Applications are invited for University of Basel Scholarships which are open to international students. These 1-year starter scholarships are intended for graduates who are interested in carrying out research within the fields of study represented at the Basel Graduate School of History (BGSH).
The purpose of the scholarships is to support students during the starting phase of their doctorate.
The Basel Graduate School of History is the doctoral programme of the Department of History at the University of Basel. It offers a structured graduate studies programme in historical sciences, aimed at successfully attaining doctoral degrees.
Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing doctoral programme.
Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded to carry out research within the fields of study represented at the Basel Graduate School of History.
Scholarship Benefits: The Basel Graduate School of History offers a structured graduate studies programme in history within an intellectually inspiring environment. Doctoral students at the BGSH benefit from a rich scolarly exchange, joint workshops and research seminars, and a vast international and interdisciplinary network. Moreover, the BGSH offers further instruments to pursue your doctoral project and supports the realization of own scholarly events. The 1-year scholarship amounts to CHF 30,000 and is paid in two tranches (with intermediate evaluation).
Eligibility: The scholarships are intended for graduates who hold a Master’s degree or an equivalent qualification in History, and who are interested in carrying out research within the fields of study represented at the Basel Graduate School of History. A high level of motivation is expected, with the ability to carry out a research project independently over the course of several years as an active member of the BGSH, and to contribute to academic debates both within and outside the Department of History.
Eligible Nationalities: Swiss and international students can apply for these scholarships.
Application Procedure: The application is to be submitted electronically. In addition, please email the following documents to the coordinator at the Basel Graduate School of History, Dr. Roberto Sala (roberto.sala-at-unibas.ch)
- Covering letter
- CV (including a list of publications, where applicable)
- Outline of the dissertation project (max. 3 pages)
- Degree certificate
- One or two text samples (incl. master thesis or equivalent)
Application Deadline: The application deadline is November 6, 2016.