The International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE), conducted jointly by the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies and the University of Cologne, with the University of Duisburg-Essen as an associated partner, invites excellent candidates to apply for up to eight
Doctoral Positions in
Economic Sociology and Political Economy
Research explores the relationship between the modern economy and its social and political foundations. The graduate school features a unique curriculum of core courses, research methods, electives, and summer school sessions. Doctoral researchers take part in the intellectual life of the Institute and the two universities and can spend time at partner institutions abroad.
Candidates with a master’s degree (120 ECTS credits) or equivalent qualification in political science, sociology, organization studies, history, or related fields are welcome to apply. They are expected to have a strong interest in pursuing an academic career. A joint German and French doctoral degree (cotutelle) is possible.
Fellowships will start on October 1, 2017. The deadline for application is February 28, 2017. For program details and an online application form, please consult http://imprs.mpifg.de. The Max Planck Society, the University of Cologne, and the University of Duisburg-Essen are equal opportunity employers.