PhD Scholarships

The School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics at University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland invites outstanding PhD candidates to apply for FOUR Scholarships, starting in September 2017 in the following areas:

Italian Studies

German Studies

Spanish Studies


Areas of specialization are open but should align within the research interests of staff members within the School. Applicants should consult staff profiles for information and approach and gain initial approval from a potential supervisor.

Each scholarship is worth €10 000 per annum and EU fees for up to three years, renewable yearly upon satisfactory progression. Successful candidates are expected to participate in professional training activities, including teaching-based activities.

The closing date for applications is 31 May 2017 5pm GMT.

Applicants who wish to be considered for the fellowship must submit a complete application for admission to the PhD [Z129] by the deadline indicating that they wish to be considered for the SLCL Scholarship on the application form AND by sending a short expression of interest to the Head of School, Professor Bettina Migge (

Applications for PhD programmes are made online via

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