Doctoral Student Position

posted by ush on 2008/07/10 12:32

[ Doctoral Student Position ]

The Baltic and East European Graduate School (BEEGS) is located at Södertörns högskola (Södertörn University College) in south Stockholm, Sweden. BEEGS is part of the Centre for Baltic and East European Studies, CBEES. The focus of the research activities at BEEGS is on the Baltic and East European area. The language of instruction is English and fluency in English is required.

In cooperation with Uppsala University, Södertörns högskola is inviting applications for doctoral student positions in Political Science:

Up to three PhD candidates in Political Science (for information about the regulations regarding admission, selection and entry requirements, see: (dnr 876/22/2008)

Closing date for applications: 15 September 2008

Doctoral students are offered full-time employment for a period of up to four years, in accordance with the regulations of the Swedish National Agency for Higher Education. The starting date for employment is February 1, 2009.

The application must include three copies of:

  • A completed and signed application form. The application form can be found at
  • A statement of your intended PhD research plan, about five-six pages (max. 14.000 characters including spaces/2000 words) in English.
  • Certified transcripts in English or Swedish of previous undergraduate and graduate studies, with course grades.
  • Your curriculum vitae.
  • Your academic thesis/essays and other relevant scientific publications. (If you have written your thesis/essays in a language other than Swedish or English you must also include three copies of an English summary of five-six pages, about 14.000 characters including spaces/2000 words.)
  • Contact details of two references.

Applications that do not contain all the information requested or that are not submitted in three complete copies will be disregarded. Applications received after the closing date will be disregarded.

Please note that one complete copy of the application is filed at Södertörns högskola for a period of two years, in accordance with the instructions from the Swedish National Archives. More detailed information about application and admission criteria can be found at

For further information contact:
Helene Carlbäck, Director of Studies, tel: +46 8 608 40 25 or send an e-mail to

Trade-union representatives:
Öjvind Diderichsen, SACO, tel: 08-608 46 55
Hannele Lilja, ST, tel: 08-608 42 83
Gunnar Stenberg, SEKO, tel: 070-316 43 41

Please send your application to:
Registrator (dnr 876/22/2008)
Södertörns högskola,
SE-141 89 Huddinge, SWEDEN.

Your application must reach Södertörns högskola (Södertörn University college) by 15 September 2008, at the latest.


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