Hertie School Of Governance Doctoral Program 2024-25 (Up to €1450 Monthly Stipends)

Students who complete the Doctoral Program in Governance stand at the forefront of social scientific expertise in one of the most significant and rapidly evolving fields of study. It combines viewpoints from sociology, political science, economics, and law and calls for superior qualitative and quantitative methodology. The program focuses on solving problems, both conceptually and practically.

Financial Benefits and Rewards

  • For the PhD programs, the Hertie School does not charge tuition. They provide eight highly competitive three-year stipends of €1450 monthly and a maximum €200 monthly contribution to health insurance each year.
  • Students will gain Academic distinction and advanced skill development in a global, multidisciplinary environment
  • Learn via cutting-edge studies and techniques to address today’s issues
  • Opportunity to Interact with eminent academics and professionals in Berlin, Europe, and worldwide and;
  • Scholars will build careers in research at international organizations or academia at prestigious universities around the world

Eligibility Criteria for Hertie School Of Governance Post Doctoral Scholarship

The PhD program is designed for individuals who want to understand basic issues and governance patterns at the highest scholarly research levels.

The Hertie School of Governance represents the following fields: economics, law, political science, sociology, public administration/management, and related fields. Candidates should have a very strong background in one of these areas.

Students are expected to be receptive to interdisciplinary study and comparative viewpoints, as concerns of governance and public policy often cut across academic fields

Selection Criteria for Hertie School Of Governance Post Doctoral Scholarship

Applications that cleared the initial screening stage will be evaluated by two internal reviewers.

Candidates identify potential dissertation supervisors based on their proposal and evaluate the various components of the application such as:

  • Quality and fit of research proposal
  • Academic performance and references
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) and
  • A motivation letter

How to Apply

Applying for the Hertie School Of Governance Doctoral Program involves the steps below:

Application Deadline

The application deadline is February 1, 2024. However, this Deadline date depends on how you apply to the Doctoral Programme in Governance for the 2024 cohort (starting September 2024).

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