Ph.D. and Master Scholarships at Newcastle University

By | February 12, 2009

Institution/Organization: Newcastle University
Department: School of Modern Languages
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics
German Studies


Ph.D. and Master Scholarships in German Studies at Newcastle University

For the coming academic session (2009-10), the School of Modern Languages at
Newcastle University invites applications for Masters and Ph.D. awards. A
variety of
bursaries are available for UK, EU and overseas candidates. In addition to
funding and Newcastle Faculty funding, the School is offering 8 bursaries
(6 at
Masters level and 2 at PhD level). One 3-year Ph.D. studentship offered by
School is reserved exclusively for German Studies, and all the general
opportunities of the School of Modern Languages are also open to candidates
wishing to pursue German Studies. This can be either in one of the taught
programmes or in a research degree (M.Litt. or Ph.D.).

The following M.A.-programmes can be studied with a focus on German:
– M.A. in Professional Translating for European Languages
– M.A. in International Film
– M.A. in Linguistics and Language acquisition
– M.A. in Linguistics of European Languages

For research degrees (M.Litt. and Ph.D.) we are happy to supervise in the
following areas:
– German Linguistics
– Medieval German Studies
– Modern German Literature

Bursary applications should include:
– A letter of application stating the programme for which the bursary is
and outlining how this relates to your previous academic work.
– A curriculum vitae
– The names and contact details of two referees who can comment on your

Applications for research programmes should include a copy of the candidate’s
research proposal. Proposals should be written according to the University’s
guidelines available at

The closing date for completed applications that wish to be considered for
AHRC-funding is 27 February 2009. The School bursaries’ deadline is 30
June 2009.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Prof. Henrike Lähnemann (Director of
Postgraduate Studies).

Application Deadline: 27-Feb-2009

Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Prof Henrike Lähnemann
Chair of German Studies, School of Modern Languages
Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU
United Kingdom

Contact Information:
Prof Henrike Lähnemann
Phone:+44 191 222 7513

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