Overview for Calls for Applications: Positions, Affiliated Fellowships and Scholarships for MA students

The RTG programme provides for different types of funded positions, affiliated fellowships and scholarships.

The programme runs over five years (October 2023 to September 2028). Within this funding period, two cohorts of doctoral researchers will be admitted, the first in October 2023, the second in October 2025, as well as one funded postdoctoral researcher and three affiliated postdoctoral fellowships (all in 2023) and four annual qualifying fellowships for MA students. The funding for every doctoral researcher extends over a maximum of four years.  

Calls for applications for the first cohort were announced from 1 February to 31 March 2023.

Relevant dates for applications (Master Students)

  • Starting date for applications (uploading platform opening) : 15 March 2024
  • Deadline for submitting applications: 15 May 2024
  • Screening of applications: May/June 2024
  • Interviews: June/July 2024
  • Notification on admission: July/August 2024

We invite applications from MA students only from the University of Duisburg and Essen und from Ruhr University Bochum. Please visit the links provided above for further information.