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BIGSSS offers 10 PhD Positions for Early-Stage Researchers in the Social Sciences - apply now!

November 23, 2016

Beginning in September 2017, the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), offers an innovative PhD program in the Social Sciences. „BIGSSS-departs“ is a full-time international PhD program; fellows commit themselves to a 42-month structured curriculum, including a six-month stay abroad at one of the networks’ renowned partner institutions worldwide.

Doctoral researchers are recruited globally and will pursue a dissertation project in one of BIGSSS’ three thematic fields political science, sociology and psychology. The program is co-funded by a 1,8 Million € EU-grant. The application deadline for the BIGSSS-departs PhD program is January 31, 2017 in order to be considered for the program starting in September 2017. BIGSSS integrates excellent areas of graduate education and research at the University of Bremen and Jacobs University. Fore more information visit