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The Romance Studies Department of the University of Freiburg will award up to three short-term graduate scholarships of € 1,000.00 per month in Freiburg beginning on October 1st 2020 for a duration of three months and for up to a maximum of six months.  for student in the field of Romance Studies (Italian, French and Spanish studies). Those awarded the scholarship are expected to pursue a PhD at Freiburg University. Knowledge of German or English + Spanish, Italian or French is a must.


Scholarship awarding decisions are made by the board of the Romance Studies Department, which is composed of the six professors, the two study program coordinators and the coordinators of the administrative services.

The Romance Studies Department strives to support women in academic careers and therefore particularly encourages qualified female graduates to apply.

All supporting documents in German, English, French, Spanish, or Italian should be submitted by July 15th 2020 in a single PDF-document per e-mail to and per post to:
Prof. Dr. Judith Frömmer Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg Romanisches Seminar Platz der Universität 3 D-79085 Freiburg

Subject to the approval of funds, additional calls for graduate scholarship applications are planned for February 2021 and June 2021.


The Ulderup Predoctoral Scholarships aim to enable graduate students to progress from a Master’s degree or an equivalent degree to a PhD and to support them during the preparation of a proposal for a doctoral position, a project or a long-term-scholarship. Thus the Ulderup Scholarships intend to offer financial support whilst the candidates are applying for funds at foundations or for means of third-party-funding. The candidates are expected to work in Freiburg and to carry out their project at the University of Freiburg.




Application Requirements and Eligibility Criteria

• An outstanding university degree, generally a Master’s degree in Romance Studies (linguistics/literature/cultural studies/film studies) or an equivalent degree;

• A letter of motivation (see below)

• An abstract of the project not exceeding half a page in length;

• A recommendation letter from an advising professor from the Romance Studies Department of the Albert Ludwig University in Freiburg (about half a page in length);

• Excellent knowledge of at least one Romance language, as well as German and/or English, and

• Graduate records (for instance, a transcript of records).

Applicants are required to submit a short letter of motivation (approximately one page long), in which they describe their doctoral project as it relates to the research environment of the Romance Studies Department of the University of Freiburg. Furthermore, it should state which type of funding is envisioned by the scholarship-application (long-term scholarship, project, doctoral position).



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