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Dear colleagues,

the Kyiv-Jena Double Master’s Degree programme “German and European Studies” is searching for Ukrainian PhD-students for a research-stay in Jena Winter 2015 / 2016.
Please feel free to send our CfA to interested PhD Students, Young PostDocs, colleagues, Social Media, your Homepage, etc. Eligible are all PhD-students/aspirants from all Ukrainian universities and faculties, with an interest in further teaching within our programme. If you have any questions, feel free to ask. Thank you for your help!

Yours sincerely

Felix Schimansky-Geier, M.A.
Project Coordinator “German and European Studies”

CfA: DAAD-sholarships for ukrainian PhD Students, Young PostDocs 2015- Deadline 25.9.2015

The Kyiv-Jena Double Master’s Degree programme “German and European Studies” is supporting young researchers and teachers from Ukraine who are interested in German- and European Studies with scholarships for teaching preparation in our programme. We are providing scholarships for a mentoring time in Kyiv and possibly a stay at our partner University in Jena (4-12 weeks). The training should lead to a future teaching of a course in our programme.

Who can apply?

PhD candidates of NaUKMA and all other Ukrainian universities, i.e. research students (“aspiranty”), including those who have finished their third year, and young PostDocs, i.e. those who recently defended their dissertations, of all disciplines are encouraged to apply. Additionally, successful graduates of the Double Master’s Degree programme can apply and may be allowed to teach lessons. Although, applicants with German language knowledge are preferred, those with excellent English-language proficiency may apply too.We offer
a scholarship of €1.000 per month during a one up to three-month stay, and a refund for travel costs up to €325
mentoring for the research project in Jena, and
the possibility to attend a language course in Jena
Time of the research visit: approx. November 2015 to February 2016.
What to apply for?
Currently, the following courses are taught, for which the applicant can prepare a plan for seminary lessons:
Introduction to Scientific Research
Theory of Analysis of Public Policy
Political Anthropology
Parties and Party Systems in the EU
History of German Political Thinking
Political History of the FRG
German Political System
Theory of Decision Taking
Theories of International RelationsIntroduction to Peace and Conflict Studies

German Foreign Policy
The Political System of the EU
Strategies and Tactics of European Integration
European Foreign Policy

Introduction into European Politics
International Relations in Eastern Europe (EU-Ukraine)
The exact form of teaching will be agreed upon individually. If possible, the course parts will be taught within co-teaching together with another teacher. The languages of teaching: German (preferred) or English. Further information on our programme: http://www.des.uni-jena.deApplication
Please, send in your application until September the 25th, 2015 electronically to with:
a short description of the course lessons you want to prepare, including your methodological and theoretical ideas for teaching (2 – 3 pages)
a short description of your current research project(s) (2 – 3 pages)
a letter of motivation
your CV (Europass preferred)

list of possible advisor(s) in Jena. You will find the teaching staff at:

Applicants from all faculties are accepted. We will hold selection interviews in early October. (If you are not in Kyiv at that time, please, write so in the application.)If you have further questions, please feel free to contact us, Mr. Felix Schimansky-Geier :

Yours sincerely

Felix Schimansky-Geier, M.A.
Project Coordinator “German and European Studies”
Координатор прoекту “Німецькі та Європейські Студії”

National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Dept. of Political Science
vul. Voloska 8/5 (building 4, office 224), Kyiv, 04070, Ukraine

E-Mail: dsg.naukma(at)gmail(dot)com

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