PhD Scholarships @CCCU!

Canterbury Christ Church University is pleased to announce its 2016 round for PhD scholarships.
Scholarships include a stipend of £13,000 per year and tuition fee waiver for three years. The scholarship is available to British/ EU and non-EU students. Canterbury Christ Church University is able to sponsor Tier4 student visas for non-EU students, who are awarded the scholarship.
More information about the scholarship and the application are available here

The Politics and International Relations programme at Canterbury Christ Church University has a vibrant PhD community. Current PhD students work on a variety of topics, including the Occupy movement, political capital in Russia, minority nationalism in liberal states, the Eurozone after the financial crisis, EU enlargement policy and security changes in the Western Balkans, EU visa liberalisation and minority rights and crises and federal political systems.

We welcome applications in the specialist areas that our staff work in:

Dr Andre Barrinha: Security Studies, International Relations Theory, Turkish Foreign Policy, European Security

Dr David Bates: Contemporary Radical Politics, Marxism, Political Activism

Dr Mark Bennister: British Politics, Leadership Studies, Parliamentary Studies

Dr Laura Cashman: Minority Rights, Central and Eastern European Politics

Dr Amelia Hadfield: EU Foreign Policy, Energy Governance, Commonwealth Studies

Dr Soeren Keil: Western Balkan Politics, EU Enlargement, Power-sharing in Divided Societies, Federalism and Territorial Autonomy

Dr Sarah Lieberman: Environmental Politics, Space Policy, EU governance.

More information about the Politics and International Relations programme is available here

To discuss a potential topic, please send an initial email with the name of the potential supervisor to

The deadline for application is 18 April 2016 with a start date of 1 October 2016.

We are looking forward to receiving your applications!


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