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Graduate Centre

Arts and humanities

Structured doctoral programmes - Arts and humanities

Keywords

Empirical method skills, academic professionalisation, academic exchange and discussion, support for participation in relevant conferences, ZiLL research colloquium, method training

Doctoral degree

Dr. phil.

Programme duration

Generally 4 semesters

Application procedure

Via Dr. Stephan Kröner

Specific conditions

The doctoral degree must be completed before the programme certificate is issued.

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Dr. Florian Hofmann, Akad. Rat

  • Organization: Institute of Educational Science
  • Working group: Chair of Educational Theory for School (Prof. Dr. Gläser-Zikuda)
  • Phone number: +49 911 5302-747
  • Email: florian.hofmann@fau.de

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Keywords

Media, cultural history, communication, interdisciplinarity, image, book

Doctoral degree

Dr. phil.

Programme duration

3 to 5 years

Application procedure

Candidates must be nominated by a professor involved with the IMZ

Specific conditions

Interdisciplinary mentoring, only conceptual and specialised support

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Prof. Dr. Kay Kirchmann

  • Organization: Institut für Theater- und Medienwissenschaft
  • Working group: Lehrstuhl für Medienwissenschaft (Prof. Dr. Kirchmann)
  • Phone number: 09131 85-29350 oder 22427 (Sekretariat)
  • Email: kay.kirchmann@fau.de

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Keywords

Interdisciplinarity, cultural and literary theory, methods of cultural and literary studies and gender theory, cultural and literary history

Doctoral degree

Dr. phil.

Programme duration

3 years

Application procedure

By e-mail to the programme co-ordinator with confirmation from the supervisor and letter of motivation

Specific conditions

Integration of young researchers in research activities at interdisciplinary centres (e.g. involvement in lecture series and poetry lectures)

Similar doctoral programmes

Doctoral programme – Media, Books and Visual Studies at the IMZ

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Prof. Dr. Sabine Friedrich

  • Organization: Department of Romance Languages
  • Working group: Chair of Romance Language Philology (Prof. Dr. Friedrich)
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-29365
  • Email: sabine.friedrich@fau.de

Information about the programme

Keywords

Sociological theory, labour and organisational sociology, comparative social analysis, education and career, culture and communication, methods of empirical social research

Doctoral degree

Dr. phil.

Programme duration

3 to 4 years

Application procedure

Direct contact with the professors responsible for the individual fields

Sociological theory: N.N (position not currently filled)

Labour and organisational sociology: Prof. Dr. Rainer Trinczek

Comparative social analysis: Prof. Dr. Ingrid Artus

Education and career: Prof. Dr. Renate Liebold

Culture and communication: N.N. (position not currently filled)

Methods of empirical social research: Prof. Dr. Nicole Saam, Prof. Dr. Renate Liebold

Specific conditions

Option to participate in a wide range of teaching events and seminars

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Prof. Dr. Ingrid Artus

  • Organization: Department of Sociology
  • Working group: Professur für Soziologie (Prof. Dr. Artus)
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-22091
  • Email: ingrid.artus@fau.de

Information about the programme

Keywords

Ageing and technology, nutrition in old age, physical frailty, adjustments in old age, dementia, depression in old age

Doctoral degree

Dr. phil.and Dr. rer. biol. hum.

Programme duration

2 to 3 years, depending on the doctoral degree

Application procedure

Application via the first supervisor of the doctoral thesis if this person is also a member of the structured programme or Interdisciplinary Centre for Research into Ageing. Direct applications are not possible.

Specific conditions

The doctoral programme does not grant any scholarships but actively supports doctoral candidates in applying for them.

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Prof. Dr. Frieder R. Lang

  • Organization: Institut of Psychogerontology
  • Working group: Chair of Psychogerontology
  • Phone number: +49 (0)911 5302-96102
  • Email: frieder.lang@fau.de

Dr. Roland Rupprecht, Akad. Dir.

  • Organization: Institut of Psychogerontology
  • Working group: Chair of Psychogerontology
  • Phone number: +49 (0)911 5302-96106
  • Email: roland.rupprecht@fau.de

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Keywords

Religion, anthropology, human beings, Islam, Christianity

Doctoral degree

Dr. theol., Dr. phil., Dr. jur., Dr. med., Dr. med. dent., Dr. rer. nat.

Programme duration

4 semesters

Application procedure

By application for admission to the programme co-ordinator Prof. Jürgen van Oorschot

Specific conditions

Individual mentoring from the supervisor, financial support for congress trips and publications

Similar doctoral programmes

Department of Islamic Religious Studies (DIRS)

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Prof. Dr. Jürgen van Oorschot

  • Organization: Department of Old Testament
  • Working group: Chair of Old Testament II (Prof. Dr. Oorschot)
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-22206
  • Email: juergen.oorschot@fau.de

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Keywords

Joint initiative between the Mercator Foundation and seven German universities, Islamic theology, Koran studies, Hadith studies, Islamic law, systematic theology (Kalam), Islamic philosophy, ethics and mysticism, history and contemporary culture of Islam and Islamic religious education and teaching methodology

Doctoral degree

Dr. phil.

Programme duration

Up to 3 years (in individual cases, funding can be extended by 1 year on submission of a motivated application)

Application procedure

The Research Training Group is coming to an end in September 2017 (no new applications possible)

Specific conditions

Comprehensive support from fellows throughout the degree programme and additional seminars at various locations

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Prof. Dr. Reza Hajatpour

  • Organization: Department Islamisch-Religiöse Studien (DIRS)
  • Working group: Lehrstuhl für Islamisch-Religiöse Studien mit systematischem Schwerpunkt (Prof. Dr. Hajatpour)
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-26024
  • Email: reza.hajatpour@fau.de

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Keywords

History of art (medieval to contemporary), support with finding subjects for doctoral research and conducting independent research

Doctoral degree

Dr. phil.

Programme duration

Approximately 3 years

Application procedure

Online via StudOn (password required)

Specific conditions

Transdisciplinary focus, joint excursions and visits to exhibitions, intensive mentorship, support with organising research trips abroad and applying for scholarships

Similar doctoral programmes

Doctoral programme – Media, Books and Visual Studies at the IMZ

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Prof. Dr. Christina Strunck

  • Organization: Institut für Kunstgeschichte
  • Working group: Chair of History of Art (Prof. Dr. Strunck)
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-22395
  • Email: christina.strunck@fau.de

Prof. Dr. Hans Dickel

  • Organization: Institut für Kunstgeschichte
  • Working group: Professur für Kunstgeschichte
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-29234
  • Email: hans.dickel@fau.de

Prof. Dr. Heidrun Stein-Kecks

  • Organization: Institut für Kunstgeschichte
  • Working group: Professur für Mittlere und Neuere Kunstgeschichte
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-22396
  • Email: heidrun.stein-kecks@fau.de

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