Call for Papers-Call for Applications - Part 29

posted by usha on 2005/05/17 10:31

[ Call for Papers-Call for Applications ]

Five doctoral candidate positions in the humanities and social sciences at the Baltic and East European Graduate School, Södertörn University College.

The Baltic and East European Graduate School (BEEGS) is located at the Flemingsberg campus of Södertörns högskola (University College), Stockholm, Sweden.

The focus of the research activities of Beegs is on the Baltic and East European area. BEEGS is part of the Center for Baltic and East European Studies, which coordinates Baltic and East European research at the University College, organizes conferences and seminars and invites guest researchers.

All doctoral students will have a four year full-time employed doctoral position. The employment will start February 1, 2006.

The Graduate School is a cooperative venture between Södertörns högskola and the University of Stockholm and other Swedish universities. It is financed by the Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies.

The University College lays special emphasis on studies concerning such themes as Democracy and Welfare; Culture, Ethnicity and National identity; Internationalization and the Organization of Society; Society and Ecosystems, Educational science and Civic education.

We welcome applications in Archaeology, Ethnology, Philosophy, Business Administration, History, Literature, Media and Communication Studies, Economics, Sociology and Political Science. You will find more information here.

How to apply

Application forms can be downloaded from our web page or requested from

The application must include three copies of:

  • A completed and signed application form.
  • A statement of your intended graduate research plan, 3-5 pages in English.
  • Certified transcripts in English or Swedish of previous undergraduate and graduate studies, with grade-point averages.
  • Your Curriculum Vitae.
  • Your Master’s thesis (C+D-essay in Sweden/equiv. of Honours thesis) and other relevant scientific publications.

Applications which do not contain all information requested or which are not submitted in three complete copies will be disregarded. Also, applications received after closing date on May 30, 2005 will be disregarded. Please note that one complete copy of the application will be filed at Södertörns högskola (University college) for two years, due to instructions from the National Archive.

For further information contact:
Co-ordinator Lena Arvidson, phone +46 8 608 42 91, or send an e-mail message to

Trade-union representatives:
Catarina Ludwig (SACO), tel: +46 8 608 47 59
Hannele Lilja (ST), tel:+46 8 608 42 83
Gunnar Stenberg (SEKO), tel: +46 70 316 43 41

Please send your application to:
Registrator (dnr 25/42/2005)
Södertörns högskola,
SE-141 89 Huddinge, SWEDEN.



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