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PhD programmes

This entry includes PhD programmes in humanities and social sciences that may be of interest for those looking for a PhD position in archaeology. Generally, positions on these programmes are advertised once (or twice) a year and require a research project proposal. As a consequence, closing dates are not as tight as PhD positions on specified topics. In addition to PhD programmes, open calls for application to PhD positions in humanities and social sciences that require a research project proposal are also listed here.

Closing date not specified (ordered by post date)

[posted 28 July 2018]
National University of Ireland, Galway
Hardiman PhD Scholarships
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BLP007/expression-of-interest-call-for-generously-funded-hardiman-phd-scholarships-at-nui-galway-ireland/
primary: http://www.nuigalway.ie/hardiman-scholarships/
Closing date: call for expressions of interest (advert closes 26 October 2018)

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Closing date (in descending order)

NEXT [re-posted 22 September 2018]
University of Turku
Doctoral Programme of History, Culture and Arts Studies JUNO
Doctoral Candidate
primary: http://www.utu.fi/en/units/hum/research/postgraduate/applying/Pages/home.aspx
Closing date: 20 March 2019

NEXT [re-posted 2 February 2018]
The American Center for Oriental Research (ACOR)
ACOR FELLOWSHIPS
https://www.acorjordan.org/2018-19-acor-fellowships/
Closing date: 1 February 2019? (annual)

NEXT [re-posted 1 February 2018]
European University Institute
Ph.D. Scholarships
in: Economics; History and Civilization; Law; Political and Social Sciences
primary: https://www.eui.eu/ServicesAndAdmin/AcademicService/DoctoralProgramme
Closing date: 31 January 2019 (annual)

NEXT [re-posted 1 February 2018]
ARTES: Iberian & Latin American Visual Culture Group
1) Artes Coll & Cortés Travel Scholarships
working on any aspect of Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American visual culture before 1800
https://artes-uk.org/2014/01/01/artes-coll-cortes-travel-scholarships/
2) ARTES Coll & Cortés PhD Scholarships for students at a UK University
on any aspect of Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American visual culture before 1800
https://artes-uk.org/2014/01/01/artes-coll-cortes-phd-scholarships/
3) ARTES Coll & Cortés Scholarships for PhD or post-doc students in Spain, Portugal or Latin America
working on any aspect of Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American visual culture before 1800
https://artes-uk.org/2014/01/01/artes-coll-cortes-scholarships-for-phd-or-post-doc-students-in-spain-portugal-or-latin-america/
Closing date: 31 January 2019 (annual)

NEW [posted 16 October 2018]
technē [Brunel University; University of the Arts London; University of Brighton; Kingston University; Loughborough University London; University of Roehampton; Royal Holloway University of London; University of Surrey; University of Westminster]
57 AHRC Doctoral Studentships
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNG513/57-ahrc-doctoral-studentships-in-london-and-the-south-east
primary: http://www.techne.ac.uk/
Closing date: 15 January 2019

NEW [posted 15 October 2018]
Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) [University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University of Warwick, Coventry University, De Montfort University, University of Leicester, Nottingham Trent University, and The University of Nottingham]
AHRC Studentships for UK/EU Doctoral Researchers in the Arts and Humanities
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNH587/ahrc-studentships-for-uk-eu-doctoral-researchers-in-the-arts-and-humanities
primary: https://www.midlands4cities.ac.uk/how-to-apply/how-to-apply.aspx
Closing date: 14 January 2019

[posted 8 October 2018]
Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE) [Birkbeck, University of London; The Courtauld Institute of Art; Goldsmiths, University of London; SOAS University of London; Universities of East Anglia; University of Essex; University of Kent ; University of Sussex]
PhD Studentships: Arts and Humanities Research Council
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNG404/phd-studentships-arts-and-humanities-research-council
primary: https://www.chase.ac.uk/apply
Closing date: 11 January 2019

NEXT [re-posted 2 October 2018]
Deutsches Archäologisches Institut
Kommission für Alte Geschichte und Epigraphik (München)
Doktorandenstipendien / Doctoral Scholarships [granted by Elise und Annemarie Jacobi-Stiftung & Gerda Henkel Foundation]
for international PhD students
http://www.gerda-henkel-stiftung.de/kommission-fuer-alte-geschichte-und-epigraphik-des-deutschen-archaeologischen-instituts-muenchen?page_id=74890 & http://www.dainst.org/karriere/stipendien/stipendien-aek
Closing date: 1 January 2019 (next closing dates: 1 April 2019, 1 July 2019, 1 October 2019)

[posted 25 September 2018]
Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS)
Graduate School Scholarship Program (GSSP) of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): 4 Scholarships
primary: http://www.berliner-antike-kolleg.org/bergsas/application
1-2) “Ancient Philosophy and History of Ancient Science” program
http://fiecnet.blogspot.com/2018/09/two-phd-scholarships-in-berlin-germany.html
primary: http://www.berliner-antike-kolleg.org/documents/27995/37041/Ausschreibung_Stipendium+APhilHistAS_2018/82d89181-93c7-4886-ba3d-366d98f7954a
3-4) „Languages and Cultures of the Silk Road“ Program
from the academic fields of Central and East Asian Archaeology, Central Asian studies, Iranian studies, Turkology.
primary: http://www.berliner-antike-kolleg.org/documents/27995/37041/Ausschreibung_Stipendium+Silk+Road_2018/77a49fc5-6664-47e7-8c37-b5fd2094ad1d
Closing date: 1 December 2018

