Application and ECTS Credit Points

The Berlin Summer School is open to about fifty international PhD candidates as well as advanced master students and researchers in their early postdoc phase in political science, sociology or neighboring disciplines.

Upon successful completion of a project presentation addressing a key methodological challenge in one's own work, participants will be granted 6 ECTS credit points.


Gebrueder Grimm Library

Who can apply?

The summer school is designed for young researchers who have already begun planning their research projects in detail or are currently working on them.


Selection Criteria

We will select the international participants based on academic achievement, potential and motivation as reflected in the application.

In addition, we will seek a balance between the thematic areas covered in week 2, countries of origin, and gender.


How to apply?

Please fill out the application form online                                                                                          (including short CV, motivation statement, and abstract of the research project).

After successful submission of the application you should receive an automatic confirmation by email.

Application deadline: 15th April 2019

The decision of the selection committee will be communicated to the applicants mid of April.