Two International PhD grants in the field of "Federalism Studies"


The University of Innsbruck in cooperation with Eurac Research invites applications for two PhD, for a period of 3 years. The doctoral student will be enrolled at the University of Innsbruck and will be based both at Eurac Research (Bozen/Bolzano – Italy) and at the University of Innsbruck and participates in the doctoral programme there.

· Pursuing a PhD in the field of “Federalism Studies”
· Collaboration at the “Research Center on Federalism – Politics and Law”, University of Innsbruck and the Institute for Comparative Federalism, Eurac Research
· Training and research on federalism studies
· Participation in conferences, congresses, inhouse and external trainings
· Assistance in the teaching and research activities at the Institute for Comparative Federalism and the Research Center on Federalism – Politics and Law

· Diploma or master degree in Political Science or related field of study with a focus on federalism studies
· Very good knowledge in the field of social science methodology
· Very good English skills
· Ability to work in a team

We offer:
– Start at the earliest convenience
– Minimum gross salary (stipulated by collective agreement) of € 2.096/month (14 times). The salary will be higher if the candidate has worked in a similar position before
– 30 hours/week
– Opportunities for career development and PhD training programme at Eurac Research (–Training.aspx)
– Numerous attractive offers at the University of Innsbruck (
– Attractive living conditions in the middle of the Alps

How to apply:
The full announcement, deadlines and rules for application are published on the following websites:
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Interested candidates should submit their application including their PhD proposal (max. 5 pages) by 22.03.2019 online at the following links: ( and (