Call for Applications of the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences for Doctoral Candidates

As an international candidate, you can apply for a scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) until 15th February 2019 to complete your PhD in Social Science in Bavaria.

Two DAAD scholarships for international candidates are available from 1st October 2019 and last for four years. The Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences supports scholarship holders through personal mentoring, workshops and support services.

Candidates who are holding a Master's degree (or equivalent) or who are close to completion from the following fields can apply: sociology, psychology, educational science, political science, labour and educational economics, demography and statistics.

The research agenda of the Graduate School of Social Science is grouped into the following pillars:

Pillar 1: Education, personal development and learning from early childhood to adulthood

Pillar 2: Educational and social inequality across the entire life course

Pillar 3: Changes in human capital, labour markets and demographic structures and their impact on social structures in modern societies

Pillar 4: Governance, institutional change and political behavior

Find a detailed list of topics that will be supervised by professors here. Find further information on the application requirements and process here.


The Bavarian-Indian Centre for Business and University Cooperation (BayIND) has been set-up in order to coordinate and promote the university cooperation between Bavaria and India. It was founded in 2008 and is supported by the Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts. The centre aims to intensive academic relation between India and Bavaria and supports the economy in its cooperation's with India. In addition, the centre has also been designed as a central service institution for companies (SMEs). The BayIND is located at Hof University of Applied Sciences and runs a liaison office in Bangalore/ India.


Bavarian-Indian Centre
for Business and University Cooperation

Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
95028 Hof/ Germany

+49 (0) 9281 409 5102
F +49 (0) 9281 409 5099




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