The Graduate School of the „Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures“ (CSMC, Integriertes Graduiertenkolleg im Sonderforschungsbereich 950 „Manuskriptkulturen in Asien, Afrika und Europa“) at the Universität Hamburg invites applications for


1+2 year scholarships of 1.200 Euro per month (tax free) starting April 1st, 2018.
The CSMC is a unique research centre for the historical and comparative study of manuscript cultures in Asia, Africa, and Europe building on decades of manuscript studies at the Universität Hamburg. It was established with a generous grant from the German Research Association (DFG) in order to develop a comprehensive approach to manuscript cultures including disciplines such as philology, palaeography, codicology, art history and material analysis.
Communication in the international research community of the Centre is conducted in English, Ph.D. (Dr. phil.) dissertations should be written in English or German.
First information can be found on the Centre‘s webpage which will be continually updated:
We are looking for highly qualified and highly motivated Ph.D. students with a M.A. or equivalent degree in all disciplines studying manuscript cultures regardless of region.
Applications with a research proposal compatible with the programme of the Centre‘s objectives, CV and copies of B.A., M.A. or other relevant certificates must be sent as one PDF document to the Director of the Graduate School before January 31th, 2018, Prof. Dr. Oliver Huck, Fakultät für Geisteswissenschaften, CSMC, stipendium.geisteswiss@uni-hamburg.de. Logo

Bewerbungsschluss: 31.01.2018