Arts and humanities

Structured doctoral programmes - Arts and humanities

Keywords

Human rights, transnational economic relations, corporate responsibility, labour migration, sustainability, digital transformation

Doctoral degree

Dr. jur., Dr. rer. pol., Dr. phil.

Language of degree programme

English

Programme duration

4 years

Applications

Apply by 15 June 2021 with CV, suggested topic, letter of motivation, sample text and other required documents (call for applications)

Features

The international doctoral programme ‘Business and Human Rights: Governance Challenges in a Complex World’ is funded by the Elite Network of Bavaria and offers places for 12 doctoral candidates, employed by FAU on the basis of 2/3 of an E13/A13 position. The programme covers a wide range of topics and methods in its curriculum, and candidates profit from intense supervision by university lecturers at FAU, as well the partner universities in Bayreuth and Würzburg.

FAU contacts and information about the programme

Prof. Dr. Markus Krajewski

Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law
Chair of Public Law and International Law (Prof. Dr. Krajewski)

Information about the research training group

Keywords

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

Doctoral degree

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

Course language

German

Programme duration

3.5 years

Applications

Application deadline: 15 September 2021. 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.

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.

Course language

German and English

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

Lehrstuhl für Kunstgeschichte

Department of Theatre- and Mediascience
Institut für Kunstgeschichte

Prof. Dr. Hans Dickel

Professur für Kunstgeschichte

Department of Theatre- and Mediascience
Institut für Kunstgeschichte

Prof. Dr. Heidrun Stein-Kecks

Professur für Mittlere und Neuere Kunstgeschichte

Department of Theatre- and Mediascience
Institut für Kunstgeschichte

Information about the programme

Keywords

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

Doctoral degree

Dr. phil., Dr. theol.

Course language

German

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

Lehrstuhl für Kunstgeschichte

Department of Theatre- and Mediascience
Institut für Kunstgeschichte

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.

Course language

German and English

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

Institut of Psychogerontology
Chair of Psychogerontology

Dr. Roland Rupprecht, Akad. Dir.

Institut of Psychogerontology
Chair of Psychogerontology

Information about the programme

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.

Course language

German

Programme duration

Generally 4 semesters

Application procedure

Applications to be submitted to Dr. Florian Hoffmann

Specific conditions

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

FAU contact person and information about the programme

Prof. Dr. Florian Hofmann

Studienfachkoordinator Schulpädagogik für Grund- und Mittelschulen, Koordinator Promotionsprogramm Lehr-Lernforschung

Institute of Educational Science
Chair of Educational Theory for School (Prof. Dr. Gläser-Zikuda)

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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.

Course language

German

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

Lehrveranstaltungen für Grund- und Hauptstudium in Spanischer und Französischer Literaturwissenschaft

Department of Romance Languages
Chair of Romance Language Philology (Prof. Dr. Friedrich)

Information about the programme

Keywords

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

Doctoral degree

Dr. phil.

Course language

German and English

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

Professur für Medienwissenschaft: Bereich Film und Fernsehen

Institut für Theater- und Medienwissenschaft
Lehrstuhl für Medienwissenschaft (Prof. Dr. Kirchmann)

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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.

Course language

German

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

Department of Old Testament
Chair of Old Testament II (Prof. Dr. Oorschot)

Information about the programme