Tuesday, September 16, 2008

SCHOLARSHIPS- PhD and MA Study in Germany for Central Asian Scholars

Distrib. by: Central-Eurasia-L - Announcement List for Central Eurasian Studies


SCHOLARSHIPS- PhD and MA Study in Germany for Central Asian Scholars

Posted by: Dilrabo Jonbekova <dilrabo.jonbekova@ucentralasia.org>

Doctoral Scholarships for Study in Germany

The University of Central Asia (UCA) and the German Academic Exchange
Service (DAAD) are pleased to celebrate the second year of their
partnership and provide full scholarships for Central Asian students
to pursue doctoral studies at German universities in the fields of
natural sciences and technology. The partnership addresses the
critical need for science specialists in the region, and provides
scholarships for Ph.D. students in the disciplines of biology,
chemistry, biochemistry, applied physics, geology, applied
mathematics, computing science, engineering sciences (environmental
engineering, complex systems analysis and design), environmental
sciences and environmental earth sciences, and natural resource
management. Applications in the disciplines of archaeology,
ethnography and economics will also be considered.

Graduates sponsored under this programme will be considered for
academic and research appointments in UCAs School of Arts and Science
and/or the Graduate School of Development.

Students with a solid background in the sciences with an interest in
pursuing doctoral studies are encouraged to apply. Prerequisites for
the programme include:
* Diplom spetsialista, Masters Degree, or strong Bachelors Degree in
one of the science disciplines;
* Demonstration of knowledge/ competency in chosen discipline;
* A sound research proposal addressing issues relevant to Central Asia;
* Proof of contact with a German university: (letter of admission
from a Ph.D. programme or at least proof that the applicant is being
considered for admission., or consent of a professor to act as
personal supervisor of Ph.D. thesis,
* Excellent knowledge of English or good knowledge of German.

M.A. studies clearly serving as preparation to Ph.D. studies can be
supported. Applicants should, however, at the time of their
application already have a solid research project.

All applicants are strongly advised to attend information sessions to
be held by UCA and DAAD. Details will be announced on the DAAD
websites. All applicants should consult with their local DAAD offices
on appropriate programs at German universities.

Questions on German universities should be addressed to the local DAAD
offices. Questions on suitable specializations and prospects of
teaching appointments with the University of Central Asia should be
addressed to the University of Central Asia to Dilrabo Jonbekova,
facultydev@ucentralasia.org

Applications can be downloaded at the DAAD websites and can be
obtained by writing to facultydev@ucentralasia.org


Completed applications must be received by 16:00 p.m. November 28,
2008 in the local DAAD offices or the regional UCA offices.

Contact:
For general program information:

All countries:
UCA Central Administration
207 Panfilova Street
720040 Bishkek
Tel.: +996-312-691-822
E-mail: facultydev@ucentralasia.org

For information on German universities and submission of applications:

Kazakhstan:
DAAD Information Center Almaty
ul. Puschkina 111/113, Zi. 18
Almaty
Tel.: +7 727 293 90 35
E-Mail: daad@mailbox.kz
www.daad.kz

Kyrgyzstan:
DAAD Information Center Bishkek
American University of Central Asia
Ul. Abdumomunova 205
720000 Bishkek
Tel.: ++996-312-66 11 16
E-mail: daad@auca.kg
www.daad.edu.kg

Tajikistan:
DAAD Information Center Dushanbe
Sovetskaya 107
734 001 Dushanbe
Tel.: Tel.: (+992 37) 2246301
E-mail: daad-ic-dushanbe@gmx.net
www.daad.tj

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