Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Phd Positions in Languages & Historical Linguistics 2009 2010

Institution/Organization: University of St Andrews
Department: School of Modern Languages
Web Address: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/modlangs/postgraduate_study.php

Level: PhD

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Ling & Literature

Required Language(s): French (fra)
Plautdietsch (pdt)
Italian (ita)
Spanish (spa)


Four PhD studentships for fees and maintenance in modern languages

The School of Modern Languages at the University of St Andrews is pleased to
announce that four School scholarships will be available for four students
beginning their Ph.D.s in 2009/10.

Three scholarships cover home fees for a UK or EU student, or a contribution of
around £3,315 per annum towards overseas fees. A fourth scholarship will cover
living expenses of £6,000 per annum. Candidates are expected to apply for
funding to the AHRC, ORSAS or other appropriate bodies, too.

There is no separate application form for these scholarships. All new School of
Modern Languages PhD applicants who have firmly accepted a place at St Andrews
by 30 April 2009 (by returning the required firm acceptance form to PG
Admissions) will be considered for an award.

St Andrews is a top-rated but friendly university, with excellent results in the
Research Assessment Exercise 2008. It offers Ph.D. supervision in French,
German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, as well as a number of interdisciplinary areas.

Ph.D. dissertations can be written in English or in the language studied.

For further information see

Application Deadline: 30-Apr-2009

Mailing Address for Applications:
Attn: Mrs Barbara Fleming
Buchanan Building
Union Street
St Andrews Scotland KY16 9PH
United Kingdom

Web Address for Applications: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/modlangs/postgraduates/pg_apply.php

Contact Information:
Mrs Barbara Fleming
Phone:+44 1334 463656
Fax:+44 1334 463677