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Universität Leipzig Joint MA & PhD Peace and Security in Africa Scholarships 2023 for African Students

Call for Applications for the Joint MA & PhD Program Global Studies (Peace and Security in Africa) of the Universität Leipzig

Deadline: February 15, 2023

Eligible Countries: African Countries

To be taken in (Country): Ethiopia & Germany

About the Award: Be part of a unique transnational MA & PhD experience graduating from two prestigious universities in Africa and Europe. Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia and Leipzig University in Germany jointly offer a two-year MA program AND a three-year PhD program focusing on Africa. Immerse yourself in an interdisciplinary and intercultural
environment that provides you with the knowledge and skills needed in a global job market. The program takes place in Addis Ababa, the political capital of Africa, and includes an organized semester at the University of Leipzig, a center of excellence for research into processes of globalization and area studies.

Type: Master, PhD

MASTERS

We are looking for talented students who have completed their first academic degree (Bachelor) in social sciences, political sciences, history, international relations, law, humanities and economics with good or very good. Students applying for this program must have an interest in peace and security and global affairs.

Suitability:

academic excellence motivation, academic potential and letters of recommendation correspond to a previous degree with our masters course work experience and professional qualification language skills

Value of distinction:

€1,800 per term applicants are encouraged to seek financial aid/scholarship from sources such as government agencies, employers, donor agencies or non-governmental organizations partial DAAD scholarships and fee waivers are possible depending on study results

How to apply:

application form certified copy of high school diploma certified copy of university diploma certified transcript of records issued by previous university Proof of language proficiency if English was not the language of instruction on your previous university curriculum vitae (two pages) letter of motivation copy of passport

Send questions and applications to:

Daniel Gebreegziabher Kebede, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Peace and Security Studies

Academic Coordinator

Global Studies: Peace and Security in Africa

Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS)

University of Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

T: +251-912374951

E: [email protected]

dr. Claudia Baumann

Research officer and program coordinator

MA/PhD Global Studies: Peace and Security in Africa

Global and European Studies Institute (GESI)

University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

T: +49-1606442924

E: [email protected]

PhD

Suitability:

proof of an above-average certificate of higher education eligible for doctoral studies (master’s degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited higher education institution) an exposé for a dissertation (maximum 3,500 words) describing the research question and approach, including an analysis of the stand of the technology a three-year work plan including finance and logistics two letters of reference from professors, lecturers or employers chronological curriculum vitae a letter with a personal statement proof of nationality (copy of passport) if the previous degree was not awarded by a university that uses English as the language of instruction: proof of sufficient English skills

Value of distinction:

2,500€ per semester applicants are strongly encouraged to seek financial aid/scholarship from sources such as government agencies, employers, donor agencies or non-governmental organizations partial DAAD scholarships and fee waivers are possible depending on study results

Duration of the price:

How to Apply: Send inquiries and applications to:

Daniel Gebreegziabher Kebede, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Peace and Security Studies

Academic Coordinator

Global Studies: Peace and Security in Africa

Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS)

University of Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

T: +251-912374951

E: [email protected]

dr. Claudia Baumann

Research officer and program coordinator

MA/PhD Global Studies: Peace and Security in Africa

Global and European Studies Institute (GESI)

University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

T: +49-1606442924

E: [email protected]

Visit the Award webpage for details

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