Admission to the BGHS degree programme
It is possible to seek admission to the doctoral programme of the BGHS. The application deadline for admissions to our degree programme is 15 January and 15 June; the semester begins on 01 April and on 01 October. You will find more information under degree programme at the menu bar on the left.
Each semester, the BGHS invites two international doctoral researchers from a foreign university to join our community in Bielefeld for a research stay of up to four months. The deadline for applications are 15 January for Summer Term (1 April to 30 September) and 15 June for Winter Term (1 October to 31 March). You will find more information under visiting fellowships at the menu bar on the left.
Start-up scholarships for international doctoral proposals
The BGHS will award four six month start-up scholarships for Summer Term to international MA graduates looking to pursue a doctoral degree. The scholarships support the preparation of a research project and the completion of a project description for applications for admissions, fellowships, or doctoral positions. The next deadline for applications will be 26 October 2014.
Shortcuts scholarships for the promotion of young women researchers
The BGHS offers a series of workshops on preparing doctoral proposals and shall award Shortcuts scholarships to young women researchers wishing to attend these workshops. The programme starts every fall, a call for application is published every spring.
Grants for members of the BGHS community
The BGHS supports the international mobility of its members with mobility grants for three to six-month stays abroad at universities or research facilities. We also offer a nine-month grant for participation in the BGHS exchange programme with John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland (USA). Information on application deadlines and procedures can be found under mobility grants and Johns Hopkins exchange at the menu bar on the left.