NEW [posted 17 October 2018]
University of Manchester
Social Sciences PhD Funding
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNL889/social-sciences-phd-funding-for-january-2019
primary: https://www.socialsciences.manchester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/applying/
Closing date: 26 November 2018

[posted 7 September 2018]
University of Basel
Basel Graduate School of History (BGSH)
starter scholarships
https://www.myscience.org/jobs/id928990-starter_scholarships_of_the_basel_graduate_school_of_history-university_of_basel = https://www.myscience.org/jobs/id928991-bourses_de_debut_de_these_de_la_basel_graduate_school_of_history-university_of_basel = https://www.myscience.org/jobs/id928989-startstipendien_der_basel_graduate_school_of_history-university_of_basel
primary: http://direktlink.prospective.ch/?view=f784bfd1-b58c-424d-b730-bd665f60b131 [English] & http://direktlink.prospective.ch/?view=43a96c80-b751-4f0c-af38-170005719ae6 [French] & http://direktlink.prospective.ch/?view=cfb0cf8c-e065-4e83-856a-95b1303f31ab [German]
Closing date: 7 November 2018

[posted 13 October 2018]
Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Graduiertenkolleg „Dokument – Text – Edition. Bedingungen und Formen ihrer Transformation und Modellierung in transdisziplinärer Perspektive“
Kollegiat/inn/en-Stellen
Das von den Fächern Druck- und Medientechnologie, Germanistik, Geschichte, Klassische Philologie, Philosophie sowie evangelische Theologie getragene Graduiertenkolleg untersucht die fachspezifische Edition von Dokumenten und nutzt dabei die Doppelgesichtigkeit der Editorik als theoretischer Disziplin und wissenschaftsgeleiteter Praxis.
https://www2.uni-erfurt.de/pipermail/antike/20181010/001918.html
primary: https://www.editionen.uni-wuppertal.de/bewerbung.html
Closing date: 4 November 2018

NEXT [re-posted 7 November 2017]
School for Advanced Research (SAR)
Resident Scholar Fellowships
from the perspective of anthropology or from related fields such as history, sociology, art, and philosophy
primary: http://sarweb.org/index.php?resident_scholars
https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55376
Closing date: November 2018 (annual = first Monday of November)

NEW [posted 16 October 2018]
Irish Research Council (IRC)
Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme 2019
http://research.ie/funding/goipg/
Closing date: 1 November 2018

[posted 6 October 2018]
Utrecht University
project “Remembering Activism: The Cultural Memory of Protest in Europe” (ReAct)
3 PhD Positions
PhD project 1: Remembering women activists
Phd 2: Remembering Protest in the 1960s
Phd 3: Memoryscapes of M-15 (2011)
https://www.academictransfer.com/en/50292/3-phd-positions-in-the-project-remembering-activism-the-cultural-memory-of-protest-in-europe-react-09-fte-each/
primary: https://ssl1.peoplexs.com/Peoplexs22/CandidatesPortalNoLogin/Vacancy.cfm?PortalID=4063&VacatureID=1007208&Vacancy=3%20PhD%20Positions%20in%20the%20project%20Remembering%20Activism%3A%20The%20Cultural%20Memory%20of%20Protest%20in%20Europe%20%28ReAct%29%20%280%2E9%20FTE%20Each%29#top
Closing date: 1 November 2018

NEW [posted 15 October 2018]
University of Western Australia
Forrest Research Foundation
PhD Scholarships
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNL877/phd-scholarships-for-the-worlds-best-and-brightest
primary: http://www.forrestresearch.org.au/scholarship/
Closing date: 31 October 2018

[posted 7 October 2018]
University of Köln
a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne
doctoral fellowships
https://academicpositions.at/ad/a-r-t-e-s-graduate-school-for-the-humanities-cologne/2018/10-doctoral-fellowships-in-the-a-r-t-e-s-eumanities-programme/117640
primary: http://artes.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/18116.html?&L=1
Closing date: 31 October 2018

NEXT [re-posted 1 November 2017]
Ecole française d’Athènes
Bourses = Research Fellowships
Les candidats doivent être inscrits en Doctorat et poursuivre des recherches nécessitant un séjour en Grèce et se rapportant à l’un des domaines suivants : préhistoire et protohistoire égéenne ; monde hellénique antique, monde hellénique et éventuellement balkanique, médiéval, moderne et contemporain. = Candidates must be enrolled in doctoral studies and be carrying out research that requires them to spend time in Greece, and which is related to one of the following fields: Aegean prehistory and protohistory, the ancient Greek world, and in some cases the Balkan, medieval, modern and contemporary Greek world.
primary: http://www.efa.gr/index.php/fr/formation-a-la-recherche/bourses = https://www.efa.gr/index.php/en/formation-a-la-recherche/bourses/dossier-de-candidature
Closing date: 31 October 2018 (annual)

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https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2014/01/01/phd-programmes-archives-2015/
https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2013/12/01/phd-programmes-archives-2014/
https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2012/12/04/phd-programmes-archives-2013/
https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2011/08/01/phd-programmes-archives/ [2011-2012]

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Open until filled (ordered by review date)

[posted 5 October 2018]
British Institute at Ankara
2019 Research Scholar
at least two-thirds of their time on institute-related work and a third conducting their own research relating to Turkey and/or the Black Sea littoral, which may fall within any of the academic disciplines of the humanities and social sciences.
https://www2.uni-erfurt.de/pipermail/antike/20181006/001913.html
primary:
Closing date: 12 October 2018 (or 12 November 2018?)

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