Graduate School of North American Studies (GSNAS) invites applications for 6 doctoral grants, FU Berlin

The Graduate School of North American Studies (GSNAS) at Freie Universität Berlin invites applications for six doctoral grants (1,350 EUR per month, funding period: three years, starting date: October 1, 2019).


Candidates interested in pursuing a doctoral project in Cultural Studies, History, Literary Studies, Economics, Political Science or Sociology can submit their applications online. All relevant details can be found at


Please note that only doctoral projects related to North America or North American Studies can be considered. Applications should be submitted no later than November 30, 2018 (deadline).


Applications for doctoral grants (funded by the DFG or DAAD-GSSP for three years) and doctoral memberships (Promotionsplätze) for candidates with third-party funding for the academic year 2019/20 can now be submitted via our application platform. Applicants will have to upload the documents listed below and can either prepare their application dossiers offline or (in several steps) online.

Please note that only projects related to the field of North American Studies can be considered (i.e. the dissertation has to relate to the U.S. and/or Canada). We will be glad to answer any further questions via email.


Quelle: Application Procedure • Graduate School • John F. Kennedy Institute