m.bauer@uni-tuebingen.de. Job interviews for successful candidates will be held in Tübingen. For information on the application procedure, please contact inken.armbrust@uni-tuebingen.de.

Benefit of the position?

Doctoral students will enjoy excellent conditions in an interdisciplinary environment and will participate in a systematically structured curriculum, comprising project-oriented guidance in small teams as well as activities of the entire Research Training Group, including a practice-based programme. The PhD Students will be employed through the central administration of the University of Tübingen.

When?

Application deadline: Thursday, November 30, 2017

More information about the application can be found here:

http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/forschung/forschungsschwerpunkte/graduiertenkollegs/grk-1808-ambiguitaet-produktion-und-rezeption/ausschreibung.html

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Tailored opportunities: Free online course (with certificate) on Information Literacy and Access to Global Research in Agriculture

What ?

the AGORA Team is pleased to offer an online course for AGORA (Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture), one of the four programmes of Research4LifeThe online course – provided by the Partnerships and South-South Cooperation Division (DPS) at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN).   The course will help you improve your competence and ability in accessing relevant and timely global online resources in agricultural research.

Who?

The course targets researchers, academics, research officers, librarians, IT specialists, other practitioners and students from AGORA eligible institutions in eligible countries. Anyone working or studying in agricultural and related sciences can apply for the course. Priority is given to anyone from Research4Life eligible countries, Group A and Group B respectively.

How?

By submitting this online form, applicants DECLARE that their supervisor/manager/the person – to whom they report at their workplace – approves their participation in the “Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture” Online Course and allows them to dedicate about 15 hours in total during the two weeks of the course.

When?

The online application form will be available until 8 October 2017

For detailed information on this opportunity, visit this link.

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Tailored opportunities: IUFRO Young scientists initiative- Short research visit to European Institutions

What?

The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) will offer up to five grants of up to EUR 5 000 annually for Short Scientific Visits specifically for Early Career Scientists affiliated with IUFRO Member organisations. These Visits will provide a unique opportunity for young scientists from Africa, Asia and Latin America to visit a European forest research organisation and conduct a scientific collaboration with a young scientist from the respective host organisation.

PS. The Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization is the only Ethiopian Institution which is a member of IUFRO. You can register your organization Here  

Who?

Young scientists whose institution is a member of the IUFRO. Check if your organization is a member here 

What?

First identify a host organization at an European institute, get the invitation/ acceptance letter. Prepare a short summary of your proposed activities at the host organization, get this approved by the host organization. Prepare a short (3 minute) video explaining what you will be doing at your host organization. Finally get an endorsement from your current employer.

When?

Applications are due on 31 December 2017

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Tailored opportunities: Master’s Degree scholarship in the University of Bonn, Germany

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What?

The University of Bonn in collaboration with the United Nations university institute for environment and human security is offering a full funded scholarship for students from developing countries to attend Master’s Program in Germany.

What are the eligible fields?

  • Geographical approaches to risk, vulnerability and resilience
  • New approaches to development geography Earth system science.
  • Qualitative & Quantitative Methods, as well as GIS & Remote Sensing Social-ecological systems, Risk & Technology.
  • Risk management and governance, forecast & prediction.
  • Disaster management, disaster risk reduction (DRR) and humanitarian response.

Who?

  • Graduated no more than 5 years ago
  • Two years of practical experience in a field related to the study program
  • Aiming at a career as practitioner in the field

Benefits?

  • Tuition fee
  • Living cost

How to apply?

    • Interested applicants must fill out application forms

For detailed information please visit the following link.

http://ehs.unu.edu/education/masters/international-joint-msc-programme-geography-of-environmental-risks-and-human-security.html#courses

 

Tailored opportunities: Novo Nordisk Foundation Research Centers in Copenhagen are recruiting PhD students

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What?

The four-year programme is divided into a pre-doctoral year followed by three years of PhD training at one of the four Novo Nordisk Foundation Research Centers embedded at the University of Copenhagen or the Technical University of Denmark. The centers are Danish Stem Cell Center, Center for Protein Research, Center for Biosustainability and Center for Basic Metabolic Research

Who?

International talents to come to Denmark and start their research careers

What is required?

  • Send completed application via the Novo Nordisk Foundation web-based application system before the deadline.
  • Provide two or more academic references
  • University degree from outside of Denmark that qualifies the applicant to enter a PhD in the country where the degree was obtained.
  • The applicant should have proof of English skills either of the following tests TOEFL, IELTS, GRE scores

Selection requirement

Selection is based on academic achievements, research experience, academic references and interviews. A mandatory interview visit for up to 40 shortlisted applicants comprises panel interviews, one-on-one meetings with potential supervisors, and tours of the four Novo Nordisk Foundation Research Centers, and will take place in Copenhagen in March 2018.

Benefits?

The Novo Nordisk Foundation will pay for travel and accommodation for selected applicants in association with the interview visit.

The programme offers support finding accommodation in the city centre of Copenhagen for the first year.

Full salary and tuition fee will be covered by the Novo Nordisk Foundation. Funding for the first year is awarded unconditionally to all successful applicants. Funding for the following three years is awarded conditionally, to be approved following a successful qualifying assessment at the end of the first (pre-doctoral) year. Up to sixteen positions will be funded for a programme start in September 2018. Applicants of all nationalities may be awarded funding, provided they fulfill all of the eligibility criteria.

 When?

Application round opens: Mid October 2017

Deadline for applications: 14 December 2017

Applicants can expect a reply from the review committee: February 2018

Interviews in Copenhagen: 18-21 March 2018

Enrolment: September 2018

 Questions regarding the application system: phdprogramme@novo.dk

Check the details of the call on this link: http://novonordiskfonden.dk/da/cphbiosciencephd

 

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This call opportunity was obtained from our brother Beyene Tedla, Research assistant at Pennsylvania State University

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