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A structured doctoral model in the Humanities has to focus on supervision and orientation, especially regarding the elaboration of the doctoral research in the first months and the finalisation of the doctoral thesis as well as the planning of postdoctoral career stages in the last months. a.r.t.e.s. EUmanities relies on the well-tested initial orientation semester and supervision concept of the Integrated Track of the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School and provides for a final phase for the completion of the doctoral thesis and career orientation.

The ideal-typical life cycle of a doctoral research work for an Early Stage Researcher (ESR) enrolled in a.r.t.e.s. EUmanities therefore adds up to 36 months, during which the ESRs are fully employed, and which is structured as follows:

  • a 6-month initial orientation semester concluded by the individual supervision agreement
  • 18 months of main research (including the mobility phase of at least 18 months for "a.r.t.e.s. global" and 12 months for "a.r.t.e.s. EU")
  • 12 months to complete the doctoral thesis and gain career orientation.

Against the background of this ideal-typical scheme, ESRs can devise individual schedules together with their supervision team in order to comply with research and personal needs.

a.r.t.e.s. EUmanities has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 713600.

Call: H2020-MSCA-COFUND-2015 | Proposal: 713600 – artes EUmanities