PhD European Global Studies
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Basel offers a PhD course in European Global Studies.
A PhD project in European Global Studies is of special interest to young researchers who want to pursue an innovative interdisciplinary approach. As member of the Graduate Program European Global Studies, you can pursue your PhD project within the framework of a doctoral program.
For further information about and the requirements for the PhD in European Global Studies please consult the website of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (in German).
|Degree||Dr. phil. in European Global Studies|
|Institution||Faculty of the Humanities and Social Sciences (in German)|
The doctoral agreement specifies the duration of the PhD. At least 12 ECTS points need to be earned during the PhD.
|Tuition fee||CHF 350 per term*|
|Application fee||CHF 100*|
|Start of program||Autumn or spring|
Admission to the PhD program does not include a position as a research assistant or a bursary. PhD students have to organize their funding on their own or with the support of their supervisors.
|Type of programme||Individual (no mandatory graduate school, you are free to apply to join a graduate school at the University of Basel)|
|Application deadline||5 January (spring term) / 31 July (autumn term)|
|General admission rules and inscription||See Guidelines to the Doctorate (explanation of PhD regulations) and Promotionsordnung (PhD regulations, in German) of the Faculty for Humanities and Social Sciences|
|Who can supervise a PhD?|
If you are interested in a PhD, you have to contact your supervisor first and agree with him or her on the topic of the PhD. You can start your PhD only with his or her confirmation.
|Admission guidelines||The admission guidelines are regulated by the Promotionsordnung (PhD regulations, in German) of the Faculty for Humanities and Social Sciences. A Master's degree or equivalent in a subject relevant to the PhD is required. A Master's degree in European Global Studies is particularly relevant, furthermore relevant are interdisciplinary or disciplinary degrees in law, economics, political science, sociology, communication and media studies, social and cultural anthropology or ethnology, history, philosophy or other degrees with a specialisation on European or Global Studies.|
For questions regarding the regulations (esp. admission and recognition of degrees):
For questions regarding the scientific program of the PhD:
*General fees and application fees of the University of Basel, subject to modifications
The professors of the Institute for European Global Studies regularly offer research colloquia. PhD students and PostDocs of other academic disciplines interested in attending can participate upon request (only with registration).
- Colloquium PhD Project Lab (Prof. Dr. Madeleine Herren-Oesch, Prof. Dr. Ralph Weber). Information and registration: Dominique Biehl.
- Research Colloquium European Global Studies: Current Debates in History & Politics (Prof. Dr. Madeleine Herren-Oesch, Dr. Philippe Major):Information and registration: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Research Colloquium European Global Studies: Current Debates in Culture & Society (Prof. Dr. Susanna Burghartz, Prof. Dr. Ralph Weber): email@example.com.
- Working Lunches: We regularly organize internal discussions about topics in current research projects with international fellows, MA and PhD students, as well as other members of the Institute. Information and registration: firstname.lastname@example.org.