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3 Doctoral Scholarships in Germany (Brandenburgisches Zentrum für Medienwissenschaften • Potsdam)

Drapeau Allemagne 3 open Positions
Time Span 01 Oct 2015 for 3 years
Application Deadline 24 Aug 2015
Financing yes
Type of Position
  • PhD – Individual Supervisor
Field of Research
  • Language and Cultural Studies
Subjects Media Studies
Description The Brandenburg Center for Media Studies (Brandenburgisches Zentrum für Medienwissenschaften, ZeM) is currently in the course of formation as a joint institution of the universities and colleges of Brandenburg. The ZeM aims to stimulate the interconnections in media studies and related disciplines of the region, to increase the visibility of the diverse local activities in media research and teaching, and to develop a distinct profile for Brandenburg as a significant contributor to the field.The ZeM invites submissions for three doctoral scholarships, beginning October 1, 2015. The doctoral scholarships will run for a maximum of three years. Subject to availability of financing, one more scholarship may be awarded.

The proposed projects must be clearly related to one or more of the following research fields: a) media aesthetics and artistic practice; b) media history and cultural memory; c) digitality and materiality of media; d) media narration and media use.

Applicants are requested to submit an outline of their doctoral project (10 pages max), a CV, copies of degree certificates, and a list of publications (if applicable) before August 24, 2015 under the reference number 16/15 by mail as well as e-mail to:

Brandenburgisches Zentrum für Medienwissenschaften (ZeM)
Dr. Annemone Ligensa
Postfach 60 06 08
14406 Potsdam


Further information: or

Requirements The requirements for an application are a completed master’s degree in media studies or a closely related discipline. The doctoral work should be mainly situated at a university in Brandenburg. Regular participation and active contributions to the events of the ZeM are expected.
Working Language
  • English
  • German
Language of Dissertation
  • English
  • German
Required Documents
  • CV
  • Reports, certificates
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Research Proposal
  • List of Publication
More Information http://www.zem-brandenburg.deContact:

ZeM – Brandenburgisches Zentrum für Medienwissenschaften • ZeM – Brandenburgisches Zentrum für Medienwissenschaften
Dr. Annemone Ligensa
Friedrich-Ebert-Str. 4
14467 Potsdam

Phone: +49 (0) 331 580 2866

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