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Preparatory Scholarships

The holders of “predoc” scholarships 2018 (Photo: Alessa Hübner)

To ensure a quick transition from Master’s or similar degrees to doctoral studies, the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School advertises 8 scholarships per year (beginning in the winter semester) that allow candidates to prepare a doctoral dissertation project.

As the graduate school of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne also encompasses a Research Master Programme and a Research Lab for the postdoc phase. The new scholarships for the preparation of a doctoral dissertation projects allow for a quick transition from Master’s to doctoral studies at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Scholarship recipients have the opportunity to develop and focus a doctoral dissertation project during one semester. Taking part in the a.r.t.e.s. colloquium, which all scholarship recipients are cordially invited to, moreover offers the opportunity to become acquainted with other projects being pursued at the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School early on.