The aim of the RLC Campus Bonn is to promote exchange and synergies between applied interdisciplinary research and the work of “Alternative Nobel Prize” laureates in the fields of development, environmental sustainability, and social justice.RLC Bonn and ZEF offer a 3-year PhD scholarship for candidates from developing and transition countries to carry out a PhD research project on a topic dealing with Migration, Mobility and Integration in South-East Asia, especially in the Straits of Malacca region. The position starts as of October 1 2011. The candidate will be integrated into the ZEF Doctoral Studies Program, a structured PhD program in English language (www.zef.de/doctoralprogram.html). ZEFs doctoral program is unique in Europe in terms of interdisciplinarity, internationality (students from 80 countries), and size.
Qualified applicants should come from a developing or transition country and actually reside there. They should hold an excellent master’s or equivalent degree in development studies, sociology, anthropology, political sciences, geography or related disciplines and have outstanding research expertise in the fields of migration, mobility and integration. Experience in interdisciplinarity is an asset. Fluency in English is mandatory. The age limit is 32 years.