STIP: Promotionsstipendien an der Universität St Andrews (GB) (23.11.2020)

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The School of Modern Languages, University of St Andrews, welcomes PhD applications in a wide range of research areas including German. 

With 46 research-active members of staff in Arabic & Persian, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish and Comparative Literature, the School of Modern Languages has a vibrant research culture which spans a wide range of national cultures and cross-disciplinary themes including:

• creativity and performance

• history, politics and society

• medieval and early modern studies

• medical humanities and cultures of science

• postcolonial and transnational studies

• translation studies and linguistics

• gender and sexuality studies

• memory studies.

In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 the School was ranked first in Scotland in terms of its publications with over 70% of its outputs rated either world-leading or internationally excellent.

To find out more about our research, please visit:

To learn more about potential supervisors and their areas of expertise, please visit:

We warmly invite expressions of interest from students planning to apply to the Scottish Graduate School in Arts and Humanities ( Proposals submitted by 23rd November 2020 will be considered for submission to the SGSAH AHRC PhD scholarships competition. The application process involves several stages and we recommend that you contact us as early as possible to discuss your ideas.

Other sources of funding for which applications may be considered include: Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities, Carnegie PhD Scholarships, and the School of Modern Languages PhD scholarship. A limited number of competitive fee waivers are also available.

To find out more about funding opportunities, please go to:

To discuss potential applications and find out about the support we can give applicants, as well as for advice on expertise available in the School and enquiries about self-funded projects, please contact Prof. Bettina Bildhauer in the German Department, or Dr Elodie Laügt at



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