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Orient-Institut Istanbul, PhD Research Grant 2012‏

Research Grant Announcement 2012

The Orient-Institut Istanbul offers a research grant for PhD students.
Grants are available to support research in the Humanities and Social
Sciences on the region, its history, culture, languages and contemporar
affairs. The award consists of a monthly stipend of € 1000 for the duration
of up to a maximum of one year.

Prospective applicants are expected to hold an M.A. degree in a Middle
East-related discipline. The proposed research project should have a
regional focus on, either, Turkey, the Balkans, the Volga or Caucasus
region as well as Central Asia. The complete application should specify
the necessity of conducting research in Istanbul, or Turkey, respectively,
and include a detailed time frame for the envisioned research.

A basic command of German and Turkish is expected of all applicants.
Participation in colloquiums at the institute is expected. Research
stays outside of Istanbul have to be coordinated with the director.

Applications must be submitted by January 15, 2012, to the:

Director of the Orient-Institut Istanbul
Prof. Dr. Raoul Motika
Susam Sokak 16-18, D. 8
34433 Cihangir – Istanbul

We also request that applications likewise be submitted by e-mail,
please, to:

Applications must include the following documents:

(1) Cover letter
(2) CV
(3) Outline of the proposed research
(4) Letter of recommendation written by an academic supervisor
(5) Copy of the M.A. diploma
(6) Documentation of Turkish language skills

Dr. Sara Nur Yıldız
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin
Orient-Institut Istanbul
Susam Sokak 16-18 D.8
Cihangir 34433 Beyoglu
Istanbul, Turkey
office: +90 (212) 293 6067/120