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Monday, March 2, 2009

The International Doctoral Program in Economics - Italy

The International Doctoral Program in Economics is a three-year program designed for highly qualified and motivated students who wish to acquire the research and analytical skills of the international scientific community in economics. It is designed for students seeking jobs in academia as well as those who wish to acquire the skills of professional academic research to work in government agencies, financial institutions, international agencies, private companies.

The Programme is jointly offered by Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and by Université Louis Pasteur de Strasbourg .

In addition to the teaching activities, Ph.D. students are part of a rich research environment, within the Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM) at the Sant’Anna School, and the Bureau d’Economie Théorique et Appliquée (BETA), where Ph.D. students are encouraged to take part in various ongoing research projects.

Admissions to the PhD Course for the academic year 2009-10 are now open!

International Graduate Program in Social Science - Germany

The Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS) is an international program designed to promote doctoral research in the social sciences at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The BGSS is a part of a regional network shared by leading research institutions such as the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB), the Centre Marc Bloch (CMB) and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW).

Doctoral training at the BGSS is interdisciplinary with a strong sociology and political science focus. The research agenda of the BGSS is centered on the comparative analysis of:
o varieties of social inclusion (problems of class structure and social inequality as well as problems of cultural heterogeneity, identity politics and social conflict).
o varieties of democracy (structure, actors and performance of mature and young democracies, transition to democracy and autocracy, hybrid regimes, problems of welfare states and capitalism, European integration).

We offer positions as doctoral researchers covering three years beginning in October 2009. Members of the doctoral program who are not funded by other institutions will be awarded scholarships of 1200€/month for up to three years, contingent on the successful
completion of each year. In addition, we offer a professional work environment and support for research stays abroad.
We offer positions as pre-doctoral candidates in the introductory year. These individuals can receive funding in the amount of 650€/month.

The application deadline is March 31st. For further information please visit our website at

The BGSS is a Graduate School of the Excellence Initiative funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Saturday, February 28, 2009

MSc Scholarships- Renewable Energy in Central and Eastern Europe

OMV Scholarship for innovative master program

MSc Program Renewable Energy in Central and Eastern Europe

MSc Program Scholarships- Renewable Energy in Central and Eastern Europe

OMV, Central Europe’s leading oil and gas company, deals in context of research projects with improvements in energy efficiency, greenhouse gas minimisation as well as economical use of biogenous fuels. Furthermore OMV awards two scholarships to the outstanding MSc Program “Renewable Energy in Central and Eastern Europe” to participants from Hungary and Slovakia. These two grants to participants from Hungary and Slovakia in the amount of EUR 13,000 each will be awarded by a jury. The participation of the scholarship holder is EUR 4,500. Any recourse of law is excluded. The winner will be informed.

Please send your complete Grant Application consisting of application form, CV and motivation letter to by June 26, 2009 the latest.

Technische Universität Wien
Continuing Education Center
DI Andrea Würz
Tel: +43 / (0)1 / 58801-41721

Friday, February 27, 2009

Scholarships for Developing Countries - 2009 Journalists Fellowship Programme , New York

The Dag Hammarskjöld Scholarship Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2009 Fellowship Programme.

The fellowships are available to radio, television, print and web journalists, age 25 to 35, from developing countries who are interested in coming to New York to report on international affairs during the 63rd session of the United Nations General Assembly. The Fellowships will begin in mid-September and extend to late November and will include the cost of travel and accommodations in New York, as well as a per diem allowance.

The Fellowship Programme is open to journalists who are native to one of the developing countries in Africa, Asia, South America and the Caribbean, and are currently working full-time for a bona fide media organisation in a developing nation. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in and commitment to international affairs and to conveying a better understanding of the United Nations to their readers and audiences. They must also have approval from their media organisations to spend up to two months in New York to report from the United Nations.

The journalists who are awarded Fellowships are given the incomparable opportunity to observe international diplomatic deliberations at the United Nations, to make professional contacts that will serve them for many years to come, to interact with seasoned journalists from around the world, and to gain a broader perspective and understanding of matters of global concern.

Eligibility and documentation requirements and Fellowship application form are available at

Deadline for submission of application is March 22, 2009. Please allow sufficient time for your application to arrive by Friday, March 20, 2009.

For queries and other information, send email to

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

UK Jobs: Phd Positions in Languages & Historical Linguistics 2009 2010

Institution/Organization: University of St Andrews
Department: School of Modern LanguagesJustify Full
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Ling & Literature

Required Language(s): French (fra)
Plautdietsch (pdt)
Italian (ita)
Spanish (spa)


Four PhD studentships for fees and maintenance in modern languages

The School of Modern Languages at the University of St Andrews is pleased to announce that four School scholarships will be available for four students beginning their Ph.D.s in 2009/10.

