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Apply now for the new Graduate School of Global Politics program at Freie Universität Berlin.

Are you searching for your own path in international academics?

The new Graduate School of Global Politics is your opportunity to set the course for a successful research-oriented career.


News from Nov 27, 2008

The GSGP is a 3 year PhD program and involves 8-10 outstanding PhD candidates from FU Berlin and Fudan University, admitted by both universities in equal numbers. Special features include:

  • Pioneer Concept: the first bi-national German-Chinese PhD program in the social sciences;
  • Systematic coursework: in-depth knowledge of theories of International Relations (IR) and courses on various methodologies best suited for each PhD candidate’s field of specialization;
  • Scholarship for 6-12 month research stay: an opportunity for detailed on-the-spot research and an intensive international academic experience;
  • High-quality academic monitoring: consultation with three advisors, all renowned scholars, for the whole period of the dissertation;
  • Practical experience: various courses in research management, projects with think tanks, and opportunities for interning;
  • Joint certificate: award of a doctoral diploma from the PhD candidate’s home university and a joint certificate from both universities.

The Center for Global Politics is now inviting students to apply for the GSGP program through Freie Universität Berlin. Those applicants will start April 1, 2009 and spend their research stay at Fudan University in Shanghai. After a successful completion of the program and their dissertation, they will receive a PhD diploma from FU Berlin together with the joint certificate.
For further information please visit www.cgp-phd.org