General information

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Application and ECTS Credit Points

The Berlin Summer School is open to about sixty international PhD candidates as well as advanced master students and researchers in their early postdoc phase in political science, sociology or neighboring disciplines.

Upon successful completion of a project presentation addressing a key methodological challenge in one’s own work, participants will be granted 6 ECTS credit points.

Who can apply?

The summer school is designed for young researchers who have already begun planning their research projects in detail or are currently working on them.

Selection Criteria

We will select the international participants based on academic achievement, potential and motivation as reflected in the application.

In addition, we will seek a balance between the thematic areas covered in week 2, countries of origin, and gender.

How to apply?

Please fill out the application form online (including short CV, letter of motivation and abstract of the research project).

After successful submission of the application you should receive an automatic confirmation by email.

Application deadline: 15 March 2020

The decision of the selection committee will be communicated to the applicants in late March.