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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 6 November 2018]
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: https://sarweb.org/scholars/resident/
Closing date: November 2019 (annual = first Monday of November)

NEXT [re-posted 1 November 2018]
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: 20 October 2019? (annual)

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; updated/re-posted 31 October 2018]
The American Center for Oriental Research (ACOR)
ACOR FELLOWSHIPS
http://blogs.brown.edu/joukowsky/2018/10/30/fellowships-acor-fellowships-scholarships-and-awards-2019-2020/
primary: https://www.acorjordan.org/2019-20-acor-fellowships/
Closing date: 1 February 2019 (annual)

[posted 25 October 2018]
University of London – Senate House Library
Friends of Senate House Library – Senate House Library Visiting Research Fellowship
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNR117/friends-of-senate-house-library-senate-house-library-visiting-research-fellowship
primary: https://www.jobs.london.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=1239
Closing date: 31 January 2019

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)

[posted 26 October 2018]
Midlands Graduate School [Aston University, University of Birmingham, University of Leicester, Loughborough University, University of Nottingham, University of Warwick]
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP)
ESRC PhD Studentships in the Social Sciences
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNQ965/esrc-phd-studentships-in-the-social-sciences-in-the-midlands-graduate-school
primary: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/mgsdtp/studentships/howtoapply/
Closing date: 22 January 2019

[posted 31 October 2018]
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
Rijksmuseum Fellowship Programme
https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/fellowships
Closing date: 20 January 2019

[posted 2 November 2018]
American Research Center in Egypt
Fellowships
open to fields of study including: anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art history, Coptic studies, economics, Egyptology, history, humanistic social sciences, Islamic studies, literature, political science and religious studies.
http://blogs.brown.edu/joukowsky/2018/11/02/fellowship-arce-fellowship-in-egypt/
primary: https://www.arce.org/fellows
Closing date: 15 January 2019

[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

[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 1 November 2018]
University of Surrey
Postgraduate Studentships
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNS603/postgraduate-studentships
Vice Chancellor’s Award Studentship
https://www.surrey.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/studentships/vice-chancellors-studentship-award-2019-entry
Doctoral College Studentship Award
https://www.surrey.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/studentships/doctoral-college-studentship-award-2019-entry
Closing date: 11 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

[posted 30 October 2018]
UCL, Bloomsbury and East London (UBEL) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP)
ESRC funded PhD Research Studentships
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNT518/esrc-funded-phd-research-studentships
primary: https://www.uel.ac.uk/colleges/graduate-school/ubel-doctoral-training-partnership/esrc-studentships
Closing date: 8 January 2019

NEW [posted 10 November 2018]
London School of Economics and Political Science
LSE PhD Studentships for 2019
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNT427/lse-phd-studentships-for-2019
primary: http://www.lse.ac.uk/study-at-lse/Graduate/fees-and-funding/PhD-Studentships
Closing date: 7 January 2019

[posted 7 November 2018]
Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities
PhD Studentship Scheme 2019/20
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNW803/phd-studentship-scheme-2019-20
primary: http://www.sgsah.ac.uk/
Closing date: 7 January 2019

NEW [posted 9 November 2018]
Swansea University
Swansea University Research Excellence Scholarships (SURES)
including Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNZ742/arts-and-humanities-swansea-university-research-excellence-scholarships-2019
Closing date: 4 January 2019

[posted 5 November 2018]
Open-Oxford-Cambridge Doctoral Training Programme
http://profdanhicks.blogspot.com/2018/11/three-funded-collaborative-doctoral.html
primary: https://www.oocdtp.ac.uk/collaborative-doctoral-awards
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNZ869/open-university-ahrc-phd-studentships
including
“The Photological Past: contemporary archaeological photography as visual culture”
https://www.oocdtp.ac.uk/photological-past-contemporary-archaeological-photography-visual-culture
AHRC CDA Doctoral Studentship for “Powis Castle: The Clive Collection Re-Examined” [Cambridge]
https://www.myscience.org/jobs/id953785-ahrc_cda_phd_candidateship_for_powis_castle_the_clive_collection_re-examined-university_of_cambridge
primary: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/19471/
Closing date: 3, 11 or 25 January 2019

NEW [posted 14 November 2018]
University of Cambridge
Cambridge Climate Life and Earth (C-CLEAR) NERC DTP
PhD Studentships
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BOB989/cambridge-c-clear-nerc-dtp-phd-studentships
including
BC030 “The ancient past of Africa: reconstructing paleobiomes over the last 800k years”
https://nercdtp.esc.cam.ac.uk/projects/bc030-ancient-past-africa-reconstructing-paleobiomes-over-last-800k-years-lead-supervisor
BC038 “Investigating the past using genomic, environmental and archaeological evidence”
https://nercdtp.esc.cam.ac.uk/projects/bc038-investigating-past-using-genomic-environmental-and-archaeological-evidence-lead
CE019 “Speleothem Palaeoclimatology of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico”
https://nercdtp.esc.cam.ac.uk/projects/ce019-speleothem-palaeoclimatology-yucatan-peninsula-mexico-lead-supervisor-david-hodell
CE028 “Volcanic impacts on the ecosystems of our ancestors”
https://nercdtp.esc.cam.ac.uk/projects/ce028-volcanic-impacts-ecosystems-our-ancestors-lead-supervisor-clive-oppenheimer-geography
SE027 “Explosive volcanism in the Kenyan Rift: a tephrostratigraphic perspective”
https://nercdtp.esc.cam.ac.uk/projects/se027-explosive-volcanism-kenyan-rift-tephrostratigraphic-perspective-lead-supervisor
Closing date: 3 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 8 November 2018]
University of Stirling
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
AHRC Funded Studentship Opportunities: Scottish Graduate School of Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Studentship 2019-2020
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNW774/ahrc-funded-studentship-opportunities-scottish-graduate-school-of-arts-and-humanities-doctoral-training-partnership-dtp-studentship-2019-2020
primary: https://www.stir.ac.uk/scholarships/arts-humanities/ahrc-doctoral-studentships/
2019-2020 Faculty Research Postgraduate Studentships
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNV744/2019-2020-faculty-research-postgraduate-studentships
Closing date: 17 December 2018

NEW [posted 14 November 2018]
University of Glasgow
Scottish Graduate School of Arts & Humanities
Arts & Humanities Scholarships for Doctoral Study
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNV966/arts-and-humanities-scholarships-for-doctoral-study
primary: https://www.gla.ac.uk/colleges/arts/graduateschool/prospectivestudents/researchstudy/pgrscholarships/
Closing date: 14 December 2018

[posted 30 October 2018]
University of Edinburgh
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
2019 PhD Studentships in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNU297/2019-phd-studentships-in-arts-humanities-and-social-sciences-at-the-university-of-edinburgh
Closing date: 3 December 2018

[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

[posted 3 November 2018]
University of Dundee
Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded Studentships
https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNV731/arts-and-humanities-research-council-ahrc-funded-studentships
Closing date: 30 November 2018

[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 November 2018]
Leiden University
African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL)
two PhD candidates in African Studies
https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/vacancies/2018/wk41-52/18-449-phd-candidates-in-african-studies
Closing date: 23 November 2018

Archives:

https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2017/01/02/phd-programmes-archives-2018/

https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2016/01/10/phd-programmes-archives-2017/

https://archpostgrad.wordpress.com/2015/01/03/phd-programmes-archives-2016/
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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