PhD Scholarships in Languages and Intercultural Studies

scholarshipsThe Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies is offering up to six Professorial PhD Scholarships and up to four James Watt/SML PhD scholarships to start in the academic year 2013-14. The term of the scholarships is three years. Successful candidates will be expected to make a contribution to activities in the Department in return for a fee-waiver, a maintenance allowance of £13,590

The Languages and Intercultural Studies PhD programme is highly successful and respected both nationally and internationally. Recent graduates, who benefit from the extensive research contacts of staff across the world, have gained employment in a range of academic positions.

The Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies is committed to conducting theoretically advanced and socially-useful research which is relevant to the academic community and also engages with public interest. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates to develop projects in specific areas. Visit for further details and how to apply. Please note that applicants are requested to indicate to which project their proposal relates.

Any language combinations may be proposed, but the Department has particular research interests in Chinese, English, French, German, Spanish and minority languages, including Irish Gaelic, Galician and Sign Languages.

The closing date for applications is 30 April 2013.