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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

Applications to be submitted to 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

  • Job title: Studienfachkoordinator Schulpädagogik für Grund- und Mittelschulen, Koordinator Promotionsprogramm Lehr-Lernforschung
  • 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

  • Job title: Professur für Medienwissenschaft: Bereich Film und Fernsehen
  • Organization: Institut für Theater- und Medienwissenschaft
  • Working group: Lehrstuhl für Medienwissenschaft (Prof. Dr. Kirchmann)
  • Phone number: 09131 85-29350 oder 29220 (Sekretariat)
  • Email: kay.kirchmann@fau.de

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Keywords

Art and cultural studies, modelling cultural history, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, practical relevance, current investigation concepts

Doctoral degree

Dr. phil., Dr. theol.

Programme duration

4 years

Applications

Closed since 1 June 2017

Features

Seven doctoral scholarships and one postdoctoral scholarship, funded by the VW-Stiftung (VW Foundation) in cooperation with the Germanisches Nationalmuseum

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

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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 email to the programme co-ordinator with confirmation from the supervisor and a 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

  • Job title: Lehrveranstaltungen für Grund- und Hauptstudium in Spanischer und Französischer Literaturwissenschaft
  • 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

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Keywords

Human rights, ethics, medicine, the elderly, autonomy, medical law

Doctoral degree

Dr. phil., Dr. med., Dr. jur.

Programme duration

3.5 years

Applications

Application process was completed in May 2018. Information about any new calls for applications is available on the group’s website.

Specific conditions

No strict time limits, financial support provided by Josef and Luise Kraft Foundation (Munich), each candidate is mentored by two mentors (interdisciplinary), cooperation with various institutions: Centre for Human Rights Erlangen-Nürnberg (CHREN), Clinical Ethics Committee at Universitätsklinikum Erlangen (KEK) etc.

Dr. phil. Christoph Herrler

  • Organization: Department of the History and Ethics of Medicine
  • Working group: Professur für Ethik in der Medizin
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-26432
  • Email: christoph.herrler@fau.de

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

Specific conditions

No scholarships are available through the programme itself but active support is given to doctoral candidates 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

PRO PRICARE (Preventing Overdiagnosis in Primary Care), care research, detection and avoidance of excessive care, ICF (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health), consultation skills, cascade effects in thyroid diseases, seminar and mentoring programme

Doctoral degree

Dr. rer. biol. hum., Dr. med., Dr. rer. pol., Dr. phil.

Programme duration

3 years

Application procedure

The structured programme is primarily aimed at the doctoral candidates of the PRO PRICARE research network; its purpose is to reinforce interdisciplinary exchange and networking. Other interested parties are very welcome, but we have only a limited number of places for doctoral candidates.

If you are interested, please contact the Assistant to the Coordinating Office for the PRO PRICARE Research Network.

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

The application for admission should be sent to the programme co-ordinator Prof. Jürgen van Oorschot

Specific conditions

Individual mentoring by the supervisor, financial support for conference trips and publications

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

Information about the programme

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 mentoring, 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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