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CGES PhD Fellowship Programme 2016

CGES announces the PhD Fellowship Programme for 2016.

Programme goal: financial and organizational support of young scholars at the early stages of their scientific careers allowing them to focus on their research work.

Target group: PhD students of St. Petersburg universities, whose dissertations involve field research in Europe and fall within key CGES research areas

In line with writing dissertations at their home universities and working with their PhD advisors, the CGES PhD Fellows will: 

• get a 500 EUR grant each month and 1000 EUR/year for academic mobility for 1 to 3 years (based on annual performance evaluation)
• receive advisory and organizational support from scientific consultant at CGES
• engage in CGES international research projects in teams involving junior and experienced scholars from leading foreign and Russian universities / research centers
• join and conduct own field research in Europe
• participate in international scientific events in Russia and Europe
• take part in international exchange and mobility programmes of CGES in St Petersburg and Bielefeld, as well as in other Russian and European universities and research centers
• publish internationally
• participate in organizing CGES events
• use a work place in CGES St Petersburg office (SPbSU main campus)
• have full access to CGES and SPbSU libraries.

Good command of English is mandatory.

Selection basis: application package (the list of documents is provided in the attached pdf-file), PhD project presentation and interview.

The applications should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. until November 14 2016.

More details: in the pdf-file attached.

CGES PhD Fellowship Programme Description (in English)