The Excellence Cluster 264 “Topoi – The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilizations“, funded by the Excellence Initiative of the Freie Universität Berlin and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, is announcing 10 PhD fellowships, beginning on 1st October 2015. Receiving a PhD fellowship also leads to the admission to the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS) of the Berliner Antike-Kolleg and the participation in one of the following structured three-year doctoral programs:

For more information on Topoi, please visit Further information on Topoi research structures in the second funding phase and about the Research Groups announcing are published there.

Please submitt these documents by 30 April 2015 to:

Further the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS) is announcing additional PhD study places (stipends not included) within five of its doctoral programs (ALT, LAA, HistAS, MaCOS, Silk Road) to begin on October 1st, 2015. Applicants specializing in ancient studies and related disciplines are invited to apply.

Required documents for your application for a study place within one of the doctoral programs:
application form, cover letter (2-3 pages), description of the dissertation proposal (8-10 pages), work plan and time schedule, CV, copies of university degree(s) and language certificates, two letters of recommendation and an example of your work (15-20 pages).

Please submit these documents by 30 April 2015 to: