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Call for Application - PhD scholarships, The Korea-Europe Programme

News vom 16.01.2020

CfA, Institute of Korean Studies, the Korea-Europe Programme PhD scholarships

Application Period: 16 January – 24 January 2020

The Institute of Korean Studies (IKS) offers two doctoral scholarships by the Korea-Europe Programme starting in spring 2020 for one year. We welcome applications from highly qualified graduates (MA) from the field of Korean Studies with a focus on social science.

Korea-Europe Programme is a new project starting in 2020 to train the next generation of experts in Europe on affairs related to Korea, led by FU Berlin-IKS.

The project is designed to offer educational opportunities to strengthen in-depth knowledge and skills that include a broad spectrum of all aspects of Korea and enable a career in academics, business, media, international organizations and interculturally-oriented institutions. The project is composed of diverse and innovative educational programmes such as a summer school in Korea, prestigious scholars' special lectures, well-experienced experts' forums, and specific skill-focused workshops.

PhD scholarship recipients are expected to conduct their dissertation research related to the Korea-Europe programme and contribute to launching the project by doing an active role. Excellent proficient in spoken and written Korean and English are required. Highly skilled in spoken and written German is preferred.

The application period runs from 16 January 2020 to 24 January 2020. (23:59:59, Berlin)

Submit the following documents in one PDF file:

  • Research Proposal
  • Work plan and Schedule for a dissertation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Any documents certifying completed practical work (internship and so forth.)
  • University Certificates: Master’s and Bachelor’s degree certificates (or the document that serves as proof of the degree awarded). Detailed transcripts are not required.


Phone: +49 (0)30 838 63562
E-mail: hyungyung.kim[at]fu-berlin.de
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020 (23:59:59, Berlin)
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