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How to apply to Grad School in Social Sciences

Oct 09, 2023

A digital Autumn School for aspiring researchers from structurally disadvantaged regions.

Deadline for Applications: 15 September 2023 The DAS runs sessions from October 9 until November 9 and is completly online.

For many, applying to graduate school is the start of an international career in academia. However, writing a convincing application is an art that must be learned. This is exactly what the SCRIPTS Digital Autumn School (DAS) aims to support you with. It will prepare you for any Social Sciences Grad School. You will have the opportunity to work on your own exposé and receive feedback from a coach. Additionally, you will get an introduction to the German Academic System.

Who can apply

- You finished or are about to finish your Master’s degree

- You were or are currently enrolled at an academic institution in a structurally disadvantaged region

- Students and alumni of the SCRIPTS-Partner Network will be treated preferentially

- Your academic background is either in Social Sciences, Humanities, Law, Area Studies, or Economics

How to apply

- Cover letter indicating your motivation for pursuing a PhD, your current topic of interest, and your preferred track (mornings/afternoons Berlin time) (1 Page)

- Short academic CV (1 Page)

- Email your documents to BIRT@scripts-berlin.eu with ‘Application DAS, Morning Track’ or ‘Application DAS, Afternoon Track’ in the subject line

SCRIPTS gathers eight prominent research insitutions in Berlin and works together with a network of partners, inclduing the Berlin University Alliance.

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