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Three PhD Studentship in Political Science, Sweden

Two of the doctoral dissertations will comprise independent projects in political science written under the direction of a research supervisor.

The project Civil Society and the Enlightened Welfare Politics will comprise the framework for one of the doctoral dissertations, which will be written independently in cooperation with the project leader and the research supervisor.

Indicate in your cover letter whether or not you are interested in all three of these Ph.D. student positions.

Those awarded a position as a Ph.D. student shall above all engage themselves with their own doctoral education. A maximum of 20% of the position may involve other administrative and educational responsibilities at the Department. Employment as a post-graduate student requires that the student is or will be accepted to a program of post-graduate education, which is decided by one’s ability to successfully complete the program of studies. Departmental policy is that students receive financial support during their first year of post-graduate studies, and that they be employed as Ph.D. students during the final three years of their program. Regulations concerning post-graduate students are to be found in the Higher Education Ordinance, Chapter 5, §§1-7, and in the University’s rules and guidelines.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 April, 2011

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