Please read the FAQs before uploading any files. All fields marked with * must be filled out
Please try to keep the file size of your pdf files small. All PDF files togehter must not exceed 15 MB . For technical reasons, the statement of motivation and the curriculum vitae as well as the academic transcripts must be uploaded as one coherent PDF file.
We only accept files in PDF format. You will find assistance in creating PDFs here. We will not consider applications that do not fulfill all formal requirements.
* Short profile: Please fill out the short profile completely using Adobe Reader or Acrobat (NOT your Browser), save it and return to this form to upload it. If this fails you can use this Word template instead. Fill it and save / convert it to Pdf.
*Covering letter and CV: In the guidelines for covering letter and CV you will find all requirements regarding form and content of these documents.
*Project description: In the project description guidelines you will find all requirements regarding form and content of the project description. These requirements must be fulfilled because of the partially anonymised selection process.
* Academic transcripts: Please upload your University degree documents (BA degree certificate + BA transcript and MA degree certificate + MA transcript) as one PDF file. If these are not in German or English, please provide a translation.
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Your personal data is stored for the purpose of the application procedure. They will be received by the staff of the BGHS office, namely: Sabine Schäfer, Miriam Kanne, Frank Leitenberger.
The data will be kept confidential and won't be given to third parties. It will be stored on Bielefeld University's server. Further information is available on the University homepage.
Your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1a of EU-DSGVO is legal basis for further processing.
You are eligible to receive information on the stored data, and withdraw your consent anytime. You are eligible to exercise the rights of access, deletion, limitation, and objection.
Further information on your rights is available on the website of Bielefeld University. Objections go to: Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS), Universitätsstr. 25, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany. Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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