PhD Scholarships 2018

The School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics at University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland is pleased to invite applications from outstanding candidates for three PhD Scholarships, starting in September 2018.

Each scholarship covers the EU rate of tuition fee as well as an annual stipend of €10,000. The scholarships are awarded for 3 years, subject to satisfactory progress. Successful candidates are expected to participate in professional training activities, including teaching-based activities.

Staff in the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics undertake research in the following broad areas (for details, please consult staff profiles):

Italian Studies

German Studies

Spanish Studies


Areas of specialization for PhD candidates are open but should align with 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. The School will choose the best candidates regardless of their area of specialization.

The closing date for applications is 22nd June 2018, 5 pm 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. They should also send a short expression of interest to the Head of School, Professor Bettina Migge (

Applications for PhD programmes are made online via

For more information about the School, please visit

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