The Wittenberg Center for Global Ethics is now accepting Scholarship applications for 6 PhD Positions within its doctoral programme ‘Ethics and Responsible Leadership in Business‘.
Scholarship includes a monthly stipend of 1,350 €
Deadline is 17 February 2019.
|Time Span||01 Oct 2019 for 3 years|
|Application Deadline||17 Feb 2019|
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|Subjects||Business, Corporate and Leadership Ethics|
|Description||The Wittenberg Center for Global Ethics (WCGE) hosts the Doctoral Program “Ethics and Responsible Leadership in Business” (ERL). For admissions in October 2019, the program will award up to SIX DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS.
The scholarship includes a monthly stipend of 1,350 € and a membership in the doctoral program. Four scholarships are financed by the Karl Schlecht Foundation (KSG), two by the Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft (SDW).
The international doctoral program academically and financially supports doctoral students, who develop scientifically well-founded and practically relevant answers to questions arising in the research areas of economic, corporate, and leadership ethics. The doctoral program target highly qualified, socially engaged, and globally thinking, active young scholars and practitioners from all over the world. For further information see: www.ethicsinbusines.eu.
The dissertation projects of applicants must fit to the thematic focus of the doctoral program and the research interests of the supervising professors. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the professors’ research interests on the program’s website:
Applicants’ dissertation topics can directly relate to one of the topics proposed by the supervising professors but are not limited to these topics.
Further information about the conditions of entry, the selection criteria of the doctoral program, the award criteria of the scholarship, and the application procedure can be found on our Website at:
Applicants should submit their application only via the online application Portal at:
|Requirements||In order to be eligible for the doctoral program, applicants must meet the following conditions:
• Their dissertation project must fit to the thematic focus of the doctoral program.
• One of the professors cooperating with the doctoral program must agree to supervise the applicants´ dissertation project.
• Applicants must have received a master’s, magister or diploma degree in a subject area that is relevant to their dissertation project. Applicants must have graduated from their master’s, magister or diploma program with an above-average degree (for example, with honours, at least grade “good” (2.0) or an equivalent degree).
• Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English. Good German language skills are preferred, but are not required.
In addition, it is advantageous if applicants have already gained the following experiences:
Have gained international experience through study abroad programs, professional stays abroad or international volunteer work.
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