Three scholarships cover home fees for a UK or EU student, or a contribution of around £3,315 per annum towards overseas fees. A fourth scholarship will cover living expenses of £6,000 per annum. Candidates are expected to apply for funding to the AHRC, ORSAS or other appropriate bodies, too.

There is no separate application form for these scholarships. All new School of Modern Languages PhD applicants who have firmly accepted a place at St Andrews by 30 April 2009 (by returning the required firm acceptance form to PG Admissions) will be considered for an award.

St Andrews is a top-rated but friendly university, with excellent results in the Research Assessment Exercise 2008. It offers Ph.D. supervision in French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, as well as a number of interdisciplinary areas.

Ph.D. dissertations can be written in English or in the language studied.

For further information see

Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2009

Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Mrs Barbara Fleming
Buchanan Building
Union Street
St Andrews Scotland KY16 9PH
United Kingdom

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
Mrs Barbara Fleming
Phone:+44 1334 463656
Fax:+44 1334 463677

Thursday, January 22, 2009

JN TATA Loan Scholarships for Indians 2009

THE J.N. TATA ENDOWMENT for the Higher Education of Indians


“ lift up the best and most gifted…”

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the J. N. TATA ENDOWMENT LOAN SCHOLARSHIPS for the academic year 2009 -2010 for higher studies abroad in all disciplines and subjects. Selected scholars may also qualify for gift awards .


Applicants who are:
I) Indian nationals; and
II) (a) graduates of a recognised Indian university with a consistently good academic record; or
(b) students in the final year of the degree course; or
(c) mid-career professionals planning to go abroad for further research, specialization or training At the time of submitting the completed applications, candidates need not have the admission / offer letters from the universities to which they have applied for the academic year 2009-2010.


Prescribed application forms will be available from the Administrative Office of the Endowment at:

Mulla House, 51 M.G. Road, Fort, Mumbai 400 001 from December 8, 2008 to February 16, 2009.

The application fee of Rs.100/- can be paid in cash or by a Money Order on which the full name and address is to be mentioned to enable the Endowment to send the form.

Completed application forms should reach the office of the Endowment not later than February 27, 2009.


After the initial screening of applications, candidates will be shortlisted for an interview in person by subject experts. The final selection will be made on the basis of the interview which will be held in Mumbai between March and June 2009.

Master’s Scholarships, Applied Measurement Science, Estonia

Master’s Scholarships, Applied Measurement Science, Estonia

Description: 15 scholarships are available for international students to enroll in the Master’s program in Applied Measurement Science at the University of Tartu, Estonia. The 2-year program is fully taught in English and combines physical and chemical measurements, metrology and related economic and legal aspects. Also, practical placements through internship are an integral part of this degree program and will take place at different Estonian companies, laboratories and agencies. The outstanding quality of this program has been recognized on international and national level (2008 Euromaster quality label, 2007 National Quality Award). All accepted students to this program will receive a tuition waiver scholarship that will cover their tuition fee for the whole two years of the program. Additionally a stipend of 255 EUR/month will be granted in the course of studies to students with the best academic results. Applications are now welcome and will continue to be welcome until May 2009 for the academic year starting in September 2009. Please consult the program’s website for details on eligibility, deadlines and application process.

Homepage : International Master’s in Applied Measurement Science

Category : Measurement Science
Contact address : University of Tartu Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu, Estonia

Keywords : Master’s, measurement science, chemistry, physics, metrology, scholarships, engineering, Estonia
Name : prof. Ivo Leito
Email :

Scholarship For Ghanaian Post-Graduates 2009

Scholarship For Ghanaian Post-Graduates

The deadline for scholarship applications: May 3rd .2009.

The German Embassy is pleased to announce that this summer the SLE plus: Berlin Training for International Development Cooperation at Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin is offering three short term courses:

- Decentralised Management of Regional Development (3.08.-14.08.2009)

- Project Cycle Management (17.8.-28.8.2009)

- Conflict Prevention and Conflict Management (31.8.-11.9.2009)

A framework programme provides participants with the opportunity to become familiar with scholarly discussions in the area of development cooperation, and to meet with representatives of German governmental and non-governmental organisations active in the field of development cooperation.

Costs for each 10-day-course are € 500.00. (Partial) Scholarships will be available for qualified foreign alumni of German institutions of higher education and for alumni of universities who received a German sur-place-scholarship.

The programme funded by DAAD with funds from the Ministry of Economic Cooperation, the German Office of Foreign Affairs and the Senat of Berlin.

For all further information including scholarships please refer to “SLE plus: Berlin Training” on the following website: