Call for Applications: MA and PhD Scholarships in Medieval Studies at Central European University

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Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
January 30, 2020
Location: 
Austria
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Philosophy

The Department of Medieval Studies at the Central European University is pleased to announce its call for applications for graduate programs offering tuition waivers and scholarships for the majority of students: 

  • 1-year MA in Late Antique, Medieval and Early Modern Studies (10 months, 12-14 students admitted / year)

  • 2-year MA in Comparative History: Late Antique, Medieval and Renaissance Studies in collaboration with the Department of History (20 months, 10-12 students/year)

  • 2-year MA in Cultural Heritage Studies (20 months, 8-10 students/year) 

  • PhD in Late Antique, Medieval and Early Modern Studies (3 to 6 years, 5-6 students / year)

We provide comparative and multi-disciplinary postgraduate education on all aspects of the history and

culture of the period between c.300 and c.1600, including the following fields of study:

• Archaeology

• Art history

• Environmental and landscape studies

• Hagiography and religious studies

• Late Antique and Byzantine studies

• Manuscript studies and palaeography

• Material culture

• Medieval Judaism

• Ottoman studies

• Philosophy and theology

• Political history and political thought

• Social and economic history

• Urban history

 

Multi-disciplinary research 

We host innovative research units, such as the Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, the Medieval Central Europe Research Network (MECERN) or the Center for Religious Studies. Students also have the opportunity to specialize in fields like Jewish studies and political thought. https://medievalstudies.ceu.edu/non-degree-specializations

Vienna / Budapest: Old and New Campus Work Together

CEU is a graduate English-language university in Vienna. While the mandatory teaching will take place there, we are also considering to offer research possibilities and optional teaching in Budapest during the academic year. Please signal in your application material if you would be interested in activities in Budapest.

Free source language courses 

Our Source Language Teaching Group offers students year-round courses in less commonly taught languages, including Arabic, Greek, Turkish, Latin, Syriac, Hebrew, Armenian, Old Georgian, Ottoman, Old Church Slavonic and Persian, to help students get first-hand access to key research sources. https://sourcelanguages.ceu.edu/

Flexible funding options

CEU is committed to attracting talented students and scholars from around the world and offers a variety of merit-based scholarships and tuition awards available to students from any country. https://www.ceu.edu/financialaid

Application

Learn about our admissions process, deadlines and requirements at www.ceu.edu/apply. Deadline for applicants to master’s and doctoral programs who wish to be considered for CEU financial aid: January 30, 2020.

Questions?

Ask about our programs by contacting us at  medstud@ceu.edu or  through our inquiry form: http://sits.ceu.edu/urd/sits.urd/run/siw_ipp_lgn.login?process=siw_ipp_enq&code1=AUMEDS&code2=&code4=IPR_UDF1=CFAREC1617MEDS

Contact Info: 

Department of Medieval Studies,

Central European University

1051 Budapest, Nádor u. 9.

tel.: +36-1-327-3002